TCT Asia is underway! Don’t forget to pick up your free copy of Metal AM

March 1, 2018

TCT Asia is underway! Don’t forget to pick up your free copy of Metal AM

TCT Asia 2017 saw 12,641 visitors across the AM industry (Courtesy TCT Asia)


The TCT Asia 2018 conference and exhibition is now underway at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, China. The event is running from February 28-March 3, 2018, with the exhibit hall opening March 1. With this year seeing exhibits from HP, Oerlikon, BASF, DuPont and other new Additive Manufacturing enterprises, TCT stated that the net area of exhibition booths in 2018 has increased by over 50% compared to 2017.

Last year’s event saw 12,641 visitors from across the AM industry. According to organisers VNU Rapid News Co. Ltd., TCT Asia 2018 is expected to bring together two-hundred exhibitors, forty-five industry speakers, 1,200 conference delegates and 13,500 visitors. Keynote speakers at the TCT Asia Summit include:

  • Professor Dr Zhang Jiazhen, Deputy Chief Designer, Beijing Aeronautical Science & Technology Research Institute (BASTRI)
  • Arvid Eirich, Mobility goes Additive, Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Dr Jonathan M Morris, Mayo Clinic
  • Dr Wang Lianfeng, Director of AM Research Center, No. 149 Factory of CASC
  • Seung-Chul Kang, Team Leader, 3DFIA (3D Fusion Industry Association)
  • Dr Ho Chaw Sing, Managing Director, NAMIC
  • Professor Jeng Ywan Jeng, National Taiwan University

The full programme is available via the event website.


Pick up your free print copy of Metal AM magazine

If you’re going to TCT Asia 2018, don’t forget to drop by the media distribution area and pick up your complimentary copy of the latest edition of Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine. In addition to over 60-pages of the latest industry news, the 120-page Winter issue includes exclusive features on AM at Oerlikon and the 1st Munich Technology Conference, Terry Wohlers’ investigation of the costs and considerations of investing in metal AM, and more.

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

  • What happens when you take the powder out of AM? Charting the rise of wire-based DED with WAAM3D
  • Smart sensor-integrated parts by AM: A look at a novel possibility with industrial applications
  • Tailored materials for AM: How a 'powder kit' can achieve greater material diversity with fewer resources in PBF-LB
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  • Using the Six Sigma method to optimise metal powder spreading in PBF-LB
  • Insights from R&D to part production: How CT analysis can advance metal Binder Jetting
  • Corrosion and wear resistence of materials processed by beam-based AM technologies

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