News archive for February 2014

Revolutionary 3D metal production process developed at Cranfield

The 3D printing process, also known as Additive Manufacturing (AM), enables the manufacture of large structural parts at significantly reduced time and cost constraints when compared to existing methods. 

Virtually any shape can be created through a process of adding successive layers of material in different shapes. Traditional machining techniques mostly rely on the removal of material through cutting or drilling, creating more wastage.