Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing a (shaped) ceramic or glass-ceramic article, involving the steps of: (a) providing a powder or a powder mixture comprising ceramic or glass-ceramic material, (b) depositing a layer of said powder or powder mixture on a surface, (d) heating at least one region of said layer by means of an energy beam or a plurality of energy beams to a maximum temperature such that at least a part of said ceramic or glass-ceramic material in said at least one region is melted and (e) cooling said at least one region of said layer so that at least part of the material melted in step (d) is solidified, such that the layer is joined with said surface in said at least one region. The invention also relates to ceramic or glass-ceramic articles and their use.
August 10, 2010
September 20, 2012
Frauhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.V., Innalox BV, Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno, Bego Bremer Goldschagerei Wilh Herbst GmbH & Co KG
Stephan Dierkes, Anne Jans Faber, Jan Wilkes, Mark P.M. Welters, Wilhelm Meiners, Konrad Wissenbach