Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
Bosch Rexroth partners with BigRep for CNC-equipped 3D printers
September 28, 2018 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
September 28, 2018 – Bosch Rexroth and BigRep, a provider of large-scale 3D printers, have entered into a development partnership that will see 3D printers by BigRep outfitted with CNC control systems and drives from Bosch Rexroth.
“Across industries, customers are looking for reliable, controllable and efficient 3D printers in order to manufacture top quality parts,” says BigRep CEO Dr. Stephan Beyer. “As BigRep is the first to integrate CNC-grade control systems in 3D printers, we will re-define additive manufacturing. The Rexroth controls are also an excellent platform for providing our 3D printers with full connectivity for existing production and automation systems. This will establish 3D printing as a key industry 4.0 application.”
Thomas Fechner, director of new business at Bosch Rexroth, says: “This partnership demonstrates that Bosch Rexroth is constantly developing sustainable technologies and new factory automation solutions for the factory of the future.”