pd|z Product Development Group Zurich

About

We focus on human-centered product development and regard the link between research and education as the key to excellence in training. We see ourselves as a partner for industry and promote the continuous transfer of knowledge through cooperation, as well as the training and further education of students and graduates to boost the competitiveness of the mechanical engineering industry.

The product development group works on three fields:
- Human Behavior in Design, with a focus on usability testing on the basis of eye tracking
- Design for New Technologies, with a focus on additive manufacturing and Internet of things
- Biomedical systems, with a focus on modelling physiological conditions and on medical hardware applications

Preferred Industries: Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Industrial Manufacturing, Machine Industry, Medical, Services (Engineering, Consulting, Marketing, etc.)

Locations
Zürich, Switzerland
ETH Zurich
Contact Person: Filippo Fontana

LEE O 207
Leonhardstrasse 21
8092 Zürich
Showcases (4)

Concept Tool

The concept tool is a prototype of an advanced drilling machine that sets a benchmark about what can be achieved today through state of the art 3D printing in terms of development and manufacturing.


Laser Cutter Head

The goal of this component is to improve the protection of the optical parts of a laser cutter from dust and smoke generated in usual operating conditions, through compressed air.


Memox Pen Cap

Add-on for sticking eraseable markers directly to whiteboards


Micro robotic systems

MagnebotiX launches first series of its micro robotic systems through 3D printing


Research focus
pd|z Product Development Group Zurich is a research institute, which focuses in the following areas:
3D Scanning
Development of parametrized CAD models
Engineering of light weight parts
Engineering of parts optimized for fluid dynamics
General engineering services
Product development
Redesign of parts for 3D printing
Reverse engineering
Simulation (FEM)
Application development

Primary forming

Binder Jetting
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Sand
Fused Deposition Modeling
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Class
Plastic
Group
ABS
Product
 
Group
PLA
Product
 
Laser Melting
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Class
Metal
Group
Aluminium
Product
 
Group
Cobalt-Chrom-Legierungen / cobalt-chromium alloys
Product
 
Group
Edelstahl / stainless steel
Product
 
Group
Nickelbasis-Legierungen / nickel-based alloys
Product
 
Group
Titan / titanium
Product
 
Laser Sintering
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Plastic

Separating

Milling
Turning
General Information
Website
Company size
Founded in
Listed since
11-50 employees
2012
2016
We speak
English, German, Italian
Your contact person at pd|z Product Development Group Zurich

Get in contact with:

Filippo Fontana
Human resources
Field of competence: Forschung in Industrielle Anwendungen von AM

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