Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC)

Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Hamilton, Ontario
What the facility does

Advanced Materials, additive manufacturing, laser sintering, reverse engineering, computer aided design, design optimization, process optimization

Area(s) of Expertise

Mohawk’s Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) offers designers and manufacturers a collaborative applied research environment in which to explore additive manufacturing. Our primary focus is helping industry with design and process optimization, and materials development. Industry partners will have access to using new laser sintering equipment utilizing metal and plastic powder.

Research Services
  • Applied research in additive manufacturing
  • laser sintering (plastic and metal)
  • Design optimization
  • Process optimization
  • Reverse engineering
  • computer aided design
Sectors of Application
  • Aerospace and satellites
  • Automotive
  • Defense and security industries
  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Mining, minerals and metals
  • Professional and technical services (including legal services, architecture, engineering)

Name of equipment

Description of function

EOSINT P 395

Plastic laser-sintering system for the direct manufacture of end products for series, spare parts, functional prototypes and master patterns

EOSINT M 280

Laser-based e-manufacturing system for direct production of metal parts and tooling

FARO Arm 3D Scanner 3D scanner for measurement and modelling of parts
  • Arcelor Mittal Dofasco

  • Stelco

  • Canadian Institute for Non Destructive Evaluation

  • Pratt & Whitney Canada

  • L3 Wescam

  • The Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

  • McMaster University

  • DynaPlas Inc.

Title

URL

Mohawk researchers print replica of ancient vase

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/mohawk-researchers-print-replica-of-ancient-vase-1.3345…

Mohawk lab praised as hot spot of 3D revolution

http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5596256-mohawk-lab-praised-as-hot-spot-of-3d-revolution/

Government of Canada invests $2.3M in Mohawk College’s Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre

http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5547012-mohawk-gets-2-3-million-for-3d-lab/

MEDIA RELEASE: Mohawk College Officially Opens Additive Manufacturing Centre: Students and Faculty Working with 43 Partners

http://mohawkmatters.com/2015/01/16/media-release-mohawk-college-officially-opens-additive-manufact…

Mohawk College to become industry test site for 3D printing with support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

http://mohawkmatters.com/2013/04/16/media-release-mohawk-college-to-become-industry-test-site-for-3d-printing-with-support-from-the-canada-foundation-for-innovation/

Mohawk College to become 3D printing industry test site

http://www.tctmagazine.com/additive-manufacturing/mohawk-college-to-become-3d-printing-industry-test-site/

Manufacturing the Future: How does NDT factor into additive manufacturing? https://www.cinde.ca/journal/articles.php/38-6