Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre (AMRC)

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The Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre (AMRC) offers manufacturers, designers, university researchers and start-ups a collaborative, low-risk environment to explore metal and plastic additive manufacturing/3D Printing.

Video tour of the lab (external website)
     View our brochure (external website)
 

The AMRC supports industry innovation using new manufacturing technologies by partnering on applied research and development projects. As an applied research lab, the AMRC and its team of expert staff, faculty and students, can provide a test bed for industry to develop new products and processes. The AMRC is a regional hub for expertise in DMLS technology (metal 3D printing). 

The AMRC provides support to applied research projects in a wide range of sectors. Learn more about our available project opportunities (client eligibility will vary depending on funder):

andrea.johnson4 [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Partnering%20with%20the%20AMRC) (Contact us to become a client/partner) 

 

Expertise & Equipment

Staff, researchers, and students working at the AMRC have extensive expertise in additive manufacturing, engineering technology and materials.

The AMRC is equipped with industrial strength, state-of-the-art machines to manufacture products from various materials including metals and plastics. These machines allow for the development of complex geometries as well as variation in the type of material used for production. 

Available Additive Manufacturing Equipment

EOSINT M 280 (External Website)
 Direct Metal Laser Sintering with a build volume of 250 mm x 250 mm x 325 mm (9.85 x 9.85 x 12.8 in)
Current metal powder alloys used include titanium, aluminum and stainless steel.

EOS P 396 (External Website)
Selective Laser Sintering for plastic with a build volume of 340 mm x 340 mm x 600 mm (13.4 x 13.4 x 23,6 in)
 

Pre- and Post-Processing Options

The AMRC also has access to sophisticated pre-and post-processing technologies for design, structural topography, finite element analysis (FEA) and computation fluid dynamics (CFD). Finished part post-processing includes heat treatment and stress relieving, surface preparation and secondary machining. 

Featured Projects

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New ways of doing

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Training & Education

Events, Workshops and Training

The AMRC hosts weekly tours and annual conferences for industry and academic researchers where expert staff answer questions regarding AM/3D, and highlight the benefits this technology provides to advance industry innovation. 

Customized half or full-day training and workshops for your team or company are also available to explore the opportunities of the technology.

andrea.johnson4 [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: AMRC%20Workshop%2FTraining) (Contact the AMRC) for more information or to request a tour. 

Annual Events

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Additive Manufacturing Forum

Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI)

Mohawk College's AMRC, in partnership with three other academic institutions, is part of the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI). The network assists Southern Ontario manufacturers with their innovation and product development needs through applied research.

The network will begin accepting projects in January 2017.

amrc [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: AMRC%20SONAMI) (Contact us to learn more about the expertise of the network.) 

Funders, Supporters and Partners

The AMRC supports and advances industry innovation with the assistance of the following funders, supporters and partners.

 

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Current Mohawk Students

Want to volunteer in the lab? AMRC [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Volunteer%20at%20the%20AMRC) (Contact us directly.)
Want to use the equipment for your Capstone project? amrc [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Capstone%20Project) (Contact us directly.)
Want to use the equipment for your business idea? surge [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Business%20idea-3D%20Printing) (Contact SURGE. )