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The manufacture of full scale demonstrator components at the AMRC validated the new approach in readiness for the launch of our new high technology disc factory near Newcastle.

Steven Halliday, Rolls-Royce

Correcting CAD models for SLM build defects

The Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has successfully investigated methods of correcting CAD models for selective laser melting (SLM) build defects as part of the Symbionica project. The Symbionica project aims to develop a reconfigurable machine for the hybrid additive and subtractive manufacturing of next generation fully personalised bionics and smart prosthetics.

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