Applications

This section provides publications on ACEO® applications in a range of different industries. These "use cases" describe how ACEO® 3D printed silicone parts are used and what the benefits are.

3D Printing for the Chemical Industry

Hand hole seal of an agitator, manufactured with ACEO®‘s multi-material 3D printing technology. (Photo: ACEO®; Wacker...

Multi-material 3D printing with silicones in Facial Prosthetics

Ear prothesis (before post-processing) made of different silicones with ACEO®‘s multi-material 3D-printing technology ...

3D-Printed Soft Robotic Glove for Rehabilitation

Soft robotics have been developed rapidly in recent years. Different from traditional robotics, soft robotics have the advan...

ACEO® 3D Printing with Silicones Improves Safety of Football Helmets

Two US companies have developed a new type of helmet that will better protect players of American football against traumatic ...

Customized Robot Gripper Designs using 3D Printing with Silicone

Soft Robotics – a Trending Field Soft robotics is a subfield of robotics and incorporates the use of soft materials. Fo...

Image showing a multi-material silicone liver model with tumors – 3D printed with ACEO®’s drop-on-demand technology

Multi-Material 3D Printing Meets Microscopic Surgery

Multi-material silicone liver model with tumors – 3D printed with ACEO®’s drop-on-demand technology (Photo: ACEO®; Wack...

Image showing a silicone gingiva mask – 3D printed with ACEO®’s drop-on-demand technology

Innovative at Heart: a Story of 3D Printing and Dental Technology

Silicone gingiva mask – 3D printed with ACEO® ’s drop-on-demand technology (Photo: Josef Schweiger, Poliklinik...

Image showing a 3D printed PlasmaDerm® device with electrically conductive silicone

ACEO® Introduces 3D Printing With Electrically Conductive Silicone Rubber

WACKER’s ACEO® team presents its latest innovation – 3D printing with electrically conductive silicone elastomers. Recog...

Image showing a Deutsche Bahn train

Keeping the Wheels Rolling

(Photo: Strandperle GmbH) In a large-scale company project, Deutsche Bahn (German rail) is investigating 3D printing (additiv...