Additive Manufacturing (or 3D Printing) is a range of creative processes to produce components in both metals and plastics. This exciting technology will support medium to low batch production and one off custom made solutions, making the technology a game changer for the Aerospace Industry.
Matt will provide an overview of current capability on site, how BAE Systems Military Air & Information is exploiting the technology, some of the development activities and pilot studies that have been undertaken, the current challenges his team face in bringing this technology on line and the future potential that has yet to be explored.
Buffet at 6pm, lecture starts 6.30pm.
Joint event with IChemE, IMechE, IET Wales North, STEM, IOP, Chester University