The UK National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) is here to accelerate the uptake of Additive Manufacturing (AM) by developing the technology and systems required to address the key challenges within the Additive Manufacturing value chain. The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing is based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. We are also home to The European Space Agency (ESA) AM Benchmarking Centre and a founding partner of the ASTM AM Center of Excellence
The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing has a team of engineers and technical specialists who are available to answer your questions on all aspects of Additive Manufacturing. Our facilities comprise metal, ceramic and polymer printers, plus a wide range of equipment for post-processing, and our digital factory environment has the latest software available to help you de-risk your adoption of Additive Manufacturing.
You can use these facilities to make your first prototype or to do your initial production run supported by our staff before making your own capital investment decisions. Whether you are at the beginning of your additive journey or an advanced practitioner looking to improve your productivity or product offering, we can help you to:
Find out more about how we could help by contacting us.
The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing leadership team is responsible for the strategic direction of NCAM. They have extensive experience within their disciplines and are committed to making NCAM a centre of excellence for UK additive manufacturing.
Chief Technologist - NCAM
Chief Engineer and Business Unit Lead – Component Manufacturing Technologies / NCAM
Group Technology Manager – Component Manufacturing Technologies / NCAM
Technology Manager - AM
Product Development - AM
Resource Management - AM
Business Unit Lead - AM