Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN has unveiled a partnership with AM Options, a model of the Rösler Group, taking one other step ahead within the realm of technological innovation
AM Options is a model created by Rösler, one of many world’s main consultants in floor ending, to supply tailored services designed across the challenges and wishes of additive manufacturing. With 3D printing having an more and more profound impact on each facet of commercial manufacturing, together with that of a Formulation One workforce, the sting given by AM Options helps the workforce have entry to industrial options for partial to totally automated postprocessing of polymer and steel additive elements for all printing applied sciences.
A number of 3D printed elements function on the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41, competing within the 2021 Formulation One world championship, and the power to have extra exactly made objects created in an environment friendly and cost-effective manner will present advantages to the workforce.
The brand new S1 system for the automated de-powdering and cleansing of small to midsize volumes of 3D printed elements gives quite a few new technical options, akin to a brand new basket design for optimum distribution and circulation of the elements, a specifically developed put on safety lining product of non-staining anti-static polyurethane, ATEX conformity, and secure and ergonomic machine dealing with.
Commenting on the announcement, Stephan Rösler, President & CEO of the Rösler Group added: “We’re delighted to companion with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN within the discipline of publish processing of additive manufactured elements. As an early adopter of 3D printing, Sauber has acknowledged the significance of publish processing by way of automation, price effectiveness and repeatability within the AM manufacturing chain.
“Their deep information and expertise will assist us to additional enhance our options and to extend the notice of our nonetheless younger AM Options model. We’ll deliver our a long time of know-how in floor ending mixed with our tailor made options for the wants and challenges of AM to the observe. By this partnership, we create an ideal win-win state of affairs for 2 extremely progressive firms, that at all times try for the max,” he mentioned.
Frédéric Vasseur, Crew Principal Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG mentioned: “Additive manufacturing is taking part in an ever-increasing function in Formulation One and each new iteration of our race vehicles function extra 3D printed elements – along with these utilized in different operations of the corporate, from the wind tunnel fashions to experimental elements.
“The improvements introduced by AM Options assist us create elements shortly, extra effectively and with much less waste, which means we achieve on money and time, two assets obtainable in very finite quantities in our sport, whereas on the identical time enhancing the sustainability of our operations. It’s all a part of the marginal beneficial properties we make throughout each facet of our operations as we transfer in the direction of the entrance of the grid,” he concluded.