Will the Oil & Gas Industry Transform?

3D printing will ‘transform’ the oil industry, says BP In the attached article Dave Eyton, BP’s Head of Technology talks about the potential of using 3D printing (Additive Manufacturing) in the oil and gas industry. BP has used this technology in its petrochemical business, so can it be used in the oil and gas industry?

Scottish firms need to adopt 3D vision

Scottish firms need to adopt 3D Vision Why do we need 3D printing? is unfortunately not an ­uncommon response from Scottish companies when I ask if they’re interested in using additive manufacturing in their business. Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing as it’s fondly known, is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital

Sector-leading Scots start-up will help deliver up to £1bn circular economy benefits by bringing F1 tech to Scotland with £175k Zero Waste Scotland grant

A sector-leading Scots 3D printing start-up is set to help deliver up to £1 billion of benefits to the economy of Scotland by bringing cutting-edge F1 technology to Scotland for the first time thanks to a £175,000 grant from Zero Waste Scotland.   Last year global manufacturing veteran Andy Simpson was invited to make a

Are you benefiting from producing concept models?

As engineers and designers we have access to some very complex tools to aid the design process and therefore allow us to enhance and evaluate our final product quickly. Being able to develop a three‐dimensional model using CAD software helps us to better visualise the product and evaluate the design. But, what is even better

Difference between Subtractive & Additive Manufacturing

The past few weeks when visiting new clients one of the questions that keeps coming up is “What is the difference between Additive Manufacturing and Subtractive Manufacturing” So I thought I would take a moment to share. Let’s start with subtractive manufacturing, the traditional method of manufacturing. Subtractive manufacturing usually starts with a piece of

Introducing Circular Tayside Free Breakfast briefings

Introducing Circular Tayside Free Breakfast briefings Circular Tayside is a new initiative being delivered by Zero Waste Scotland, Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce and Perthshire Chamber of Commerce. It follows research commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland that has identified significant circular economy business opportunities in Tayside. Join a launch breakfast to learn about future-proofing

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