Category Archives: Innovate UK

Innovate UK grants Valuechain funding to bring AI to 3D printing

VR visualization of a Bentley interior, made possible by Valuechain. Image via Valuechain.Valuechain.com, a UK-based software company has received a £960k grant from Innovate UK, a non-departmental public body for accelerating innovation. The funding will go towards integrating Artificial Intelligence capabilities into Valuechain’s production management software for additive manufacturing called DNAam. Tom Dawes, CEO of Valuechain, said, “with this project, we are looking to be able to model […]

News digest: Innovate UK, Lockheed Martin, Photocentric, FIT Additive Manufacturing Group and more

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced, new funding for additive manufacturing, a company hoping to help hurricane victims with 3D pens, 3D printed exoskeleton, 3D Printed Titanium Lumbar Cages, 3D models for the visually impaired, FIT’s supersonic 3D printer, 3D printed electric boat and 3D printed idols. £20 million for cutting-edge technologies […]

AMT launches automated PostPro3D smoothing system for additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), a UK-based manufacturer of Industry 4.0 hardware solutions, has announced the commercial launch of its post-processing additive manufacturing system, the PostPro3D. Cutting the hassle out of post processing 3D printed parts often need sanding or chemical treatments to achieve a smooth and desirable finish; however such processes are typically costly, labor […]

Innovate UK grants £6M to national aerospace additive manufacturing project

Independent research and technology organisation TWI, also known as The Welding Institute, has announced that it will lead the Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing (OAAM) project. With the contribution of several regional research institutions and global organizations, OAAM is an initiative set to provide the UK aerospace sector with large scale metal 3D printed components. The […]

Die FlexiFinish-Zelle: Nachbearbeitung leicht gemacht

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Um die Nachbearbeitung in der additiven Fertigung zu vereinfachen, entwickelte ein Zusammenschluss aus Experten und Designern ein Gerät namens FlexiFinish-Zelle. Diese “Zelle” scannt ein Objekt automatisch nach dem 3D-Druck auf Fehler und bearbeitet diese, bis das Objekt zufriedenstellend ist. Zwar findet die Welt der additiven Fertigung immer mehr Anklang bei der breiten Masse, der Aufwand [...]

Der Beitrag Die FlexiFinish-Zelle: Nachbearbeitung leicht gemacht erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

MX3D’s 3D printed steel bridge gets smart and sensitive

Later in 2018, the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in Amsterdam is set to be graced with a 12 meter long 3D printed steel bridge, made by Robotic Additive Manufacturing (RAM) technology developer MX3D. Constructed using ABB robotic arms and WAAM technology, after installation the company has confirmed that a second, digital, bridge construction project will begin. MX3D […]

Farsoon to offer automated post processing in collaboration with AMT

Industrial 3D printing solutions company Farsoon Technologies has entered into a collaboration with UK-based post processing specialist Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT). The agreement was announced at this week’s TCT Asia conference currently taking place in Shanghai, China. Joseph Crabtree, CEO of AMT, comments, “AMT is delighted to enter into this agreement to supply our post […]

3D printing news Sliced, World Economic Forum, Deloitte, Carbon, Sharebot

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Sharebot, Luxexcel, Deloitte, the World Economic Forum, Carbon, Paragon Rapid Technologies, US Department of Energy, Gecko Biomedical, San Draw Medical, Ghent University, University of Nottingham, 3D Distributed, SYS Systems, Sharebot, Innovate UK, BigRep, Keter and MIT. Which countries may face greater social problems with industry […]