Functional area: Atlas Copco Industrial Technique AB, R&D
Recruiting contact: Mandeep Chauhan, Materials Engineer
Phone: +46(0)8 743 89 06
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The thesis aims to investigate applications for additive manufacturing (AM) for Atlas Copco Industrial Technique with focus on adding customer value to the business. It includes re-designing of a product to maximise printability in-line with defined business case. The applications encompasses both metal and plastic printing using different technologies for existing product portfolio with focus on low volume production parts such as spare parts.
Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D printing or rapid manufacturing, builds final shapes by adding material layer upon layer as opposed to subtractive approach followed by conventional manufacturing. In the last decade, exponential development in the field of AM techniques and processes has happened. The relatively new approach to manufacturing also calls for new principles and methods to be used for designing parts in order to fully utilize the various benefits of AM. Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is an important step forward towards adopting AM as one of the production methods from prototyping to full production.
Evaluating design principles for additive manufacturing and identifying AM potential of current products from Atlas Copco product portfolio. For support in deciding on current production parts, Atlas Copco Industrial Technique handbook on AM will be used for parameter decisions. AM design principles should be applied to re-design or design from scratch, parts for cost efficient and high performance 3D printed components. The thesis also includes experimenting with AM design module offered by CAD software (Creo) as a tool to create AM designs.
Level of thesis project:
- Master thesis
- Mechanical engineering
- Industrial engineering
- Production Engineering
Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco Industrial Technique we team up with our customers to turn industrial ideas into smart manufacturing assembly solutions and innovative industrial tools. Our passionate people, expertise and service bring sustainable value to industries everywhere. Atlas Copco is based in Stockholm, Sweden with customers in more than 180 countries and about 37 000 employees. Revenues of BSEK 95/ 9 BEUR in 2018.