Additive Manufacturing has seen a growth in adoption in the aerospace, automotive, and defense industries. However, the Marine and Offshore industry has seen a slower adoption rate.
In this Episode of AM Infocast we connect with Dr Tan Jie Lun, Project Manager – Additive Manufacturing, ShipParts.com to discuss the challenges holding back the adoption of AM in the Marine and Offshore industry.
Tune in to understand how the Marine and Offshore industry can take advantage of Additive Manufacturing, cost dynamics of AM against Conventional manufacturing in the context of maritime applications and how the future looks for AM in the M & O industry.
About Dr Tan Jie Lun
Dr Tan Jie Lun is the project manager (Additive Manufacturing) for ShipParts.com. He graduated with a Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University. His research was focused on multi-material using Laser Powder Bed Fusion. He was part of a joint lab collaboration between the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP) and SLM Solutions.
With ShipParts.com’s vision to digitalize the maritime supply chain, AM is one of the key focuses, allowing marine spare parts to be stored in a secure digital inventory and printed on-demand, in any location with AM machines. ShipParts.com is collaborating with its partners to build a secure ecosystem for AM to protect the intellectual property rights of the manufacturers.
As a project manager, Dr Tan oversees several industrial projects for AM, including a project to qualify a marine spare part and AM facility with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Nanyang Polytechnic. He is dedicated to helping the Marine & Offshore industry to realize the potential of AM.
About AM Infocast
AM Infocast is a dedicated 3D printing podcast hosted by Aditya Chandavarkar, Co-Founder – AM Chronicle and Indian 3D Printing Network. AM Infocast features conversations with the best in the field of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing sharing their insights on latest tech developments, ongoing research and industry developments.
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