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Qualification of FDM end-use parts for Home Appliance Industry

Industry Sector

FMCG (Household Appliance)

Objective

  • Pilot project to demonstrate the technical and financial viability of FDM 3D printing for spare parts production by taking as study case 19 parts from Electrolux product line

Innovation Applied

  • Developed a complete quality assurance system from engineering to production to ensure consistent 3D printing quality

Key Benefits

  • 93% were within the required tolerances. The remaining 7% can be explained by mistakes during the industrialisation process

  • Results of the study shall be used to engage on a deployment phase with Electrolux AND enlarge business with new Home Appliances manufacturers such as Arcelik, Whirlpool, Haier etc.

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