Additive Manufacturing Pilot Line

A state-of-the-art center dedicated to the industrialization of metal additive manufacturing

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Additive manufacturing is for everyone

Additive manufacturing is within everyone’s reach, from large companies to SMEs: CIM4.0 supports businesses and bridges the gap of knowledge on technology. We cover the entire value chain for Additive Manufacturing processes, from creating 3D models, through manufacturing, to final processing and component inspection.

New product development

Using the most recent technologies, a deep knowledge of Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) and the experience of consortium members in product engineering, CIM4.0 takes advantage of AM to help companies improving their performance, overcoming their limits and bringing their product to the next level.

Process parameters optimization

CIM4.0 team is able to develop a unique set of process parameters specifically customized based on the requirements of your products. By optimizing such parameters, it is possible to maximize: – Single parts functionality – Production speed – Post-processes optimization (supports removal, surface refining, microstructure,…)

Product/process qualification

Thanks to the experience and competences of the consortium partners, particularly concerning the automotive and aerospace industries, CIM4.0 is able to support the certification of Additive Manufacturing parts and processes, aligning them to various regulations’ parameters.

Prototype and pre-series production

CIM4.0 Pilot Line directly analyses and monitors all production processes and phases, from consultancy during design, to material selection and process development, including post-processing and final inspection.

Technological analysis

We assess the suitability of AM to your products and trace an implementation path, taking into account your industrial reality needs and features. Through planned strategic choices and a deep evaluation of associated costs, risks and benefits, CIM4.0 is able to guide you in exploiting AM technologies for the benefit of your company.

Customized training courses and workshops

AM is a rapidly evolving technology; CIM4.0 helps companies gaining knowledge on how to use it. With the Learning hub and the Academy training paths, we have developed a complete range of AM courses exploiting the assets of the pilot line, to train Managers, operational technicians, designers and process technologists, showing them how to concretely bring innovation to their company.

BOX 1 — Powder Bed Fusion

Prima Additive Print Genius 250

A medium-size powder bed machine equipped with double-laser technology, suitable for prototypes printing and very complex final component as well.
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Prima Additive Print Sharp 150

A small laser powder bed machine, with a cylindrical build volume, also suitable for precious metal processing.
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BOX 2 — Powder Bed Fusion

EOS M-400-4

A large powder bed machine with high productive capacity thanks to its four lasers for melting metals.
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BOX 3 — Direct Energy Deposition

Prima Ad­di­tive Laser­dyne 811

A large-scale direct deposition machine, suitable for metal part repairing and coating or material addition on existing components.
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Prima Additive IANUS CELL

Repai­ring com­po­nen­ts, func­tio­na­li­zing sur­fa­ces.


FFF – Roboze ARGO 500

Creating technopolymer components from scratch, in particular for Metal Replacement purposes.

FFF – Roboze One Xtreme

Creating technopolymer components from scratch, in particular for Metal Replacement purposes.



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