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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN RAIL

IS YOUR COMPANY ON TRACK WITH ADDITIVE?

As a manufacturer or supplier operating in the UK Rail industry, 3D printers are used in-house to:

  • Create sustainable supply for new and end-of-life parts

  • Lower operating costs

  • Improve production processes

  • Miniaturise and light weight components

There are 100s of quick-win applications available by applying metal and composite 3D printing technologies. From improved product performance through faster prototyping, to manufacturing aids and production improvements with end-of-arm tooling, jigs and fixtures, to bespoke lightweight and miniaturised carriage furniture in brackets, casings, mounts.

Challenge us with your unique application and we can show you how Additive Manufacturing can be used and the benefits you’ll gain.

TAKE THE RAIL CHALLENGE

Share your rail application with us and we will show you how Additive Manufacturing can be used and the benefits it will bring.

Complete your details and our team of Application Engineers and industry experts will be in touch.

JOIN LEADING MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

Additive Manufacturing is proven and integrated in leading manufacturing companies across multiple industries, including Formula One, Automotive, Aerospace and Automation.

Results from our clients see 

  • Up to 95.5% cost reduction for production aids and tools

  • Up to 98.8% shorter lead times, from weeks to days

  • 60kg weight reduction on a single vehicle

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Investing in Additive Manufacturing capabilities has been a game changing step. The speed and flexibility 3D printing technology has added to the prototyping process has exceeded our most optimistic estimates.

 

The ease of producing low volume parts with the Markforged Mark Two, that would otherwise never have been cost effective, has noticeably improved the overall quality of the equipment we can produce.

Mike Hendey, Senior Systems Engineer, Lincad

3D PRINT STRONG PARTS

Markforged specialises in 3D printers for high-strength applications.

 

The range of metal and composite industrial 3D printers yields parts in Stainless Steel, Tool Steel (H13, A2, D2), Copper, Inconel, Titanium, Carbon Fibre, Fibreglass, Kevlar, Flame Retardant and ESD, and more.

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IMPROVE DESIGN, SHORTEN LEAD TIMES, GENERATE BESPOKE & COMPLEX PARTS

Improve Supply

When 3D printers are embedded into your business, you have control of when your parts are made, reducing the risk of unexpected supply chain delays, and a shorter design cycle.

Better Performing Parts

Faster design iteration leads to enhanced performance, and you can 3D print parts that are too complex or costly to machine.

BUILD YOUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

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Join the Digital Manufacturing Revolution

As an independent Solutions Provider for Additive Manufacturing Technologies, we will share our cross-industry knowledge with you, so your company can gain a competitive advantage.

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