3YOURMIND adds new features to AM Part Identifier software

October 19, 2019

October 19, 2019

3YOURMIND adds new features to AM Part Identifier software
3YOURMIND has added two new features to its AM Part Identifier software (Courtesy 3YOURMIND)

3YOURMIND, Berlin Germany, has added two new features to its AM Part Identifier (AMPI) software: Custom Reports and Technology Recommendations, in order to improve the output of results. The APMI automatically checks part databases to detect components which offer good businesses cases for Additive Manufacturing. 

The new Custom Reports feature provides much finer data sorting to target the algorithms on specific business case applications, while the new Technology Recommendations feature uses pre-set algorithms to analyse AM use cases for specific technology applications. 

The company states that its APMI software, which launched in 2017, is unique in that it doesn’t only evaluate the technical geometry of the 3D file, but also evaluates the surrounding business case for transitioning a part to Additive Manufacturing. The recent AMPI software release was designed to add nuance to the analysis of parts by filtering them into reports specific to particular materials, technologies and applications. 

According to 3YOURMIND, the new developments were influenced by recent work with Bosch Industrial Additive Manufacturing and Gefertec GmbH, Berlin. The release also provides key improvements to increase the accuracy and usability of the AMPI.

Marcus Ortloff, Sales Engineer, Gefertec GmbH, commented, “We worked with 3YOURMIND to add algorithms for the WAAM technology into AM Part Identifier software. The process was clear and allowed us to quickly evaluate parts that are suitable for production with a high degree of accuracy.”

“We use Use Case Screening to help spread our own 3D printing technology throughout the larger Bosch organisation and to external potential customers,” stated Victor Roman, CEO of Bosch Industrial Additive Manufacturing from grow platform GmbH, a Bosch Company. “Prospects can upload parts and we can communicate directly about if parts are a good fit for our technology.”

“That helps to lower the barrier to using Bosch Industrial Additive Manufacturing and allows us to open a dialogue directly with potential new users,” he explained. “Without a digital interface, it would be much more difficult to spread our innovation.”


October 19, 2019

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap