TCT Show

26 September 2017 to 28 September 2017
Birmingham, UK

The TCT Show aims to accelerate the adoption of 3D technologies for design, development and manufacture across all industry sectors. The event delivers business-critical insights on 3D printing, additive manufacturing, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection, as well as conventional manufacturing processes such as moulding, casting and CNC machining.

The mix of expert speakers, real world applications and innovations alongside product launches, live demonstrations and exciting features creates an event that bristles with energy. As a result the TCT Show attracts a highly charged crowd comprised of manufacturers, designers, business leaders, early adopters, innovators and investors to an event known worldwide for being the place where they can see tomorrow’s manufacturing technology today.

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Analysis and opinion

By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU


Greg Blackman explores advances being made in fibre lasers, now the dominant technology for material processing


Welding ship hulls is a relatively new application area for laser processing, but one where the laser can add value, as Rachel Berkowitz discovers


New high-speed laser cladding technologies are being developed that rival more traditional techniques, as Matthew Dale discovers