Design & Engineering Services

innovative design & engineering services for automotive, aerospace, space, defense, architecture, and construction

We have a full-service design and development team at the heart of our innovation.

Whether injecting creativity into a current project or spearheading a new product or project, we seamlessly provide the path from mind to manufacturing.

When you partner with Baker Industries, prepare for lots of “what if…?” questions. We never stop asking because we never stop thinking about how to make your tool lighter, how to save you labor cost, how to make your mold heat and cool faster, how to deliver more parts per hour, how to make your tool last longer, and how to make it easier to maintain.

Some designers are dreamers; ours are realists. Utilizing their expansive and diverse expertise in manufacturing and engineering upfront will save you time in the long run, ensuring that neither form nor function takes a back seat in the development of your product.

Our in-house Design & Engineering team ensures that your tool, mold, fixture or part functions as intended. That’s a given- just like quality. Our team goes above and beyond, providing quick turnarounds on engineering changes, improving production efficiency, and lowering costs.

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Saving TIME is Your Biggest Advantage

Gain efficiency in your operations by letting Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions manufacture your long lead time parts.

Case Study Example

By additively manufacturing the facesheets for large aerospace composite mold tools, delivery times for completed tools can be shortened by up to several weeks – potentially reducing delivery times of entire tools by as much as 60 percent.

Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions facilities are capable of providing complete, finished tools, including:

tooling

New tooling is often a bottleneck in getting new manufacturing operations up and running on time, particularly as engineers often need to accommodate last minute design changes. Additive manufacturing can eliminate the tooling bottleneck by significantly shortening the delivery lead time.

prototyping

Get functional, large-scale prototype parts in days to weeks, not weeks to months.

replacement parts

Large castings and forgings can easily take several months to receive. Explore whether Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions can shave your lead times by several weeks.

Aerospace Composite Tooling | Automotive Functional Prototypes | Heavy Fabrication Replacement Parts

NOT YOUR TYPICAL ROBOTIC PROGRAMMING

CAD-TO-PATH PLANNING

With large format wire-based metal additive manufacturing, the part is manipulated while depositing. Advanced software is critical to address complex path planning and coordinated motion between the robot and the positioner.

Maintaining Optimal Layer Height and Part Dimensions

We have developed height sensing and adaptive feedback software to maintain tight customer-specified tolerances.

complex parts

Complex part printing can be achieved using advanced robots collaborating with positioners and motion control software.

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SURFACE FINISH

CAD model made with proprietary software for large-scale metal additive manufacturing (wire arc additive manufacturing or 3D printing)

Full control over the wire path for each layer allows for optimal process parameters and material deposition.