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A conversation with 3D Printing Media Network

This interview was written by Edward Wakefield and published at 3D Printing Media Network. Sowing the CEAD of composites LFAM An interview with Lucas Janssen, co-founder and CEO of CEAD, about how the company was started and developed, and where it is now We sat down with Lucas Janssen and touched on the origins of CEAD (their experience starting back in 2011 with Leapfrog [...]

June 1st, 2022|

Large scale 3D printing: differences between robot systems and gantry systems

The first step in selecting the right large scale 3D printing solution for a specific application is deciding between a robot system or a gantry system. This choice is made based on individual requirements, such as required printing speed, flexibility, and requirements related to the production facility building. This article highlights the differences between robot based solutions for large scale 3D printing and [...]

April 4th, 2022|

Visit CEAD at JEC World 2022

CEAD will be physically attending JEC World 2022. The world’s leading composites event is hosted at Paris Nord Villepinte, from May 3rd to 5th. We are excited to attend this live event and even more excited to exchange ideas on all things composite. You can meet us at JEC World, to receive more information about our solutions or chat about a collaboration. Fill [...]

March 30th, 2022|

Improving large scale additive manufacturing accuracy with laser tracking

As a large scale thermoplastic composite 3D printing company, CEAD strives to revolutionize the possibilities of additive manufacturing. Central in this strive for innovation are, among others, increasing both the thermoplastic output per hour and the accuracy of our large scale 3D printers.In order to increase output, CEAD has developed groundbreaking robot extruders and continues to do so. The aspect of increasing printing accuracy [...]

February 22nd, 2022|

Factory/Site Acceptance Test and large scale 3D printing

To validate that a newly built solution for large scale additive manufacturing works as expected from the factory, CEAD uses an Acceptance Test. During this test we make sure that the final system matches our quality standards, as well as the wishes of the client. The Acceptance Test is the final step of the production process. This article elaborates on such tests which are [...]

January 18th, 2022|

Formnext 2021: a recap

After not being able to attend Formnext for two years, this November we had the opportunity to finally attend the event live again. In 2019, we were still co-exhibitors on the Siemens booth. But, this year we built our own booth and had the perfect location on the fair! It was great to see everybody again and meet new people.  In this news [...]

December 20th, 2021|

Siemens NX CAM and the CEAD AM Flexbot

The right driver makes the difference in realizing the full potential of our robot solution for 3D printing, the AM Flexbot. This is why the usage of the AM Flexbot is supported through Siemens NX. This software is a flexible and powerful integrated solution that helps to deliver products faster and more efficiently. The combination of Siemens NX and the AM Flexbot enable [...]

December 14th, 2021|

In-house training for complete large scale 3D printing solutions

In order to unlock the full potential of our solutions, one must be familiar with the possibilities of large scale 3D printing. This is why CEAD helps clients with personalized training, both in-house at our production hall, as well as on-site at your production facility. Training is provided to obtain the knowledge and skills required to operate a specific 3D printing machine that [...]

December 2nd, 2021|
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