Tag Archives: 3D printing


Published 18 May 2021

Polymer 3D Printing – Morphology Matters!

From rapid prototyping to large-scale production, polymer additive manufacturing is excitingly versatile. Ever thought about creating your own custom eyewear? It’s now a thing – Oprah was wearing 3D printed glasses during her Meghan and Harry interview. 3D printing opens the possibility to design your own unique frames with a perfect fit. But what polymer is the perfect fit for your process?   The polymer needs to…READ MORE >

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Published 8 Dec 2020

Without a doubt: the future is additive

The role of material characterization in the next manufacturing revolution Ever heard of the term ‘prosumer’? If you haven’t yet, chances are you will soon – perhaps you even already are one. Through customization, design involvement, or even manufacturing entire…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Nov 2020

Could additive manufacturing be the future for sustainability?

Using this breakthrough technique to build a better future Did you know that the waste generated from manufacturing a typical smartphone can be 200 times the phone’s weight? Smartphones contain highly complex combinations of valuable raw materials. Extracting and processing…READ MORE >

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Published 28 Apr 2020

3D-printing of face shields

Malvern Panalytical UK was recently approached by a local instrumentation company, Freeman Technology, to ask whether we’d be interested in helping support the volunteer effort to manufacture parts and support assembly to increase the units of face shields for distribution…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Oct 2019

The amazing story of a standard Taco

Is this story about food? Yes, it could be but, it is also about the amazing things I’m experiencing as a Taco, in the world of standardization. This year I’m the Chairman of the Board of Directors at ASTM International….READ MORE >

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Published 9 Dec 2016

The great Malvern festive decoration make-off!

It’s lovely to work in the Malvern Instruments Headquarter at this time of year.  Our usually functional but slightly dull open plan offices are festooned with festive decorations, as each team and department tries to out-do the rest with the flashiest and…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Jun 2015

#NWED 2015 – Not Just for Boys

Last year we joined in with the celebrations for the first National Women in Engineering (NWED) day by profiling some of the amazing female engineers & scientists working here at Malvern Instruments – check it out here.  One of the…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Nov 2014

Don’t subtract – add! 3D printing at Malvern

As Malvern Instruments were sponsors at this year’s Malvern Festival of Innovation, Andrew Brock and I were invited to give a talk at the Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing symposium.  We chose to talk about additive manufacturing (AM) – more commonly known…READ MORE >

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