TEAM: A Tool for Eco Additive Manufacturing to Optimize Environmental Impact in Early Design Stages

  • Laverne FlorianeEmail author
  • Bottacini Enrico
  • Segonds Frédéric
  • Perry Nicolas
  • D’Antonio Gianluca
  • Chiabert Paolo
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 540)


Nowadays, the environmental impact of a product is a major factor for the design team and for the end customer. To decrease the environmental impact of a product during its whole lifecycle, many design methods are available focusing on the multitude of data from the product once it is fully designed (Lifecycle Analysis etc.). However, the design choices made in the early design stages have a crucial importance on the environmental impact of the chosen solution. It is therefore necessary to propose to the multidisciplinary design team a tool to help them choosing the best concept and the best way to produce it as early as possible. The emphasis in this paper is on Additive Manufacturing technologies, which are widely used in concept development. A design tool prototype is presented and evaluated in order to foster early eco-additive manufacturing of concepts.


Additive Manufacturing Sustainability Early design stages 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laverne Floriane
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bottacini Enrico
    • 2
  • Segonds Frédéric
    • 1
  • Perry Nicolas
    • 3
  • D’Antonio Gianluca
    • 2
  • Chiabert Paolo
    • 2
  1. 1.LCPI, ENSAM ParisParisFrance
  2. 2.DIGEP, Politecnico di TorinoTurinItaly
  3. 3.I2M, ENSAM Bordeaux, Esplanade des Arts & MétiersTalenceFrance

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