The costs associated with the manufacture of AM Medical components has a very significant impact on the rate of AM technology integration. It is imperative that a more cost-effective method of mass surface finishing AM parts is created.
- Create a sustainable surface finishing method for metal AM implants
- Develop upon current expertise in Metal AM to reduce the cost and improve performance of surface finishing for metal AM
- Investigation of drag finishing including plastic, ceramic & nut drag finishing
- Investigation of robotics polishing as well as electropolishing and manual polishing