How 3D printing is helping to tackle Covid-19

Advances in 3D printing have been radically transforming manufacturing and revolutionising so many sectors. The benefits of 3D printing are huge, and now, as we fight a pandemic, everyone that does have access to a 3D printer maybe able to help in some way or make some kind of contribution. There are many 3D-printing communities, […]

Manchester Metrology is supplying visors to local companies

Manchester Metrology is using its 3D printer the Snapmaker 2 to print free of charge visors for local companies in need. The Snapmaker 2 (which is available for purchase in September) can print 3 visors on the bed at one time in material PLA. Manchester Metrology has just purchased some polypropylene sheet in order to […]

Our 3D printers running 24-7 in the fight against Covid-19

Manchester Metrology has been running the Markforged 2 3D printer around the clock, to produce visors for the NHS free of charge. The Markforged 2 is a 3D printer for serious engineering and manufacturing applications. This is the first 3D printer in the world capable of printing composite materials with a heat deflection temperature of […]

What is reverse engineering and how does it work?

Reverse engineering is a process in which software or products are deconstructed to extract design information from them. This is useful because over the years, manufacturers have developed a long list of machine products and parts for these machines. When one of these parts breaks or needs replacing, people want to avoid replacing the whole […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Latest update

We understand the uncertainty this unprecedented time might be causing, however we remain focused on supporting all of our customers wherever they may be. YES, WE ARE OPEN! Manchester Metrology Ltd is accepting and processing orders. Our Customer Service and Technical teams are available to assist you. Please bear with us as phone calls and […]

Snapmaker -3D Printing, Laser Engraving and Cutting, CNC Carving all in one!

New from Manchester Metrology Ltd is the revolutionary Snapmaker, the modular 3-in-1 3D printer that allows you to unlock your full creative potential from 3D printing to laser engraving, cutting and CNC carving. The Snapmaker 3-in-1 3D printer will come with everything you need to start your maker journey including: • CNC carving & cutting […]

3D Printing: Breaking New Barriers in World Medicine

3D printing is revolutionizing so many sectors – here, we take a look at the huge changes being brought globally by 3D technology in the field of medicine, where computer-generated design is resulting in 3D objects that are really changing lives at the front line of medicine, to the extent that healthcare is the field […]

Measure Anything Event 2020

A 4th Measure Anything Event is coming up and once again Manchester Metrology is proud to be co-hosting it alongside many other Metrology companies. This year we are working together with PolyWorks, Wenzel, Reflecon, Peli, GTMA, Bruker alicona, Optimax, 3D Systems, Measurement Solutions and Aberlink to bring to you a fantastic networking opportunity. This event […]

3D Technology at the Cutting Edge of Automotive Manufacturing and Parts

Advances in 3D printing have been radically transforming manufacturing – and nowhere more than in the automotive sector, where 3D technology means the hugely faster and more efficient precision manufacturing and supply of vehicle parts. Some of the keys ways that 3D metrology has impacted on the automotive sector include: Vastly Reduced Measuring Times 3D […]

The Engineering Solutions Live Show

Manchester Metrology Limited will be exhibiting at the Engineering Solutions Live Show at the British Motor Museum on 12th March. Come visit us on stand 107, we look forward to seeing you there! When: Thursday, 12th March 2020 Where: The British Motor Museum Stand: 107 Register today here!