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Finalists Design Challenge 2017 show increasing maturity industrial 3D printing

Finalists Design Challenge 2017 show increasing maturity industrial 3D printing

Professionals and students redesign products with broad range of benefits  

On Monday February 13, 2017 Additive Industries announced the finalists of Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2017 in two categories: professional or student designer. From a group of 76 contestants, almost double in comparison with last edition, 6 finalists were selected. The selected designs are from the different fields, such as advanced food processing, aeronautics industry, automotive industry and high-tech. On Wednesday evening March 15, during Additive World Awards Dinner in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Erik de Bruijn (chairman of the jury) will announce the winners of the Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2017. 

The (re)designs are from left to right, first top row then bottom:

  • ‘Sealer-arm’ from the Team Chocolate Shock Prevention (Lareka, the Netherlands, professional category)
  • ‘Monolithic Heat Exchanger’ from Dr. Christoph Kiener (Siemens, Germany, professional category)
  • ‘Custom Micro Quadcopter Frame’ from Michael van der Bent (the Netherlands, professional category)
  • ‘Demonstrator Model for a Supersonic Wind Tunnel’ from Team Alliance (Alliance University, India, student category)
  • ‘Light weight components for Manufacturing Robot’ from Boris Sokolov (Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, student category)
  • ‘Carburettor for an Internal Combustion Engine’ from Cassidy Silbernagel (The University of Nottingham, UK, student category)

For more information on the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge, please go to the Design Challenge 2017 page.