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The Ultralight Wind Turbine Blade Promising Greener, Cleaner Energy

‘Game-changing’ technology adapted from the sailing industry has been used to develop an ultralight offshore wind turbine blade capable of producing more energy than conventional designs.

The novel lightweight composite blade structure, which is wrapped...

AMRC Lead Manufacturers into the New Normal

A blueprint for safe, productive working by manufacturers during Covid-19 will give the food industry in Wales the confidence to adjust to the ‘new normal’ way of working as we begin to emerge from the...

AMRC Cymru Play Essential Role in Vital Medical Ventilator Production

Six months after being hailed a ‘game changer’ for the North Wales economy, the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru is playing an essential role in an unfamiliar game, helping save lives...

Switching Manufacture to Make 10,000 Ventilators

Futuristic headsets programmed to enable skilled aerospace and automotive production line operatives to rapidly switch to the manufacture of 10,000 life-saving medical ventilators were rushed from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)...

Cloud Lifts to Reveal the Power of Data

Cloud data solutions being trialled at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) could provide a secure and cost-effective way for small and medium sized manufacturers to explore how machine learning and Industry...

Innovate UK and HVMC Commissions New UK Composites Market Research Study

Innovate UK and HVMC, through the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), has appointed Lucintel to carry out a comprehensive independent market research study to benchmark the UK’s competitiveness in the Global Composites Industry and identify future...

Digital Propulsion: Propelling Air Travel to a Sustainable Destination

A £20 million project to develop light-weight propeller blades that will help the UK aviation sector reduce its carbon footprint and noise emissions at airports, is being carried out by composite researchers at the University...

Weaving a Way to Fusion Energy

A 3D woven composite component, capable of withstanding extreme temperatures inside a fusion nuclear reactor, is being developed at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in collaboration with the United Kingdom Atomic...

Award-Winning AMRC Apprentices Fly out to Boeing

Two model apprentices, who won big at the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre’s annual awards, have returned from the trip of a lifetime touring Boeing’s state-of-the-art factories in Portland and Seattle.

Mary Stickland and...

AMRC Inspires Next Generation of Female Engineers

More than 100 schoolgirls from across the Sheffield City Region have now been shown the huge potential of a career in engineering thanks to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) #AMRCtribe campaign....

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