BlueScope to supply steel for frigate build

BAE Systems subsidiary ASC Shipbuilding today signed a contract with BlueScope Steel AIS for the supply of steel for the prototyping phase of the Hunter class frigate construction programme. Under the $2.6 million contract, BlueScope will deliver more than 1,500 tonnes of steel plate to ASC Shipbuilding’s Osborne shipyard (pictured) in Adelaide. This is the…

CSIRO 3D prints complex heart stents

Researchers from CSIRO have made it possible to 3D print tailor-made aortic stents, an implantable biomedical device used to treat narrow or blocked arteries. The development in partnership with Wollongong-based Medical Innovation Hub is a paradigm shift in the production of self-expanding metallic nitinol stents for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), which afflicts more than 10…

AML3D delivers 3D printing centre to ST Engineering

Additive manufacturing machinery producer AML3D has announce the successful delivery of its first Arcemy 3D printing module (pictured) to ST Engineering in Singapore under a ‘rent to buy’ agreement. The Arcemy 3D printing module begin commercial production later this month. Once commissioned, the stand-alone module will provide ST Engineering with enhanced manufacturing capabilities capable of…