What We Do
SC3DP drives research development and industry adoption of additive manufacturing technology through collaborative projects with leading industry partners, and with schools and research centres within and beyond NTU.
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SC3DP has identified the following 7 key industry areas that would benefit from the introduction of new capabilities and know how, and works closely with the respective industry partners on their specific needs.
Design for Additive Manufacturing
Future of Manufacturing
Aerospace & Defence
Building & Construction
Marine & Offshore
With the aim of increasing new technology adoption into industry, we work closely with local and global industrial leaders on new market opportunities and business partnerships in the rapidly advancing and transformative field of Additive Manufacturing.Connect with us
We strive to deepen manufacturing capabilities and enhance industry operations efficiencies through our research.
Full sized 3D printed concrete Prefabricated Bathroom Unit (PBU)
Researchers from the Building and Construction programme have developed the capability to 3D print an unfurnished bathroom in about 9 hours.
3D printing method to improve strength and ductility of stainless steels
Researchers from the Marine and Offshore programme have developed a new method using Selective Laser Melting (SLM) to print stainless steel 316L and titanium with outstanding mechanical properties.
3D printed Titanium-Tantalum (Ti-Ta) orthopaedic implants
Researchers from SC3DP have successfully designed and printed customised orthopaedic implants made from titanium-tantalum (Ti-Ta)
GROWTH - 3D printed concrete tree for NTU Convocation 2019
The Building & Construction team congratulated the 2019 NTU graduates by 3D printing a tree-like structure entitled "GROWTH"
We foster an active & vibrant research community & offer PhD & scholarship programmes. We invite next-generation engineers and interested applicants to apply.