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See below for some recent news from the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing. If you want to see our daily updates from the Centre then click here to view our LinkedIn channel.

 

NCAM BOOSTS CAPABILITY FOR PRINTING HIGH-STRENGTH COMPONENTS

Date: Monday 08 March 2021

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, has boosted its polymer additive manufacturing capabilities with investment in a Carbon M2 pri…

MTC PROJECTS SHORTLISTED IN PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Collaborative projects being undertaken at the Manufacturing Technology Centre have been shortlisted for the prestigious Collaborate to Innovate awards. The awards, organised by The Engineer, celebrat…

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PROJECT TO REVOLUTIONISE 3D PRINTING TAKE-UP

Date: Tuesday 05 January 2021

A project being launched at the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, aims to transform the use of additive manufacture or 3D printing in hig…

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TO UPGRADE CERAMIC AM CAPABILITY

Date: Friday 11 December 2020

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, is to take delivery of a new machine which will result in a big expansion of its ceramic 3D pr…

MTC TRAINING LAUNCHES REAL TIME ONLINE 3D PRINTING COURSES

Date: Thursday 23 July 2020

MTC Training and the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing has launched "Online and Live" - a suite of interactive online courses delivered in real time.

MTC SIGNS MEMORANDUM TO RESEARCH CERAMICS MANUFACTURE

Date: Monday 20 April 2020

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has signed a memorandum of understanding with Stoke-on-Trent based materials consultancy Lucideon L…

MTC INVESTS IN STRATASYS FDM ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TO BOOST PRODUCTION CAPABILITY

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020

Wide range of high-performance thermoplastics enable MTC to explore multi-composite parts and complex tooling for UK manufacturers.

MTC's aerospace additive manufacturing innovation hub launched

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019

The Manufacturing Technology Centre's new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, has been launched to industry at an event at the MTC's Coventry campus.

Business Secretary Opens MTC's Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Innovation Hub

Date: Tuesday 01 October 2019

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom has officially opened the Manufacturing Technology Centre's new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manu…

MTC Seals Link with University of Exeter

Date: Friday 06 September 2019

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has signed a strategic partnership with the University of Exeter to develop high-performance polyme…

MTC installs state-of-the-art electronics 3D printing equipment

Date: Tuesday 06 August 2019

The Manufacturing Technology Centre - home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing - has become the first research and development centre in the UK to install precision equipment to allow 3D…

MTC plays key role in biggest ever 3D printed aero engine component

Date: Saturday 22 June 2019

Engineers at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry have played a key role in the production of the largest ever civil aero engine part using ground-breaking 3D printing technology.

Smart manufacturing software provider Valuechain joins the MTC to work in partnership with NCAM

Date: Friday 14 June 2019

Valuechain, a provider of smart manufacturing software, has joined the MTC to work alongside the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) to evaluate and develop their DNAam and iQapture soft…

MTC helps aerospace manufacturers in national programme

Date: Monday 27 May 2019

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry is working with aerospace companies to develop new manufacturing techniques which will preserve engineering jobs across the sector.

UK-Wide Capability Mapping of Industrial Digitalisation Technologies (IDT's)

Date: Monday 04 March 2019

Released in October 2017, the Made Smarter Review highlighted the need for a National Programme to accelerate the adoption of Industrial Digitalisation Technologies (IDTs) through focused support for…

Additive Manufacturing experts to gather at MTC to share their experience

Date: Wednesday 30 January 2019

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is bringing together additive manufacturing experts and users from across the UK to discuss how to take this important technology forward. Additive manufacturing, o…