RAPDASA serves the industry that allows you to do 3D printing of objects directly from your CAD design.

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Annual Conference

AM (Additive Manufacturing) is coming of age in SA, and has reached great heights since its humble beginnings!

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Service Providers

RAPDASA connects you to the various service providers for all phases of the Additive Manufacturing process.

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Paper & Articles

This section provides you with interesting articles and abstracts by experts in the various aspects of Additive Manufacturing.

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Here you can find events and happenings from RAPDASA, our affiliates or industry related companies including workshops and conferences.

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You are most welcome to contact RAPDASA or the management committee if you require any more information.

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This is an invitation to academia, researchers, designers, managers, engineers, scientists and senior technical personnel from design, development and manufacturing related companies. You are invited to the 2016 RAPDASA International conference. The conference will be hosted at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park, on 2-4 Nov 2016.

Abstract Submission(extended): 30 June 2016
Acceptance of Abstracts: 20 Jun 2016
Early Bird Registration: 04 Jul 2016
Paper Submission: 25 Jul 2016
Feedback on Paper Reviews: 26 Aug 2016
Final Paper Submission: 16 Sep 2016
Design Competition(DC): 01 Oct 2016
Register for Conference: 17 Oct 2016
DC Winners - Announce : 03 Nov 2016
Deadline Dates