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Video: ARION4: Additively manufacturing the world's fastest velocipede

As part of the ARION4 project, Renishaw additively manufactured the central titanium support (CTS), a vital component of the bike to support the team's attempt to break the current hand cycle land speed record. 

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  • Additive manufacturing – high productivity without compromise

    Marc Saunders - Director of Global Solutions Centres Global engineering company Renishaw returns to Formnext in 2018 to showcase that it is possible to significantly increase additive manufacturing (AM) productivity without compromising on quality. Since the launch of its four-laser RenAM 500Q system, Renishaw has developed extensive expertise in multi-laser applications in AM and established a deep understanding of how lasers interact with each other and the part. From the 13th to the 16th November, Renishaw can be found in Hall 3.1, Stand E68 at

  • Renishaw explores innovations in AM at TCT Show

    Marc Saunders - Director of Global Solutions Centres Marc Saunders, Director of Global Solutions Centres at engineering technologies company Renishaw, is presenting at TCT Show 2018 at NEC, Birmingham, UK. On Tuesday 25th September, at 11.50am on the TCT Introducing Stage (H50), Saunders will give expert insight into how multi-laser additive manufacturing (AM) can boost productivity and reduce cost-per-part.

  • Renishaw helps hand-powered cyclists make history

    ARION4 rider Karen Darke - Human Powered Speed Challenge - World Record Holder At the World Human Powered Speed Challenge at Battle Mountain, Nevada, USA, Paralympian Karen Darke, MBE and Ken Talbot broke world records for both male and female arm powered speed. By reaching 46.05 mph and 51.86 mph respectively, Darke and Talbot are now the first and second fastest hand cyclists in history, with Darke exceeding the previous men’s record.

  • Renishaw contributes to human powered land speed record attempt

    AM part - ARION4 project Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw is providing additive manufacturing (AM) expertise to the University of Liverpool Velocipede Team (ULV Team). As part of the ARION4 project, Renishaw built the central titanium support (CTS), a vital component of the bike to support the team's attempt to break the current hand cycle land speed record.

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