Speaker: John Briden, Application Development Consultant, HP 3D Printing Group
Meeting Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Time: Registration/snacks 6:00 PM; Lab Tour 6:30 PM; Presentation 7:00 PM
Cost: $10 general admission; $0 IEEE members (use IEEE member number)
Sponsor: ASME SF Bay Area Section
Location: H-P, 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto
Reservations: www.eventbrite.com/o/asme-santa-clara-valley-section-484885605 (required; no walk-in’s)
Summary: This presentation will cover how the two technologies — Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) and Injection molding (IM) — work, with a more detailed explanation of MJF. The speaker will discuss the reasons for considering the use of MJF instead of IM based on a product development framework of cost, schedule, quality and unique value. He will use that framework for a more detailed comparison of the technologies. The presentation will highlight a specific case study that the speaker had direct personal experience with — the development of the HP Z3D Camera. There will be some sample parts of MJF to pass around.
Bio: John Briden is a Stanford Mechanical Engineering graduate who has spent a career developing products at leading consumer electronics companies like Apple and HP Inc. About a year and a half ago he joined HP’s Multi-Jet-Fusion 3D printing group to help usher in the next industrial revolution with 3D printing for production.
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