Munich, Germany/Farnborough, UK – GE Additive has announced that the University of New Brunswick has selected a Concept Laser M2 cusing metal laser machine, with its commercialization partner Custom Fabricators & Machinists, and training partners New Brunswick Community College, the College Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick, and Nova Scotia Community College.
| From left to right: Keith Campbell, Senior Sales Director, GE Additive, Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi, director of research and development for the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, University of New Brunswick, Hart Devitt, Director of Industry and Government Services, Duncan McSporran, Director, Programs and Innovation, Office of Research Services, University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick is spearheading Canada’s first Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence. The center will be the first in Canada to use metal 3D printing as a method for manufacturing certified parts for the marine industry.
The Concept Laser M2 machine will primarily be used in a variety for research and development areas by Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi and his team at UNB, including hybrid printing, blast resistance and enhanced corrosion protection.
Custom Fabricators & Machinist (CFM) has recently partnered with UNB to acquire a 3D Metal Powder Bed Laser Printer which will be on site at CFM’s East side campus in early fall. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Atlantic Innovation fund is investing 5 million dollars in UNB’s Marine Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence.
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