Tag Archives: additive manufacturing

National Centre for Additive Manufacturing to upgrade ceramic AM capability

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, is to take delivery of a new machine which will result in a big expansion of its ceramic 3D printing capabilities. The CeraMet 1 ceramic stereolithography machine from polymer 3D printing specialists Photocentric, will allow additive manufacturing …

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Mackart Additive supports NHS need for vital ventilator parts

In early March, the government announced it was looking for businesses with the capability to support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components, as part of its plan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, now sweeping the UK. Dr. Iain Crossingham, Respiratory Consultant at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital’s Chest Clinic, …

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MTS partners with Auburn University to advance additive manufacturing

MTS has announced a strategic alliance with Auburn University to accelerate additive manufacturing research and test development. Auburn University is home to the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME), which is a founding partner of the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE). As part of the …

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Renishaw’s Sir David McMurtry awarded James Watt Gold Medal

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has awarded the James Watt International Gold Medal for 2019 to Sir David McMurtry, the co-founder and executive chairman of global engineering company, Renishaw. At a ceremony at The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, UK, on November 21st, 2019, Sir David was …

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MTC’S aerospace additive manufacturing innovation hub launched

The Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, has been launched to industry at an event at the MTC’s Coventry campus. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead research, development and collaboration on metal additive manufacturing, developing and testing …

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Angela Leadsom vists the MTC

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom has officially opened the Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, ahead of a major industrial launch event in October. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead …

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MTC installs state-of-the-art electronics 3D printing equipment

The Manufacturing Technology Centre – home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing – has become the first research and development centre in the UK to install precision equipment to allow 3D printing of small and complex electronic components. The Coventry-based MTC has taken delivery of a Nano Dimension DragonFly …

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Renishaw invests in Mexico’s manufacturing future

To support its rapidly growing customer base, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has opened a new facility in Nuevo León, Mexico. The building, which was formally opened on May 8th, 2019, provides customers with technical support, demonstration and training facilities for the company’s innovative products in metrology, healthcare and additive …

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Renishaw hosts Secretary of State for Wales for visit focused on supporting engineering

Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales, recently visited global engineering company Renishaw’s site in Miskin, near Cardiff to discuss the future of engineering in Wales. Cairns met with representatives from Renishaw to discuss how businesses and the Welsh Government can work together to create an engineering workforce with the skills necessary …

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Improving additive manufacturing with thermal cameras

FLIR Systems’ research grade thermal imaging cameras are helping researchers better understand the role of temperature in the construction of 3D-printed components. Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is revolutionising manufacturing, because it uses computerised or digital models to generate simple parts and complex components, and adds material only where …

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