Using 3D printing techniques, a prototype of the world’s first class approved ship’s propeller with a diameter of 1,350mm has been manufactured. The propeller has been named ‘WAAMpeller’ and is the result of a cooperative consortium of companies that includes Damen Shipyards Group, Promarin, RAMLAB, Autodesk, and Bureau Veritas.
HP Inc. has announced FitStation powered by HP, a new platform that will deliver custom-fitted and individualized footwear through innovative 3D scanning, dynamic gait analysis and manufacturing technologies.
Thales supports Morocco's ambition to progress in the aerospace sector and is inaugurating its industrial Competence Centre in Casablanca, specialising in metal additive manufacturing, also known as metal 3D printing.
Frank Herzog - the 'metal head' - is the founder and CEO of Concept Laser, a pioneer in the 3D printing industry and industrial additive manufacturing. Concept Laser's equipment is capable of manufacturing delicate jewellery and dental implants, as well as powerful engine blocks for trucks (see video).