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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The railway industry has started to adopt a number of 3D printing technologies/solutions to carry out the production and maintenance and various components quickly and cost-effectively. Our content on 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing explores how effective this technology is and to what extent it supports the industry.
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At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Katrin Höhne, Manager of the Group Programme Technical Excellence (TecEX) at Deutsche Bahn (DB), spoke to our Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of transparency in the rail sector and learning from each other to push forward rail’s digital transformation.
The adoption of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, in the rail sector has grown over recent years, but how effective is this technology and what true benefits does it bring? Speaking to Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, Stefanie Brickwede, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deutsche Bahn…
Bombardier Transportation speeds up the development process for new trains in German speaking countries with additive manufacturing.
Angel Trains and Chiltern Railways have joined forces with Stratasys and DB ESG to trial the first 3D printed parts ever deployed within an in-service passenger train in the UK.
An important part of the Siemens Mobility strategy is to introduce additive manufacturing technologies to all of its maintenance sites. In this video, colleagues from Siemens Mobility discuss how solutions from Stratasys help them to achieve their maintenance depot goals.
Renowned as Siemens Mobility's flagship site, the RRX Rail Service Centre expects 100 trains to enter and leave the depot every month. To help achieve this, 3D printing equipment has been utilised.
In this video case study, colleagues from Siemens Mobility and SWU explain how Stratasys additive manufacturing technology is helping to keep vehicle availability as high as possible.
Siemens Mobility has used Stratasys FDM 3D printing solutions which has lead to increased client satisfaction and a more streamlined supply chain.