Wohlers Associates helps organizations take advantage of technologies and strategies that enhance the rapid product development and manufacturing process.
Reverse engineering encompasses a variety of approaches to reproducing a physical object with the aid of drawings, documentation, or computer model data. In the broadest sense, reverse engineering is whatever it takes—manual or under computer control—to reproduce an object.
3D scanning systems are used for the reverse engineering of mechanical parts and organic shapes. Manufacturing professionals apply them to the creation of new patterns for prototype tooling, metal casting, and CNC machining. Medical specialists use 3D scanning to digitize bones and other anatomy for the development of prosthetics and implants. Video production experts use them to capture difficult-to-create shapes for TV commercials and special effects in Hollywood films.
Technical, market, and strategic advice on Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing Rapid Product Development
ASTM unites with the Wohlers brand to build on its market influence and access to top AM industry decision-makers worldwide.
Under the leadership of the R&D team, the AM CoE partners plan and conduct coordinated R&D projects, prioritized annually and targeted to expedite...
Provide a comprehensive program that educates and trains the additive manufacturing workforce at all levels, while continually incorporating new advances...