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No DRAMA for Renishaw with award success

A collaboration involving Renishaw designed to help the UK aerospace industry's supply chain has picked up an award.

The precision engineering company, based near Wotton-under-Edge, is part of the DRAMA group which took the aerospace and defence category at the Collaborate to Innovate awards.

The award recognises how the additive manufacturing project has developed physical and digital assets to fuel metal AM adoption across the aerospace sector's entire UK supply chain.

Set up in 2017 by the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing, the Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing facilities for Aerospace research project also included ATS Global, Autodesk, Ansys Granta, Midlands Aerospace Alliance, National Physical Laboratory and University of Birmingham.

Renishaw director of AM sales Bryan Austin said: "Additive manufacturing has the potential to revolutionise the way aerospace components are manufactured.

"A single AM part can significantly reduce the number of components that go into an existing aircraft and strengthen the overall build.

"DRAMA will enable the aerospace sector to gain valuable information on design for additive manufacture and information on physical manufactured parts that will help develop a new generation of aircraft."

The Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre at Renishaw's New Mills headquarters provides a secure development environment to build knowledge and confidence when using AM technology.

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