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CMT - Nordic business opportunities from coating and additive manufacturing

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArctic Frontiers 2016 Conference - Industry and Environment, 25-29 January 2016, Tromsø, Norway
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2016
Publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings

Abstract

In High-North mining, oil & gas, offshore and metal industries face large challenges in wear, corrosion, fatigue and excessive energy consumption. To address these needs, novel cost-effcient and environmentally friendly surfacing and additive manufacturing technologies based on cold-arc and laser hybrid metal deposition techniques are developed. Development, adoption and commercialisation of high productivity deposition techniques enable: 1) Fabrication of low diluted and fusion bonded coatings with enhanced wear and corrosion properties with low friction and anti-icing properties, 2) Fabrication of large near net-shape 3D metal objects with 30-40% more weight efficient structures compared with conventional manufacturing techniques.

Keywords

  • CMT, Additive manufacturing, Cladding, Remanufacturing, Circular economy, 3D metal printing, Direct metal deposition, Energy efficiency

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