ABS in Korean 3D printing deal


ABS has signed a deal with key Korean partners to develop a 3D printing system for ocean-going vessels

Using a digital library for the design process, the system aims to support rapid maintenance, repair and operations by using 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to manufacture parts on a vessel while at sea.

Project partners include Ulsan Metropolitan City, Ulsan ICT Promotion Agency, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute, CSCam, HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, HMM, and the Korean Register of Shipping.

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