ASTM International and Innovate UK Partner to Develop International Additive Manufacturing Standards

  Jan. 9, 2019 – Global standards organization ASTM International and three United Kingdom-based entities are partnering to fast-track the creation of technical standards needed by the additive manufacturing industry. ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence – in which the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre Read More »

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Local MP to Launch HiETA’s Additive Manufacturing Technology Centre

  Bristol, England, 22 January 2016 – MP for Kingswood, Chris Skidmore will formally open HiETA’s new advanced Technology Centre on Friday, 5 February 2016. HiETA has experienced rapid growth since its formation in 2012 and has expanded from a hot-desk at Bristol and Bath Science Read More »

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Airbus Defence and Space Optimising Components Using 3D Printing for New Eurostar E3000 Satellite Platforms

Aluminum additive layer manufactured (ALM) bracket saves weight and reduces manufacturing time. Greater stiffness provides better pointing accuracy for mounting antennas Stevenage, 19 March 2015-Airbus Defence and Space in UK is now producing its first space qualified aluminium 3D printed components after a two year Read More »

Evolution of existing multi-part bracket to ALM concept for Airbus Defence and Space's Eurostar spacecraft (c) Airbus Defence and Space Ltd 2015 (Photo courtesy of Airbus Defence and Space Ltd., Copyright Airbus Defence and Space Ltd 2015)