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Renishaw takes the lead in productive additive manufacturing

Global engineering and additive manufacturing (AM) technology company, Renishaw, returns to Formnext in 2017, to take the next step in bringing additive manufacturing to mainstream production. From November 14th – 17th in Frankfurt, Germany, the company is exhibiting its latest developments alongside current hardware and software offerings, to unlock the benefits of increased productivity and process monitoring in additive manufacturing. Renishaw can be found in Hall 3.1 on Stand E68.

Choosing the right path into engineering

When choosing a career, it’s important to carefully consider all available options and to gain a clear understanding of where each route could lead. Here, Simon Biggs, Education Outreach Executive at global engineering company, Renishaw, explains why young people no longer have to choose between an engineering apprenticeship and University.

Industrial probes aid research in space

As a result of new developments in the theoretical knowledge of the very smallest particles on the planet, some physicists are now calling into question the principle of equivalence of inertial and gravitational mass into question.

Design for metal AM – a beginner’s guide

Additive manufacturing (AM) gives us tremendous freedom to create components with free-form and intricate features, direct from CAD and without the need for expensive tooling. These complex designs would be impractical, if not impossible, to produce conventionally. Additive components are often lighter, more efficient and better adapted to their application.

Engineering and scientific technologies company to showcase medical robots

Global engineering and scientific technologies company, Renishaw will attend the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) Autumn Meeting. The event will take place at The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool, from 20th – 22nd September 2017. Renishaw’s Clinical Sales Development Manager for the Neurological Products Division, Stuart Campbell and Marketing Manager, Ed Littlewood will be at booth 24 to exhibit the company’s products.

New SFP2 surface finish probe for the REVO® system at EMO Hannover 2017

Renishaw, a world leading manufacturer of co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM) equipment, will be showing its new, improved surface finish measurement probe (SFP2) for use with its REVO 5-axis measurement system on CMMs at EMO Hannover 2017, Germany (18th–23rd September, hall 6, stand B46).

Making time for Holthinrichs watches

Michiel Holthinrichs, the founder of Holthinrichs Watches, is working with a Renishaw Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre to build up his knowledge about the potential of metal additive manufacturing (AM) and to speed up the overall manufacturing process for his high-end, limited-edition watches.

Renishaw and Aeromet work to optimise high-performance alloy

Renishaw and Aeromet International Limited announced a collaboration to establish additive manufacturing process parameters and material properties for Aeromet’s A20X® aluminium alloy. Following a successful debut at the Paris Air Show, last month, the two companies are working together to optimise the processing techniques for the high-performance alloy on Renishaw metal additive manufacturing (AM) systems. They are also investigating a range of heat treatment regimes to deliver optimum properties in additively manufactured components. The results of these developments will be made available to Renishaw and Aeromet customers.

Intelligent manufacturing solutions halve production time of gas turbine components

Doncasters Precision Castings – Deritend, is a leading manufacturer of investment cast and machined industrial gas turbine airfoils. These airfoils are manufactured in nickel and cobalt based superalloys. The company is committed to growth and it backs this commitment with a willingness to invest in continuous improvement through lean manufacturing and rapid prototyping. As a result, it has seen considerable growth in demand for its machining services, which support its investment casting business. This demand has led to a significant investment of over £2 million in Mazak machine tools, infrastructure and manufacturing software to efficiently machine over 14 new products.

Exchanging metal 3D printing solutions with HiETA

Technology from Renishaw is helping HiETA to move metal additive manufacturing (AM) from prototype manufacture into commercial production of its specialist range of heat exchangers. In particular, the recent addition of Renishaw’s RenAM 500M system at the company has enabled manufacturing times and, therefore production costs, to be reduced dramatically.