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Crates of 3D printed equipment

New arrivals at 3T … M400 and M100 machines!

3T have just taken delivery of two new EOS Additive Manufacturing machines; the highly acclaimed, large-frame M400, and the recently launched small-scale M100. Both machines have special capabilities that 3T will use to provide a better service to their customers and heralds the start of a new AM Production era as well as enabling their already strong R&D team to …

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Additive Manufacturing Conference promotion held at the University of Nottingham

Blog on recent AM & 3D Printing Conference

Now in its eleventh year, the International Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Conference has long established itself as a platform for cutting-edge research and innovation. This year’s Conference was no exception, with 3-days of academic and industrial presentations covering processes from across the technology readiness level scale. Whilst some of the research presented was fantastically futuristic, others such as Ibo …

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Front of truck with AM parts on it

AM creating parts on demand

A recent news item from the World’s largest truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz explains how Additive Manufacturing (AM) is being used to replace their current massive inventory of spare parts.  Through the use of plastic AM (3D Printing) they can obtain spare parts as and when they’re required, at the push of a button! This philosophy was the subject of a recent …

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Aluminium Casing Assembly Front for car part from 3D printing

Visit us at Farnborough Airshow

We are delighted to have been invited by EOS GmbH to feature on their stand at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow.  Taking place on 11-15 July 2016, we will be showcasing how our metal and plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM) expertise can take you from Prototyping through to Production. Offering a range of high performance materials including Aluminium, Titanium, Inconel and …

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Man in front of the backdrop with the words 'The military tech show'

Full episode of Military Tech Show now available online

You can now view the full episode of the Military Tech Show online and the piece featuring 3T starts at about 8mins 25seconds in. Including an interview with our CEO, Ian Halliday, it also shows our Plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM) facilities and explains the process step by step from initial CAD design, machine set-up and build, through to breaking the …

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Forces TV trailer featuring 3T screenshot

Military Tech Show features 3T Additive Manufacturing

Our Additive Manufacturing facilities and interview with CEO Ian Halliday feature in the Military Tech Show, being aired today (Tuesday 12 April 2015) on Forces TV, available on Sky 264, Virgin 277 and Freesat 652. You can catch it at 1.30pm today, and again at 12.15pm on Saturday. If you miss it on TV, don’t worry as we’ll post a …

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Blue additive Manufacturing logo

Magazine blog features our metal AM work

Additive Manufacturing magazine has featured an article about the work we undertook with the SAVING Project to design and build an internal lattice structure for a functional bike stem. Using metal Additive Manufacturing, parts can be built that are considerably lighter but just as strong as their conventionally machined counterparts. Read the article here, and you can find our original …

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3T employee Matt in AM workshop showing 3D printed plane

Forces TV film documentary at 3T

It’s been a busy and exciting day at 3T as we welcomed a film crew from Forces TV into our manufacturing facility in Newbury. Filming a pilot technology show, presenter Matt Teale’s focus was on how 3D printing could revolutionise the way troops at the cutting edge are supplied with equipment and replacement parts, and asks the question “could 3D …

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3T RPD logo with strapline with Christmas design

Service as usual during festive break

We are pleased to announce  that our metal and plastic machines will be running throughout the Christmas/New Year break. We will process orders as usual except on the Bank Holidays and Weekends. Order despatch will depend upon courier service availability during this period. Please email your requirements and data to enquiries@3trpd.co.uk. Our Finance, Marketing, R&D and Quality offices will be …

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CAD image of 3D printed Octopus

3D printing for winner of animation contest

Simpleware have announced the winners of its 2015 animations contest, and we were delighted to be commissioned to build a 3D model of the winning design; a blue-ringed octopus designed by Dr David Ackland of the University of Melbourne. Built using our plastic Additive Manufacturing technology, the model was given a smooth finish using our vibro finishing technique, and coloured …

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