Testing times for 3D printed aerospace parts

Aerospace manufacturers need to consider ease of inspection when deciding to use 3D printing.

Flourishing consumer goods sector provides uplift to manufacturing during summer slowdown

Manufacturers experienced a sluggish August with gains in the consumer goods sector offset by lacklustre output growth from intermediate goods producers and the on going downturn

Renishaw presents Princess Anne with 3D printed gift

Renishaw has presented the Princess Anne with a 3D printed replica of its nineteenth century Mill headquarters.

B&B Coatings expand coating capabilities with new investments

B&B Coatings have installed a new manufacturing process that enables a coating of molten metal to be applied at speeds of up to MACH 3.

FANUC help 600 UK get the best from Colchester and Harrison CNC lathes

600 UK, a manufacturer and distributor of automated machine tools, has partnered with FANUC to increase the competitiveness of its Colchester and Harrison CNC lathes.

Product News

Sponsored feature: Affordable laser scanning solution

A powerful, new scanner has been positioned at an affordable price point by Hexagon Metrology, enabling handheld 3D laser scanning to be accessible to users who up to now were unable to justify investment in this technology.

Sponsored Feature: Delcam’s new PowerMILL CAM can mirror complete machining projects

Delcam has launched the 2016 version of its PowerMILL programming software for five-axis and high-speed machining

SYS Systems and Queens University help build little girl’s nose

Some of the most incredible uses for 3D printing are developing within the medical field, helping to provide innovative medical advances to change people’s lives around the world.

Sponsored Feature: Mitutoyo offers City & Guilds Award in Dimensional Metrology

City & Guilds Award in Dimensional Metrology. Summertime Special Saving of 10%, for any course booked in July & August. Course to be taken before year end.

Getting to grips with the productivity puzzle

Stephen Barr, director of the Manufacturing Advisory Service, explains why manufacturing could hold the key to increased productivity