Woodside Energy partners with 3D Metalforge for additively manufactured components

Woodside Energy partner with 3D Metalforge to shorten lead tim

Source: Woodside Energy website

Aditya Chandavarkar
Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology, training and consulting. Among other activities he the Co-Founder of Indian 3D Printing Network and is a subject matter expert on 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing with good grasp of Additive Manufacturing trends in the Region including India, APAC, Middleeast and Africa.

Woodside Energy Ltd has signed an agreement with 3D Metalforge (3DMF) to supply additively manufactured parts, production technologies and digital part library development services.

The two-year agreement, to produce metallic additively manufactured components made via powder bed fusion (PBF) and direct energy deposition (DED) will be used in Woodside-operated facilities, and support Woodside’s operational supply chain with replacement parts on a shorten lead time compared to traditional resources. 3D Metalforge will provide the rapid production of parts, and reduces operational risk and local inventory holdings, with a more certain cost horizon and improved sustainability.

3D Metalforge is a AM company that supports cutting-edge companies with their global metal printing requirements, 3D Metalforge’s hi-tech facility and engineering teams are based in Singapore and Houston, TX with a service office in Perth, W. Australia. They have some of the most advanced 3D printing equipment including Selective Laser Melting and a new one of a kind LAAM printer that can produce high quality metal parts up to 1.5metres in size, and at a speed of up to 750g/hour.

Matthew Waterhouse, 3DMF CEO said, “This agreement underscores 3DMF’s commitment to expanding within the Australasian market with a major focus upon the Oil & Gas, Mining and Defence sectors and the advantages of additive manufacturing technologies with the expertise of 3DMF as an established international provider of AM capabilities.”

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Aditya Chandavarkar
Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology, training and consulting. Among other activities he the Co-Founder of Indian 3D Printing Network and is a subject matter expert on 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing with good grasp of Additive Manufacturing trends in the Region including India, APAC, Middleeast and Africa.