Category Archives: Waampeller

Netherlands Royal Navy using Artec 3D scanners for reverse engineering

Since May, Marinebedrijf Koninklijke Marine (MKM), the material and asset maintenance company of the Netherlands Royal Navy, has been using Artec 3D scanners to scan a range of the Netherlands’ naval craft and reverse engineer the complex parts within them. The company made use of Artec’s structured light “Eva” and “Space Spider” scanners for the […]

Damen Shipyards release further details about world’s first 3D printed propeller

The Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, Netherlands, has given an update on the progress of its 3D printed tugboat propeller. Nicknamed “WAAMpeller” the project has is been in development since April 2017, and is the product of a venture between the Damen shipbuilders, RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas. Rotterdam’s maritime innovation dock WAAMpeller […]