Additive Manufacturing: Free Technical support

The Additive Manufacturing Technology Transfer (AM-TT) project offers local companies up to seven days’ free, targeted technical support. If you are exploring AM adoption for the first time, or are already making use of the technology but want to be sure you’re getting all you can from it, TWI have the equipment, the experience and the expertise to help.

Metal additive manufacturing (AM) – often referred to as metal 3D printing – is a method of fabrication in which a part is built up layer by layer according to a computer model.

Enabling rapid manufacturing and prototyping with the potential to greatly shorten lead times, AM can create highly complex parts and produces near-net-shape components with a significantly reduced need for machining or finishing.

Engineering research and technology organisation TWI have been helping companies exploit metallic AM technology for more than 20 years. Now, through the Additive Manufacturing Technology Transfer (AM-TT) project, TWI ARE offering companies the chance to benefit from this experience in the form of up to seven days’ free, targeted technical support.

The Additive Manufacturing Technology Transfer project is funded through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) - a funding competition designed to improve the global competitiveness of UK advanced manufacturing supply chains. The technology transfer project is managed by TWI Ltd.

How the AM-TT project can support your business

  • „„ Initial AM adoption investigations and feasibility studies

  • „„ Business model generation and equipment selection

  • „„ Design, prototyping and post-processing

  • „„ Material characterisation, performance and validation

  • „„ Standards and certification

  • „„ Moving to full production

Find out more: - or contact Nick Elbourn on 01223 899299 or 07765 403465