Australian team wins Society of Manufacturing Engineers award for anti-viral copper research

A piece of research from the early days of the pandemic, involving a team including Swinburne University researchers and additive manufacturing company SPEE3D, has received recognition from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in the United States. According to a short statement from the university on Friday, Director of Swinburne’s Manufacturing Futures Research Platform Professor…

Titomic in biggest-ever sale of 3D printers – destined for Ukraine

Additive manufacturing machinery manufacturer Titomic has announced its largest-ever order for D523 cold spray metal printing systems to the Royal Netherlands Army, the Koninklijke Landmacht. The order comprises 10 units of the D523 low pressure system with a total sale value of $1.28 million, marking a significant milestone in Titomic’s expansion in the defence sector.…

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Titomic sees success in mining services and US markets Metal additive manufacturing machine company Titomic has announced the sale of two D523 low-pressure cold spray additive manufacturing systems, worth $198,829. One sale, in Kalgoorlie Western Australia, marks the company’s entry into the region’s mining services sector, considered a promising growth area for the company. The…

Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – Titomic case study

Researchers led by UniSA and Swinburne University are searching for companies wanting to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, we explain how Titomic benefitted from collaborative research at Swinburne. Australia boasts one of the world’s largest reserves of titanium, so it follows that incorporating this abundant raw material…