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Using Lattice Structures to Test Design Strategy & Predict Structural Behavior

Eric Miller (Principal and co-founder, PADT)

Location: 208B

Date: Wednesday, February 6

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Track: 3D Printing Innovation Summit

Vault Recording: TBD

Lattice structure design and manufacturing is one of the most promising areas of research in additive manufacturing and is poised to have a significant impact on sectors like aerospace, medical implants, and automotive. This session will cover:

  • Unlocking design possibilities by creating lattice structures to improve strength and performance of materials being tested in 3D-printed models
  • How to design lattice structures for applications that require thermal and mechanical property testing
  • Applying lattice methodology to three-dimensional stress fields to determine weight-efficient materials
  • Exploring lattice structure design techniques and examples from classes of materials including but not limited to: metals, polymers, impact-absorbent, meta-materials, and some cellular structures
  • Employing biomimicry design methodology to create lattice structures for new medical device innovation and development