National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Near net shape manufacturing

Traditional manufacturing methods such as machining from large forgings brings with it significant materials and energy waste.

Manufacturing components as closely in size and shape to the finished product is central to helping the manufacturing industry achieve its net-zero ambitions.

Novel technologies such as additive manufacturing, and advances in flow forming and cold forming can provide cleaner and greener alternatives to what has come before.


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