Category Archives: oil & gas

Nanfang Additive Manufacturing confirms contract for 3D printed oil and gas pipelines

Nanfang Additive Manufacturing Technology Co., headquartered in Foshan, China, has signed a contract with the state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Tubular Goods Research Institute (TGRI). In the terms of the contract, Nanfang and TGRI will investigate whether electron beam manufacturing (EBM) can be used to make components for oil and gas pipelines. A nuclear effort […]

DNV GL publishes first class guideline for maritime additive manufacturing

2017 has been a standout year for additive manufacturing in marine and offshore operations. Desktop 3D printers can now be found in shipyard workshops and aboard rigs, where engineers use them to prototype and make tools and spare parts. However, it is the rise of metal additive manufacturing that has started to cause a real […]

Aurora Labs to certify metal 3D printed parts with DNV GL

In a new, non-binding agreement, global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL will develop a certification framework for metal parts made on Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) 3D printers. The system will ensure that all items made by the Australian company’s machines meet global manufacturing requirements, and are fit for purpose in oil & gas, power and […]