OUR SERVICES

MTL offers a wide variety of services that take advantage of its facilities as well as the established scientific skill base of its people

These services cover the whole range of the 4 main subjects that MTL is actively engaged in (Engineering Materials, Machine Tools, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Systems) and for greater clarity are further divided in 8 themes as these are described below

MATERIALS TESTING & CHARACTERISATION

Tensile, Compression, Bending and Impact Testing, Micro-Hardness, Optical and Atomic Force Microscopy

DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS FOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Composites, Metal foams, Superconductive materials

PRODUCT PROTOTYPING

Machining, Forming, Casting, Additive Manufacturing (FDM, SLS/SLM)

PART DIGITISATION

CAD, Photogrammetry, White Light Scanning

CNC PART PROGRAMMING

CAPP, CAM, Part setup, G-code optimisation, Post-processor development

MACHINE TOOL METROLOGY

Laser-Doppler, Autocollimation

MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS OPTIMISATION

Design of processes and systems, parameter optimisation, FEA, VR/AR simulation

MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS AUTOMATION

Process Monitoring, Robotisation, Automated Inspection

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