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Defence Case Studies

  • Close up of 3D printed Gear Box Housing and Heat Exchanger

    R&D project gives 100% production quality assurance

    3T’s latest R&D project aims to give customers 100% production quality assurance in their metal 3D Printed parts by developing an automated non-destructive inspection process to identify any internal or external defects such as porosity, internal cracks, microstructural defects and trapped powder, along with their location …

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  • Specialised imaging uses am for high speed success

    Specialised Imaging uses AM for high speed success

    Specialised Imaging (SI) is a camera manufacturer with a difference, producing some of the fastest cameras currently available worldwide. The standard “off the shelf” SLR will take around 3 frames per second (fps), whilst a “top of the range” model might give up to 60 fps.

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  • Submergence/MSub - UUV's modelled using AM

    Submergence/MSub – UUV’s modelled using AM

    US firm Submergence Group LLC specialises in the design, fabrication and operation of experimental submersible vehicles, otherwise known as UUV’s (Unmanned Underwater Vehicles). Having been asked by the US Navy to produce a large UUV for testing at sea, MSubs Ltd, under contract to Submergence Group, designed and constructed the MASTT (Mobile Anti-Submarine Training Target) vehicle in just 13 months at their base in Plymouth, Devon.

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