Application support and consultation

The new Prima Additive Application and Innovation center in Turin provides a fully equipped area where you can familiarize yourself with additive manufacturing technologies to increase your exposure and knowledge. Facilitating training and knowledge sharing, our specialist groups of engineers are always next to you. You have a unique opportunity to see first hand the capabilities of the technology and we can together identify how to rapidly deploy it in your business in the most competitive manner.

Consider our Application Centre as your personal Additive Manufacturing knowledge centre

  • Access to Prima Additive machinery and expertise for developing your ideas
  • Application consultation and preparation
  • Support on your product costing and scheduling
  • Basic training on preparing data and handling the machines
  • Safety training for additive processes
  • Powder supply either from Prima Additive or support to qualify your own powders
  • Supporting you to print your prototypes on our machines
  • Supporting you in designing for Additive (re-engineer your products to improve cost and performance)
  • Process qualification and documentation support
  • Developing your business case with you

Make your business future-ready in five steps

Step 1 – Case analysis

  • Initial estimation on key aspects of the process
  • Printing strategy simulations
  • Feasibility and sustainability report

Step 2 – Process and material evaluation

  • Experimentation for obtaining process parameters
  • Realization of samples with the required material

Step 3 – Realization of the prototype in Prima Additive machines

  • Apply of the selected process and machine parameters
  • Fabrication of the prototype
  • Repeatability of the printing procedure

Step 4 – Evaluation and characterization of the parts

  • Verification of quality targets
  • Obtain mechanical and thermal properties
  • Guidance to post-process phases

Step 5 – Reporting & “know how”

  • Customer manual (process details and application)
  • Optimization of process techniques
  • Know-how exploitation
  • Advanced training