CDU’s 3D printing technology deployed into Navy
21 November 2019
Cutting edge 3D printing technology developed at Charles Darwin University (CDU) will be deployed by the Royal Australian Navy in a world-first trial that will streamline the maintenance of patrol vessels.
The Australian Government will invest $1.5 million in the two-year Supersonic Deposition 3D printer pilot, which will lead to a significant increase of parts availability compared to what the regular supply chain can provide.
Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price congratulated the CDU University’s Advanced Manufacturing Alliance…