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  • Improving speed and reducing cost with Renishaw additive manufacturing

    Kwik Bolt aircraft assembly AM part After investing in a Renishaw AM 400 additive manufacturing (AM) systems, Frazer-Nash has produced a novel fastener for its customer, Kwikbolt, for use during aircraft assembly. The new component can be made quicker and at a lower cost when compared to traditional subtractive machining methods.

  • Bastion chooses Renishaw to bring metal additive manufacturing in-house

    Bastion Cycles AM road bike. Photo credit Leon Van Bon Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has supplied Bastion Cycles with an AM250 system to improve its in-house additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities. The Australian bike manufacturer has used the machine to allow customers to completely customise their bike frames and follow the production process from beginning to end.

  • The business case for metal AM

    RenAM 500Q front no shadow Every year, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry comes together for the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference, where attendees gain insight into the latest trends, exciting new applications and developments in AM technology. Here Stephen Anderson, Additive Manufacturing Business Manager at Renishaw Inc reflects on this year’s conference by discussing how far the AM industry has come and where it is set to go.

  • Additive manufacturing — productivity without compromise at EMO Hannover 2019

    RenAM 500Q front no shadow From 16th to 21st September 2019, global engineering technologies company Renishaw will showcase its leading additive manufacturing (AM) hardware and software at EMO Hannover 2019. On a dedicated AM stand, in hall 9, Renishaw will demonstrate its range of products for high-quality, productive AM technologies including its latest system; the four-laser RenAM 500Q.

  • Venturing into metal additive manufacturing

    Venturing into metal additive manufacturing (3DM) 3D Metalforge, a nascent additive manufacturer, set-out to provide customers with a complete end-to-end 3D metal printing service capable of producing in volume, intricate, high-quality end-use metal parts. Its choice of metal additive machinery would be a critical factor to its success. The systems it purchased needed to be well-supported globally and Industry 4.0-ready. They had to provide the quality, flexibility and reliability that the new venture demanded.

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