Aquilo is our Large Format Additive Manufacturing setup, based on a robot for movement control, an extruder for the needed polymer output and a heated bed to sustain the print.

With the ability to print a variety of polymers with different fillers like wood, glass fiber and carbon fiber coupled with slicing capabilities developed hand in hand with the best provider on the market, we are sure to provide a capable system for our Customers needs

Cell

The basic setup of a system is designed with performance and cost in mind. The layout is done in such a way that a customer is able to install robot with pre-installed extruder, bed, fencing, dryer etc and having a final safety check with ADDICT3D to approve the installation.
 
For more advanced setups with enclosures where the climate is more closely monitored we will perform the installation on your behalf, or if preferred, assist you on the standard installation.
 
We have many years of experience with robotics and have participated in progressing many of the functions in the ABB 3DP package that greatly assists the customer when printing.
 
Choose from features like bed heating, bed levelling, drying capabilities, multiple bed sizes and setups around the robot to be tailored to your needs and space availability
 
Our drying systems are scalable along with your chosen extrusion capacity proving feeding for all movements, at speeds to have the system printing for hours on end. The system can be supplied with sensors for remaining pellet volume.
 
For custom cell setups we offer rotational tables, positioners (heavy duty) and tracks to increase the reachability of the robot.

Extrusion

Partnering with one of the more innovative extruder suppliers on the market, namely Rev3rd, we provide a system capable of processing and melting most polymers on the market. Different versions coupled with different robots sustain a continuous output of composites, all in the industry standardized form, namely pellets.

Software platform

The close connection that ADDICT3D has Spectrum Technology AB, the Swedish automation provider, means that we build from years of experience with Large Scale Additive Manufacturing.
 
Six years ago, an EU project was formed named Softdream with the aim to increase possibilities of slicing for robotic cells. The project was a huge success and was turned into the now well known company Adaxis. It is well-known in the industry that complex slicing is difficult, and needed to produce certain parts where support material is otherwise a limitation for LSAM.
 
As a distributor of Adaxis software, Adaone, we work closely and monitor and assist in development and testing of new strategies to the benefit of our customer. Whilst being an open platform, we tailor the cells to benefit to the max from the capabilities of Adaone.
 
Slicing strategies range from the simpler version like Cartesian and angled, to geodesic, sweep based and even non-planar strategies. Coupled with rotational tables or even positioners, your capabilities increase in way difficult to imagine. On top of this, ABBs 3DP package adds even more flexibility, functions of which we are able to get you up and running with in no time.
 
For ABB, Kuka, Fanuc and Yaskawa robots there are possibilities to add post processing steps in your code for greater flexibility.

Options

Increase the size of your printable areas with accessories that extend the possibilities.
Our robots can be mounted on rails as long as 20 m. The print bed can be individually controlled to heat only the bed zones used at the moment, saving energy.
Coupled with heavy duty positioners, large round objects can be printed extending the reach of a stationary robot
 
For post-processing of the printed parts, we have milling heads that the robot can easily switch to in order to continue the manufacturing process.
 
Customisation of extruder screws to be specifically adapted to the material used when this level of perfection is needed.
 
Several dryers can be installed making it a breeze to switch materials.