Arevo launches on-demand 3D printing program
Editor’s note: CompositesWorld received several new product and technology announcements ahead of JEC World 2020, which had been scheduled for March 3-5. Although that exhibition was postponed to May, CW is now publishing the announcements we received. This is one of them.
Arevo (Santa Clara, Calif., U.S.) is unveiling at JEC World its new MaaS program for the on-demand production of ultra-strong, lightweight 3D-printed composite parts. In addition to its availability in the U.S., MaaS is also offered in Japan in partnership with AGC Inc. and new partner 3DPC. This service is based on Arevo’s Aqua platform, said to be the world’s first industrial-grade continuous fiber 3D printing system capable of printing parts of up to 1 m3. The system also features Xplorator software — the industry’s first fully integrated composite tool chain to accelerate the design process from concept to production.
The MaaS platform is designed to provide composite parts with unprecedented low cost and true production scale for 3D-printed goods and reduced design cycles for a wide range of products.
At JEC World Arevo is exhibiting unique 3D-printed composite parts, such as the world’s first 3D-printed composite “e-Moto” — a micromobility cross between an e-bike and an e-scooter — a custom tennis racket engineered for performance and an aircraft landing gear door bracket optimized with generative design. Arevo worked with both Airbus and Stelia Aerospace to produce the bracket, which consists of a single 3D-printed part that replaces four welded metal parts.
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