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ABS publishes 3D printing guidance notes

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 — Classification society ABS has published the ABS Guidance Notes on Additive Manufacturing, establishing a consistent approach to three dimensional printing of marine and offshore materials and equipment. “As

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VIDEO: First 3D printed propeller gets class approval

DECEMBER 1, 2017 — The world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands following a rigorous testing process, verified

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Prototype propeller produced by 3D printing

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 — A prototype of a 1,350 mm diameter ship’s propeller has been completed using additive manufacturing (3D printing) techniques. Named WAAMpeller, the prototype has been produced by a cooperative