Ariadi, Yudhi and Hasan, Saad and Smith, Paul and Rennie, Allan (2008) Development of an Additive Layer Manufacturing business model: creating an environment to support designers from concept to distribution. In: Proceedings of 32nd Japan Rapid Prototyping Symposium. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 79-84.Full text not available from this repository.
The effective end use of ALM products depends on establishing a dynamic business model. The model should encompass end-to-end service from design to selection of technology and a viable means for the supply and demand paradigm to function. This paper presents research into the concept for a Design for ALM technology platform, in which the process for realising a design from concept to manufacturing and distribution using ALM technologies is managed and supported through appropriate environments. A technology selector is included as part of the process/material selection environment to select appropriate ALM technologies. Further, the paper presents, as part of the platform, a trade environment based on e-business principles where the supply and demand of ALM products is matched over a virtual trading system. The concept of the platform provides an opportunity for the entire ALM business community to function in a competitive and mutually beneficial environment. The paper essentially outlines a blueprint where all the components of the supply chain can effectively appropriate value.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Additive Layer Manufacturing ; Selection Tool ; Design Templates|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited On:||13 Mar 2012 15:34|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 23:17|
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