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Ken Shackleton, Managing Director, The Cardboard Box Company

Correcting CAD models for SLM build defects

The Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has successfully investigated methods of correcting CAD models for selective laser melting (SLM) build defects as part of the Symbionica project. The Symbionica project aims to develop a reconfigurable machine for the hybrid additive and subtractive manufacturing of next generation fully personalised bionics and smart prosthetics.

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Upcoming Events
AMRC Forum: Lights out running and factory automation
27 March 2018
In today’s global markets, many businesses are under growing pressure to reduce …
Third Wave Systems - Aerospace Machining Workshop
28 March 2018
Third Wave Systems will be in the UK to host a complimentary hands-on workshop at the …
MACH 2018
09 April 2018
MACH is the outstanding showcase for advances in the manufacturing industry brought t …
Technology Roadmapping Week 2018
11 June 2018
The AMRC conducts annual technology Roadmapping sessions which help identify the chal …