While the potential for widespread implementation of ceramic AM is significant, it will depend on specific policies implemented by large industrial adopters.
September 6, 2017
The yearly value of additive manufacturing (AM)-produced parts in several segments of industrial manufacturing and end-use consumer products is projected to surpass $2 billion by 2027, driving the overall ceramic AM segment to over $3 billion in generated revenues and value (including AM hardware, materials and services).
Early in my career, an inventor came to my office to talk about patenting his invention. After I advised him about having a patentability search conducted and then explained all that is involved in preparing and prosecuting a patent application, he had one question: “When can I make some money on this?”
Proposed content for the program includes ceramics, advanced ceramics, glass, and polymers, as well as new and novel materials.
September 1, 2017
Staffordshire and Manchester Metropolitan Universities have given their backing to the Applied Materials Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Co.’s (AMRICC) proposed degree apprenticeship in materials science and engineering.