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…

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