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Our 100-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, McLaren Automotive, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies.

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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

Batch volume cost reduction strategy for additive manufacture

Engineers within the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) have developed a cost reduction strategy to batch produce additive manufactured components. This is compared against traditional manufacturing techniques.

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Hybrid composite-metal anti-roll bar technology set to revolutionise global rail and HGV sectors
12 June 2019
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Training centre triumphs at national awards
07 June 2019
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Upcoming Events
UK-RAS Manufacturing Robotics Challenge
19 June 2019
As part of UK Robotics Week 2019, Sheffield Robotics, Enabling Sciences for Intellige …
5G Sector Specific Testbeds and Trials Funding Roundtable - Manufacturing.....
11 July 2019
Join us for this industry roundtable as we identify how 5G can impact the manufacturi …
2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing
10 October 2019
The 2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing (CCMPM) will take p …
Tech Board 2019
06 November 2019
The AMRC Main Board has delegated responsibility for deciding how research funding sh …