By RMIT Advanced Manufacturing Precinct and Centre for Additive Manufacture The 4th International Forum on Additive Manufacturing, delivered virtually on 9 September, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia proved by all accounts to be a great success. The Forum general chair Professor Milan Brandt of the Centre for Additive Manufacturing, RMIT University attracted a number of international,…
Port Melbourne-based 3DMeditech has earned a $3.7 million contract for nasopharyngeal swab kits, which will be delivered to the National Medical Stockpile up to March next year and be used to test for Covid-19.
A homegrown solution aims to use kangaroo tissue to improve on current options for ligament surgeries. Brent Balinski spoke to Dr Nick Hartnell of BLT about the project’s progress.
US researchers have used machine learning and computer vision to develop a tool for real-time quality assessment of parts being built in a 3D printer.
RMIT and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS have signed a partnership on staff and student exchanges focussing on additive manufacturing.
A team led by Queensland University of Technology’s Distinguished Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher has created an implant to help a young student suffering from “funnel chest.”
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation – preparing for tomorrow with digital solutions by Ben Tan
In today’s second 3D printing-related contribution to @AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools…” series, Ben Tan looks at supply chains and workflows now and post-pandemic.
Manufacturers are using 3D printing (AKA additive manufacturing) methods to serve a wide variety of industries and applications. In this edition of @AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools…” series, Michael Sharpe looks at some of the advantages of adopting 3D printing, and two Australian companies successfully applying it to medical uses.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, an urgent need has risen worldwide for specialised health and medical products. In a scramble to meet demand, “makers” in Australia and internationally have turned to 3D printing to address shortfalls.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has announced a partnership with Australian additive manufacturing applications specialist Conflux Technology to develop a new heat exchanger, with potential use in the US company’s remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS.) GA-ASI and the Geelong-based metal AM company will develop a novel, cutting-edge solution for current and future aircraft, the US…