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Chocolate science and aircraft repair

  • December 18, 2019

AMOS partners have produced a video which shows how chocolate can help teach school children about engineering and science. The video features Dr Rahul Mandal, research associate at the Nuclear AMRC and winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2018. As a Stem Ambassador, Mandal regularly works with local schools to encourage students to study science, technology, engineering a...

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GKN training days

  • October 21, 2019

GKN hosted a training event to transfer AMOS results to industry. Partners developed training modules and sample scripts. These were showcased during training days at DHN, a recurring event where engineers can choose the most applicable courses for their needs. Training included hands-on testing of the toolbox for life-cycle cost assessment and engineers were able to run relevant ex...

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Partners present results at EASN 2019

  • September 16, 2019

Technical coordinator of the European part of the project, Udisien Woy, was asked to chair a joint additive manufacturing session at the 9th EASN international conference in Athens. This conference has more than 450 participants and 360 technical presentations. She was joined by researchers from DPS, GKN and McGill who presented papers at the session. Proceedings of the conference c...

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AMOS at Aerodays

  • July 18, 2019

Udisien Woy, from the University of Sheffield presented the results to date at Aerodays 2019 in Bucharest. After giving an update on the project's progress, she also participated in at round-table discussion on innovative manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul.

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DREAM summer school

  • June 10, 2019

The European technial coordinator of AMOS presented the project results at the DREAM summer school in Italy. This was a venture set up by a number of projects working in the field of additive manufacture and repair. Projects included DREAM, AMOS, Bionic Aircraft , HiperLAM , HyProCell , MMTECH , Paraddise , Encompass and LASIMM . Through initiatives such as the summer school and...

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Pupils given a taste of engineering

  • March 25, 2019

University of Sheffield staff helped girls from Sharrow School in Sheffield develop a taste for engineering, with a hands-on challenge involving chocolate welding. Twenty girls visited the Nuclear AMRC as part of the Stem Ambassador programme to encourage young people to study science, technology, engineering and maths-based subjects and consider related careers. After presentation...

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AMOS results presented during additive manufacturing showcase

  • February 14, 2019

AMOS results were presented at the launch of the Nuclear AMRC Midlands in Derby. Around 150 regional manufacturers and stakeholders attended the launch event at the iHub on Wednesday 13 February, to experience the state of the art in manufacturing R&D in the Nuclear AMRC's new workshops, and join high-level speakers from industry and government to discuss the challenges ...

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Building expertise for additive repair

  • December 12, 2018

Nuclear AMRC researchers have completed a detailed analysis of Inconel alloy for additive repair. "DED is a flexible process for repair, with a lot of appeal to the aerospace and heavy engineering industries," says Udi Woy, technical lead for additive manufacturing at the Nuclear AMRC. "For applications of this size, flexibility is a significant factor. If you consider aero engine ...

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Training in additive manufacture

  • June 15, 2018

3DPRISM has released an open-access online training course for additive manufacture (AM). The course includes information on AM systems, materials, and process parameters as well as giving training on CAD modelling for AM, basic maintenance and health and safety. 3DPRISM was a 27 month project funded through ERASMUS+ and coordinated by the AMRC at the University of Sheffield ...

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McGill students visit ECN

  • July 31, 2017

Xiaoyi Guan from McGill University in Montreal spent 10 days in France at the ECN campus in June for AMOS, looking at the additive machine which will be used to deposit Titanium in the project

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Staff exchange strengthens EU-Canadian cooperation

  • July 29, 2017

Two PhD-students from McGill, Lydia Lawand and Khalil Alhandawi, are currently in Sweden working with GKN. The students will spend approximately 10 weeks in Sweden working on WP5 with a multidisciplinary optimisatoin platform in connection with the GKN use case. The main goal is to achieve a complete loop of the product development process that can later be used as the basis...

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McGill students model AM cell in Sheffield

  • June 12, 2017

Two students from McGill University in Canada visited the Nuclear AMRC in Sheffield this week. Thomas Hitchcox and Jordan Cave examined the bulk additive manufacturing cell to inform their work on defect detection and process planning within the project.

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ECN hosts meeting for AMOS partners

  • June 12, 2017

ECN hosted a meeting for all the AMOS partners at their facility in Nantes on 21 and 22 June 2017. Partners discussed the progress of the project to date as well as the challenges to be met in the next period. Results coming in from the expanded testing workpackage show a lot of promise and form a firm basis for the work to be done in the next period.

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AMOS at CARIC 3rd National Research Forum

  • June 12, 2017

AMOS was presented at the poster session during CARIC'S 3rd National Research Forum, which showcases project funded since CARIC's inception in 2014.

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Liburdi publish an article on additive manufacturing in aerospace

  • May 2, 2017

Partner Liburdi published an article on additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry in the April edition of the joural of the Canadian Welding Association. The paper discusses the need for additive an gives details of Liburdi's LAWS system.

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PhD student to develop a temperature monitoring system for additive manufacture

  • March 2, 2017

The PhD student, Chutu Li, under supervision of Dr. Xiaoyi Bao will investigate and develop a novel method to accurately measure the temperature in additive manufacturing in high temperature environment. Fiber optics group at the University of Ottawa has achieved many world records in fiber sensors for various industrial monitoring of temperature, strain, vibration, refractive index, ultras...

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EU team visits NuclearAMRC

  • October 2, 2016

The European AMOS partners visited the bulk additive manufacturing cell at the Nuclear AMRC in Sheffield. During the meeting, project progress was discussed and partners visited the robotic welding cell to see the work being done on the project.

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New European-Canadian research to explore additive repair for aerospace

  • May 4, 2016

A new research collaboration between Canada and Europe is developing additive manufacturing technology to repair components for the aerospace industry. The AMOS project (Additive manufacturing optimization and simulation platform for repairing and remanufacturing of aerospace components) focuses on a range of high-integrity additive manufacturing techniques. These direct energ...

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AMOS launches project website

  • April 18, 2016

Welcome to the website for AMOS. AMOS is a joint funded project by the European Union under the H2020 program and CARIC. To find out up to date news about the project, partners, events and results, visit regularly, or follow us on twitter ( @AMOSadditive ). You can also find out about the project by visiting the Mantra manufacturing transporter, which will take project results on the roa...

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