Renishaw plc Articles
Renishaw loans schools 3D printers for a second year
After a successful pilot year of its 3D printer loan scheme, where Renishaw loaned 30 local schools a 3D printer for three months, the company has continued the project for a second year. In total, 21 primary schools and nine secondary schools in South Wales were loaned a 3D printer in the last academic year, covering four local authorities around the Renishaw Miskin site in South Wales.
New software launched to improve AM visualisation
At formnext 2019, Renishaw launched Sonic, a new acoustic process monitoring software to form part of the company’s InfiniAM suite. Sonic enables engineers to detect acoustic events within the additive manufacturing (AM) build chamber and turn this data into useful information on build quality. The software is the first of its kind in the AM industry.
Engineering innovation brings hope for Parkinson’s cure
The global engineering company, Renishaw, has built a device that has been used in a clinical trial. Manufactured by Renishaw on behalf of the North Bristol NHS Trust, the device enabled the precise delivery of a new drug candidate, Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) with the hope of regenerating dying dopamine brain cells in people with Parkinson’s and thereby improve their symptoms.
Bringing music to engineering
Renishaw has teamed up with the Bristol Music Trust charity to combine science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and music education for children in Bristol, UK. As part of the collaboration, Renishaw is demonstrating the role that fun and creativity plays in engineering by supporting Beat Lab, an interactive music-tech initiative. The company is also supporting the Trust’s ‘Transform the Hall’ project by sponsoring an e...
Partnership will deliver metal additive manufacturing solutions
Infosys and Renishaw, a world leader in metrology and additive manufacturing technologies have announced a strategic partnership to offer an end-to-end product development service using metal additive manufacturing (AM) technology. According to the companies, they are combining their engineering expertise and global resources to help customers accelerate their deployment of AM, also known as 3D printing, for volume production of end-use meta...
High hopes for Greenpower in Poland
Renishaw, is entering the second annual Greenpower event in Poznan, Poland. After racing to success at Rockingham in 2016, the UK based Renishaw team is set to compete in the Polish event on September 23rd and 24th, 2017. The event marks the first time that the Renishaw Greenpower team has competed internationally. The Greenpower project aims to encourage young people aged nine to 25 to consider a career in engineering.
Renishaw robot makes guest appearance in BBC drama
Did you spot Renishaw's neuromate stereotactic robot that featured in an episode of the BBC drama Holby City? During the episode, neuromate assists with the treatment of an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) patient who undergoes a stereotactic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure.
Key developments in high-performance alloy production
Renishaw and Aeromet International just announced a collaboration to establish additive manufacturing process parameters and material properties for Aeromet’s A20X aluminium alloy. A20X is a family of next generation high-strength aluminium alloy technologies, developed and patented by Aeromet. Following a successful debut at the Paris Air Show, last month, the two companies are working together to optimise the processing techniques f...
Employer engagement is vital for inspiring engineers
Simon Biggs, Education Outreach Officer at Renishaw, discusses why engineering businesses should offer engagement programmes to primary school children as a way of tackling the skills gap. It has been forecast that, to meet employer demand for engineering enterprises, the UK requires 265,000 skilled entrants each year.
Renishaw contributes to Canadian medical design centre
Renishaw has contributed to a new medical centre in London, Canada. The centre, Additive DEsign In Surgical Solutions (ADEISS) is the result of a partnership between Western University, the London Medical Network and Renishaw. The centre will focus on the research, development and commercialisation of additively manufactured medical devices and surgical instruments. It will also aid in the development of additively manufactured medical technology...
Implant technology presented at masterclass
Three surgeons will showcase implant technology from Renishaw during a masterclass at the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) conference this year. The Annual Scientific Meeting is taking place between June 28th - 30th at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK.
Additive manufacturing powder expertise to be showcased at AMPM
Renishaw has said it will present its latest findings in additive manufacturing metal powder re-use at the fourth annual AMPM (Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy) conference 2017 - Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas between June 13th-15th.Lucy Grainger, from Renishaw's additive manufacturing team, will deliver a talk in the powder recycling track on Wednesday June 14th at 2.15pm.
Renishaw demonstrates ADEPT software at ADT
Renishaw will demonstrate the benefits of its ADEPT software at the Advancing Digital Technology (ADT) Congress meeting, taking place in Amiens, France. Amy Davey, Reconstructive Scientist at North Bristol NHS trust, UK will also hold a Digital Design of Patient Specific Implants (PSI) workshop on Friday 2nd June from 16:00 to 17:00.
Renishaw hosts 150 pupils for Bloodhound SSC education day
Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, hosted over 150 students from local primary schools for an education day on the Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car that aims to break the 1,000mph land speed record.
Renishaw demonstrates implant expertise at 3D Printing in Medicine
Renishaw will attend the second annual International 3D Printing in Medicine Conference in Mainz, Germany on May 19th-20th. Renishaw will demonstrate the opportunities that additive manufacturing (AM) creates in craniomaxillofacial surgery, by exhibiting its bespoke implants and providing demonstrations of its new implant design software, Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment (ADEPT).
Additive manufacturing technology on display at Paris Air Show
At the 52nd international Paris Air Show from 19th-25th June, held at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, Paris, global engineering company Renishaw will be exhibiting. This marks the first time that Renishaw has exhibited its additive manufacturing (AM) technology at the show. The company is showcasing its flagship RenAM 500M metal additive manufacturing system and providing demonstrations of its build preparation software, QuantAM. Renis...
Renishaw signs partnership in China
Global manufacturer of metrology systems and metal 3D printing machines, Renishaw, has announced the signing of an agreement with FalconTech as a solutions centre partner and distributor for its Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology in China. Located in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, FalconTech is a technology and innovation company focusing on the rapid manufacturing of high performance components for aerospace, biomedical, marine, chemical and o...
Material processing optimisation discussed at Develop 3D Live
At the Develop 3D Live event, taking place on March 28th, at Warwick University, UK, global engineering and technology company Renishaw returns. This year, Renishaw’s Software Training Coordinator, Suzanne Venables-Wood, will deliver a talk entitled ‘Standing Tall’, within the materials track of the presentations in the Helen Martin theatre.
Renishaw's latest additive manufacturing system installed at CATEC
Renishaw has announced that its RenAM 500M system has been installed at the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) in Seville, Spain. It is the first installation of this new machine in the Iberian Peninsula.
Solutions centre provides secure development environment
Global engineering and technologies company, Renishaw, has launched its first North American additive manufacturing solutions centre in Kitchener, Canada. The new facility provides a secure development environment where customers can gain knowledge and confidence using additive manufacturing technologies. The solutions centre is staffed with skilled applications engineers and allows customers access to additive manufacturing technology and expert...