Zpike (3D-printing)

The innovation that increases inter-layer strength in FDM printed parts

The goal is to find an innovation in the 3D-printing area. We found the problem in the strength in the layer direction. The solution offers increased strength while still remaining affordable. It’s a great solution for tooling and prototyping purposes.

Sfeerafbeelding Fontys

Period of time

September 2019 till February 2020


Pim Schlief, Stan Dirkx, Nour-Eddine Bouarfaoui, Luuk Bekkers, Colette Kempen, Gerald Stattler, Clemens Troppmair, Clemens Fröschl

Innovation Engineering

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