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The Australian Army has now completed a successful two-week field trial of a ‘WarpSPEE3D’ metal 3D printer at the Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory. A team of Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) soldiers from 1st Combat Service Support Battalion (1CSSB) overcame extreme conditions to design, print and finish a series of ground-breaking…

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Darwin, August 21, 2020 Building on the success of their world-first field trial in June this year, a ‘WarpSPEE3D’ 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army, during a two week field exercise in the extreme heat and humidity of the Northern Territory. WarpSPEE3D is the world’s…

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Phillips Federal, a division of Phillips Corporation, Hannover, Maryland, USA, has added the metal Additive Manufacturing technologies of SPEE3D, Melbourne, Australia, to support its Public Private Partnership (P3) and Additive Manufacturing programmes at the US Army’s Rock Island Arsenal (RIA). SPEE3D machines use Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing, working on a cold fusion principle where compressed air is…

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Darwin, May 7, 2020 The Northern Territory Department of Trade, Business and Innovation has become the first organisation to deploy antimicrobial ACTIVAT3D copper throughout their building to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Tests confirmed ACTIVAT3D copper ‘contact kills’ 96% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in just two hours. Darwin company SPEE3D recently…

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Darwin, June 25, 2020 In a world-first, a ‘WarpSPEE3D’ 3D metal printer was rapidly deployed and put through its paces by the Australian Army during a field exercise in the Northern Territory this week. The successful trial demonstrated the potential for this cutting-edge metal 3D printing technology to be deployed to the field by the…

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Darwin, April 15, 2020 SPEE3D has successfully developed and tested a fast and affordable way to 3D print anti-microbial copper onto metal surfaces. Laboratory tests have shown that touch surfaces modified by this process ‘contact kills’ 96% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in just two hours. The process, known as ACTIVAT3D copper, has…

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Industry 4.0 – 3D Printing and Design Short Course • Do you want to develop new skills to enhance your career?  • Would you like to learn more about Advanced Manufacturing?  • Would you like to design and print a 3D metal object?  If so, the new Industry 4.0: Advanced Manufacturing microcredentialed short course is…

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Darwin, February 23, 2020 Cutting edge 3D printing technology developed in Darwin, Australia, will be deployed by the Australian Army. The Australian Army today announced a $1.5 million investment into a 12-month pilot of SPEE3D technology for the Australian Army. The program includes the training of soldiers in 3D printing and the trail of SPEE3D’s…

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Davide Sher  – 3dprintingmedia.network November 21, 2019 The Australian Government today announced a $1.5 million investment into a two-year pilot of SPEE3D technology for the Royal Australian Navy including the deployment of a WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer. Cold spray 3D printing technology developed by the Darwin, Australia, based company will be deployed by the Royal Australian Navy…

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SPEE3D printed a 1.012kg copper sledgehammer in 10 minutes and 2 seconds live in front of a crowd on the floor at Formnext in Frankfurt. Formnext is the leading global additive manufacturing exhibition running from the 19th – 22nd November 2019. SPEE3D was able to achieve this industry-leading print speed thanks to their patented technology.…

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