Industrializing Additive Manufacturing with Forward AM

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Forward AM – Giving Wings to Aerospace

Learn how Additive Manufacturing with Forward AM opens up a myriad of new application opportunities, especially for the aerospace industry: Lightweight construction, the highest production quality, major functional enhancements, and previously undreamt-of combinations of specialized materials.




Airflow Pipe

Why Forward AM?

End-to-end solution combined with broad materials spectrum

Forward AM Materials used

Ultrasint® PA6 FR, Ultrafuse® PPSU, Ultrasim®

The result

Pressure-loss optimized air duct for the aerospace industry

Solution suitable for industry sectors

Aerospace, Electronics, Public Transportation

About Forward AM

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We innovate Additive Manufacturing. With one of the largest portfolios of high-performance 3D printing materials in the chemical industry worldwide, we’re at the forefront of innovation of industrial Additive Manufacturing. Through our ties to BASF we combine pedigree and prospect – expressing the essential drive of the chemical industry: Creating innovation for business and people alike.

Our innovative approach to 3D printing is renowned by the world’s biggest companies. Together with our clients we develop bespoke technologies – for the automotive sector and aerospace as well as leaders in the medical and industrial sector.

We empower our clients – wherever they may stand in their AM journey. With our state-of-the-art technology we develop solutions for industrial 3D applications with a keen eye on the big picture. This is why we not only provide materials and post-processing solutions but also offer the consulting and services our international clients need to take their AM application to the next level.

Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH develops and supplies materials for 3D printing under the umbrella of Forward AM. An AM services unit offers AM consultancy and provides solutions as well as engineering and optimization services for both small-scale and large-scale additive manufacturing. Founded in 2017, the wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH operates as independent entity with presence in Europe, North America, and Asia.