ACEO® Open Print Lab

There is no better way to understand a technology than by hands-on experience. Our Open Print Labs in Germany and the US are designed for you to learn about ACEO®’s 3D printing technology, silicones, designing 3D parts, and you will be able to print and evaluate your own parts.


Your Benefits

Define individual workshop goals for you and/or your team

Learn about the unique ACEO® materials and technology

Improve your knowledge with hands-on experience

Print customized parts with your own design

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Open Print Lab
Burghausen, Germany
Open Print Lab
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Tailor-Made Training Programs

Our trainings are customized to your specific needs. After registration, we develop an agenda focusing on the desired outcome. The below list of theoretical and hands-on trainings gives you an idea of typical workshop modules.

Theory Trainings

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Welcome to a new world

  • Silicone Elastomers
  • A chemical introduction for beginners

  • Freedom of Design
  • Explore novel territories with integration of functionalities and lattice structures

  • 3D Printing in Healthcare
  • Discover material properties and suitable applications

Hands-On Trainings

  • Get Started
  • A basic introduction to understand the principles of the technology

  • Advanced Design Thinking
  • Align technology, process and design for optimal results

  • Feel the Difference
  • Compare different silicone grades and combine them with designs

  • Imagine
  • Your design – our technology & guidance – your part

Professional Facilitators

We offer an experienced team with disciplines that range from material and 3D design expertise, to engineering capabilities, advanced software skills and quality management. We will customize an agenda for your time at the ACEO® Open Print Lab – facilitated by our team’s competences.

About ACEO®’s Open Print Labs

The European Open Print Lab was the first of its kind. It opened in 2016 and is located at the ACEO® Campus in Burghausen, Germany, the ACEO® center of technology. The North American Open Print Lab opened in March 2019 and is located in in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Both labs leverage WACKER’s in-depth knowledge on 70 years of expertise in silicones. WACKER has a reputation of sharing knowledge with customers through the WACKER Academy network.

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