As of now, MAN Diesel & Turbo is equipping gas turbines with 3D-printed components. To exploit the potential of the technology even further, MAN Diesel & Turbo is currently investing in the “MAN Center for Additive Manufacturing".
Dr Gianmario Scotti, from the Faculty of Pharmacy, has found polypropylene on eBay, and bought a couple of rolls of filament. And after just a handful of developmental phases, the researchers created a microreactor that can be used for mass spectrometry analysis.
Hot stamping dies required channels for coolants previously, coolant channels usually had to be drilled straight into the die, so a continuous position on the surface is made almost impossible, particularly when it comes to complex shapes.