At the University of Stuttgart the plasma handheld device piezobrush® PZ3 is used for plasma activation in 3D printing for microoptics.
Plasma technology in 3D printing
In recent years, 3D printing has become increasingly important and is now established in manufacturing technology. Due to the increased importance for industrial and private customers, the demands on quality, material variety and robustness are now increasing. For years, the Regensburg-based company relyon plasma GmbH, a subsidiary of the TDK Group, has been researching plasma activation in 3D printing. Above all, the production of large and complex components poses a challenge. These can only be manufactured as individual parts and then have to be bonded. This is where plasma technology is used.