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Our research and development focuses on industry’s commercial requirements and provides lasting value to members.

Our 100-plus industrial members range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies, but you don’t have to be a member to take advantage of our world-leading expertise and resources, which are open to manufacturers of all sizes.

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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Upcoming Events
Technology Roadmapping Week 2018
11 June 2018
The AMRC conducts annual technology Roadmapping sessions which help identify the chal …
Composites Innovation 2018
20 June 2018
Composites Innovation 2018 will be focusing on emerging technologies and new innovati …