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Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing conference logo above 3T logo

AM & 3D Printing Conference

We’re exhibiting at the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing in Nottingham next week, so if you’re attending why not come along to our stand to see our latest material developments and examples of 3D printed parts that reduce cost and lead time, whilst retaining their strength and complexity. Producing lightweight prototypes and end-use production components that are …

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3D printed metal bracket

3T producing space qualified parts for Airbus Defence and Space

3T are producing the first space qualified aluminium Additive Manufactured (3D printed) components for Airbus Defence and Space in UK as part of a programme to introduce components that cannot be manufactured using conventional technology. The single-piece structural bracket for the Eurostar E3000 telecommunications satellites weighs 35% less than the previous bracket which comprised four parts and 44 rivets. Furthermore, …

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Race Tech International poster about 3D printing for F1 cars

3D Printing is the future for F1

An interview with one of our Metal Additive Manufacturing experts features in the latest issue of Race Tech magazine, focussing on how this 3D printing technology has evolved from being used for one-off prototype parts or scale models for testing, to full production and, in some cases, 40-60 parts being used on F1 cars on the race track today. Read …

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Close up of Heat Exchanger at 3D Printing Exhibition

3D Printing making a difference

In collaboration with Materialise NV we are delighted that our 3D Printed concept Heat Exchanger is being featured in the MAKING A DIFFERENCE / A DIFFERENCE IN MAKING exhibition at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels throughout May and June 2015.                   Our Heat Exchanger offers a radical new approach …

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Man holding Plastic AM knee implant

Plastic AM assists with knee implant technology

The Guardian has featured the work Orthox is doing with their new FibroFix biomaterial for knee implants. We worked closely with them in developing the designs and tools, and the photograph in the article shows Nick Skaer, CEO of Orthox, holding one of our plastic AM models used during the development project. You can read the full article here.  And …

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Machinery news item cover

3T’s work with Hittech features in Machinery magazine

Machinery magazine has featured the work 3T has done with Hittech Group BV to design and build an ‘E-box’ using Metal Additive Manufacturing.  Reducing the number of production steps from 38 to just nine and lead time from 20 weeks to five, the resulting reduction in the cost of the component is more than 30%.  The article can be found in the online magazine (go to …

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Ian Halliday receiving Movers and Shakers Award

3T receives Movers & Shakers award

3T has received a Movers & Shakers award after being recognised as a company which has made a significant impact internationally on its market sector. What makes the award unique is that no company was able to put itself forward or be nominated. Instead, more than 5000 companies in the south of England were researched and independently assessed against a …

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3D Printing takes to the catwalk

London College of Fashion student Juniper Lai was the winner of the 14th annual Fashion Awareness Direct competition at London Fashion Week with her 3D Printed collection of oversized menswear garments. Created by 3T using their Plastic Additive Manufacturing technology, Juniper won amongst 17 finalists with her intricate designs for the ‘Physics Meets Fashion’ brief. The garments were made in large …

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3T celebrates its 12,345th plastic build

TCT Magazine reports on how we’ve just completed our 12,345th plastic build since the company was first established in 1999. We estimate that during this time we’ve built and shipped in excess of 1.5 million parts to customers demonstrating the tremendous growth of the business and the additive manufacturing industry as a whole. And what better way to commemorate this milestone …

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Copper Heat Exchanger

3T announces success with Pure Copper production – and an open invitation

Our R+D team has produced the first successful Pure Copper product via additive manufacturing technology, representing a significant move forward in material development …

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