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Guideline for production-ready parts due in June 2019
In January 2018 eleven companies started two seamlessly aligned Joint Innovation Projects (JIPs). The group has grown to 16 partners by February 2019. The goal of the JIPs they collaborate in is to develop a guideline and accompanying economic model to print qualified, functional metal production (spare) parts, to be used in the Oil, Gas and Maritime industries. Equinor, BP, Total, Rolls Royce Marine, OCAS, Ivaldi Group, TechnipFMC, Siemens, Voestalpine, Vallourec, Aidro, SLM Solutions, Additive Industries, Quintus, HIPtec and the Advanced Forming Research Centre of the University of Strathclyde aim to have a practical guideline available by June 2019. The...
In-port 3D printing of marine parts comes a step nearer