Last week 3T RPD took part in the Autosport International exhibition at the NEC. Ian Halliday, CEO, said; “Motorsport is one of our most important markets and Additive Manufacturing (AM) provides autosport teams with a lot of advantages. We wanted to attend the show to demonstrate what Additive Manufacturing and 3T can do for them” 3T RPD has a strong ...
Visit 3T RPD at Autosport International 12th-13th January for Automotive 3D Printing Expertise The UK’s leading supplier of Additive Manufactured (AM) car parts for the automotive sector, 3T RPD, is exhibiting at this year’s Autosport International exhibition at the NEC on the 12th and 13th January; stand 347 in the engineering hall, Hall 9. We have extensive experience of manufacturing 3d printed ...
One of the leading UAV news portals sUAS News had endorsed the 3D Printing by AM (additive manufacturing) production of UAVs for commercial use. Tiaan Roux, the publication’s editor says “I was wrong about 3D printed drones” and he cites the UAV which 3T RPD produced for Southampton University as the beginning of AM (additive manufacturing) production for drones and ...
Some of our metal concept parts built using Additive Manufacturing (AM) feature in this month’s issue of Metal AM magazine. The article written by Dr Chris Hole, from the UK’s TTP Group plc, talks about how AM gives industrial designers the freedom to create ever more complex and customised products. However, with the increasing adoption of the technology by sectors ...
In 2015 Sheffield University maths students produced a formula to mathematically calculate the ‘perfect’ amount of decoration that you need for your Christmas tree. Their formula reads: Ideal number of Baubles = (√17 ÷20) x Tree Height (in cm) The formula can give you the number of baubles that you need. By using Additive Manufacture (AM) short production runs from ...
Have you ever wondered exactly how many Additive Manufactured (AM) production parts there are flying in aircraft around the world? We have worked with a number of aerospace companies and we asked ourselves the same question. After some research we have produced a small infographic which shows the number of 3d printed parts that are in the sky. Here’s a ...
3T RPD has just opened a new metals Additive Manufacturing (AM) production site near its current facility on the former Greenham Common Airbase in Berkshire. This expansion builds on recent new AM machine acquisitions and represents the company’s latest investment in the future of AM (additive manufacturing) production. The facility also paves the way for further expansion of its metals ...
Kitsch Christmas commercials on the television have become as much a tradition in the UK as Christmas parties, cards and Christmas trees. This year McDonalds has released a strong contender in the saccharine stakes for Christmas 2016 with its sugar coated Juliette advert, which features as its central characters an AM (additive manufacturing) produced leading lady and a love interest. The ...
3T RPD would like to wish everyone interested in 3D printing and Additive Manufacture (AM) a happy #3DPrintingDay on 3rd December 2016. We have put together a short video of the products that have been made using 3T RPD by Additive Manufacture 3D Printing at our production site. We hope that it will inspire you to create something special for ...
In 2011 we made aviation history when we partnered with Southampton University to manufacture the world’s first 3D printed UAV. This pilotless aircraft, called SULSA, – The Southampton University Laser Sintered Aircraft – was designed to act as a testbed for the potential of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing in the aircraft industry. You can read the full story of SULSA’s ...
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