24 July 2017 8:19
Since earning his PhD from the University of Karlsruhe in 2008, Dr Bastian Rapp has risen to become the world’s leading authority on the application of 3D printing for microfluidics and related technologies. As the founder and head of NeptunLab, at the Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, his work focuses on the development of microfluidics for biomedical applications and biotechnology. Bastian was kind enough to sit down with us to discuss the role 3D printing has played in his work and what he sees ...
30 May 2017 8:46
  The University of Loughborough has been leading the way in establishing additive manufacturing in the construction sector for more than ten years now. The School of Civil and Building Engineering has won acclaim with its innovative process for 3D printing with concrete, and is working closely with industry leaders such as Skanska and the Manufacturing Technology Centre to establish this as a viable tool for a wide range of construction applications. RP Platform was fortunate enough to sit down with Dr Richard Buswell to discuss the cutting-edge research taking place at ...
22 May 2017 9:37
  Almost everyone involved in the world of manufacturing will have browsed Spencer Wright’s blog or manufacturing newsletter at some point. Spencer is a longstanding expert in workflows for metal additive manufacturing and head of research & partnerships at nTopology. Spencer was kind enough to sit down with RP Platform to discuss his background in both AM and conventional manufacturing, his current work designing optimised workflows, and how he sees the field evolving in the near future.   How did you originally get interested in 3D printing? I became interested in metal printing just ...
12 April 2017 13:09
Pat Warner is ADM Manager at Renault Sport Formula One Team -- an in-house additive manufacturing specialist, working to deliver first-class printed components for both prototyping and production purposes. Having been deeply involved in additive manufacturing within F1 for more than 19 years, Pat has witnessed a number of key developments in the technology and its applications, which he was kind enough to discuss with AMFG in the interview below:   AMFG: How did you originally become involved in additive manufacturing? Pat: I was originally a CNC machinist with the then Benetton Formula ...
13 March 2017 10:39
  Philip Cotton is one of the UK’s leading experts in 3D printing in education and the founder of 3Dfilemarket.com -- a space for designers to share cutting-edge, fully printable designs. Philip currently teaches Product Design at Ladybridge High School, where he provides pupils with hands-on experience of 3D printing and its applications. He was winner of the 3D Printshow Educational Excellence award in 2013 and 2014, and is widely in demand as a consultant and writer on 3D printing and its potential applications across the field of education. Through the ...