• Survey of Additive Manufacturing Methods Applied to Industrial Combustion Hardware – Mark Hannum, Fives North American Combustion

  • Authors: Mark Hannum
  • Publication date:

    February 2020


A general chronological overview of Fives North American Combustion’s efforts to apply additive manufacturing approaches to our business.  Most of the currently available technologies will be discuss, including: plastic printing (Fused Filament Fabrication/FDM), wax printing (FFF) to investment casting, sand printing (Furan/CHP), ceramics (Powder Bed Ceramic Printing), and metal (Powder Bed Metal Fusion and Direct Metal Laser Sintering).  Specific projects for each technology will be shown including our current view on the suitability of the approach.