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Engine manifold parts 3 D printed from 316 L stainless steel
Engine manifold parts 3 D printed from 316 L stainless steel

Americas Cup Yacht

Engine manifold parts: 3D printed from 316L stainless steel by CASCADE partners Renishaw

  • Land Rover/Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR)
  • Use of advanced technology to give the team a competitive edge.
  • Pushing technological boundaries, and advancing Land Rover engineering to benefit future product development.

Aircraft buckle
Aircraft buckle

Aircraft Seat Buckles

  • A conventional steel buckle weights 155 g
  • Buckle designed with AM weighs 70 g (55% less)
  • Airbus 380 has 853 seats, this would mean a reduction of 72.5k
  • Over the airplane's lifetime, 3.3 million litres of fuel
  • ~€2m saving assuming a saving of 45,000l/Kg

Rolling mill guide
Rolling mill guide

Rolling Mill Guide Rolls

  • Ongoing case study
  • Four guide rolls built to be tested in situ
  • Tensile and impact samples printed at the same time as the components
  • Parts can be designed and built in circa 100 hours compared to 4 months for machined parts. Attractive option for obsolete parts.
  • MATERIAL - M300 Maraging Steel
Warehouse - Righton Blackburns

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The Pensnett Estate,
West Midlands, DY6 7UN
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