Category Archives: digital twin

Digital twin and 3D printing contingency plans can strengthen manufacture operations

One of the many advantages of additive manufacturing is its ability to produce a diverse range of components. With this in mind, Pete Basiliere, Research Vice President of Additive Manufacturing at the U.S. research and advisory firm Gartner delved into the potential for a business contingency plan based on 3D printing and its digital capabilities. […]

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 […]

Swinburne Industry 4.0 Testlab introduces unique composite 3D printing technology

A new method of carbon fiber composite 3D printing is under development at Swinburne University of Technology. Part of the Australian Prime Minister’s Industry 4.0 Testlab initiative, the so-termed ‘Multilayer’ technology is delivered by Fill, a special machinery and plant construction company headquartered in Austria. “In order to make high value-added products from such materials affordable […]

Sembcorp Marine to apply additive manufacturing in shipbuilding revolution

Sembcorp Marine (SGX:S51) is seeking to revolutionize the offshore & marine (O&M) sector by adding cutting edge technologies to its shipbuilding and repair efforts. In collaboration with three partners across industry and the Singapore government, the company will develop water-tight production applications with a Digital Twin, additive manufacturing and drone assistance. Kick-starting the process, the firm […]

KPMG industry 4.0 report urges companies to “be bolder” with digital manufacturing

Professional service company and auditor KPMG has released a report aiming to debunk myths about the progress of Industry 4.0 (i4.0), and encourage more manufacturers …