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In-Depth Focus: Additive Manufacturing

Posted: 19 February 2020 | | No comments yet

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has been adopted in the rail sector and its use has grown over recent years. Read on to find out how AM is being developed for use in Austrian, Swedish and Italian rail companies, and what benefits this technology can bring.

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Trenitalia’s approach to introducing Additive Manufacturing to accelerate spare parts availability

Daniele Rossi, Trenitalia’s Head of Logistics, explains why Italy’s main rail transport company has turned to using Additive Manufacturing (AM) as a transformative approach to manage spare parts availability.

Additive Manufacturing at ÖBB: Innovation in railway maintenance

Felix Spiess, Project Manager Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Supply Chain Development Manager, ÖBB-Technische Services GmbH, discusses the implementation of AM at ÖBB and the challenges created by changing the manufacturing and production processes to accommodate the innovative solution. 

Working together to advance Additive Manufacturing in rail

SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital. 










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