#SC-04-17 Additive Manufacturing for Business: Practices and Ecosystem
About CourseEIT RawMaterials
Identify how to implement additive manufacturing in your organisation
On this course, you’ll examine the business case for additive manufacturing (AM) alongside experts at EIT RawMaterials.
The introduction of AM has created exciting opportunities for innovation in multiple industries, from product design to aeronautics, and understanding the market is crucial to reaping the benefits.
Learn how additive manufacturing can boost your business
AM has the potential to be profitably used in business and can have a positive impact on value chains and business models.
You’ll learn to explain how AM can be used to boost business – whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to enter the 3D printing market, or a professional interested in enhancing an existing company with AM.
Discover the additive manufacturing ecosystem
You’ll be given an in-depth overview of the current AM landscape, learning how to find your place in a market that has greatly expanded over recent decades.
You’ll also examine the practical process of implementing AM within a business.
Lead an additive manufacturing strategy in your company
Ultimately you’ll come away able to confidently make the business case for the use of additive manufacturing, armed with a clear and concise understanding of the current market and processes.
- Key financial advantages of additive manufacturing
- Additive manufacturing applications in the product lifecycle
- Strategic framework of additive manufacturing implementation
- Additively manufactured spare parts
- Additive manufacturing ecosystem
- Distributed manufacturing
What Will I Learn?
- Explain how additive manufacturing can be used to improve business
- Justify why additive manufacturing should be used in your company
- Explore the additive manufacturing ecosystem
- Lead additive manufacturing implementation in your company
- Assess your position in relation to other players of the additive manufacturing ecosystem
Topics for this course
Welcome to the course00:02:14
Differences between additive manufacturing and conventional manufacturing
Please introduce yourself
Strengths and weaknesses of additive manufacturing
The benefits and the limitations of additive manufacturing
Different machines have different purposes
When should you use additive manufacturing?
Application areas of additive manufacturing
The roles of additive manufacturing in creating products
The original application: prototyping as a support for product development
Expanded usefulness: tooling
Additive manufacturing matures: manufacturing final products
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