HFT® – Welding Enclosures for Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing

TWI (The Welding Institute) states that: “Wire arc additive manufacturing uses arc welding power sources and manipulators to build 3D shapes through arc deposition. This process commonly uses wire as a material source and follows a predetermined path to create the desired shape. This method Read More »

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Renishaw Strengthens International Business Ties With India

  At the twelfth annual meeting of the UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO), Rhydian Pountney, Managing Director of Renishaw UK Sales Limited, chaired the Technological Collaboration, Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Working Group. Held at One Great George Street in Westminster, UK, the meeting Read More »

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First Additively Manufactured Part for Oil and Gas Certified by Lloyd’s Register

Pipeline manifold component from the Safer Plug Company an industry milestone 5 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) today announces the first certification of a part produced through additive manufacturing (AM) for the oil and gas industry. The part, a titanium gateway manifold for pipelines, Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register, TWI Release 2017 Update to Additive Manufacturing Certification Framework

New version includes coverage of new AM technologies, extended scope and more user-friendly approach One year on, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI have revised and released their jointly produced framework for 2017, now called “Guidance Notes for the Certification of Metallic Parts made by Additive Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register and TWI Launch Two New Projects to Advance Take-Up of Additive Manufacturing

Collaboration aimed at two aspects of additively manufactured (AM) parts: regulatory compliance and joining of AM structures   12 January 2017: Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI are calling for partners to join two new global collaborative projects focused on two additive manufacturing challenges facing the industrial Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register Launches New Global Certification Framework

Lloyd’s Register launches a new global certification framework to help manufacturers and end users of equipment and components achieve ‘best practice’ in additive manufacturing and a route to certification. Accelerating the use of certified products made by additive manufacturing (AM) techniques at a time of Read More »

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New Joint Industry Project Announced Between TWI and Lloyd’s Register Energy to Advance Laser Additive Manufacturing

Industry collaboration is the driver for sustainable growth in new manufacturing technology for the energy and offshore industries TWI and Lloyd’s Register Energy are presenting a joint industry project, on 8 September in the UK, titled ‘Certification of laser powder additive manufactured components for industrial Read More »

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