“Our recent article on a 3D printed underwater scooter ended with a prediction that we’ll be seeing a 3D printed submarine soon. While we’re still not quite there, a significant step in that direction was achieved over the summer when thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’ 3D printed components for submarines received safety and quality approvals for serial production.

This makes the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing the first 3D printing manufacturing center in the world to receive manufacturer approval from DNV GL, the global society that provides accreditation and certification processes to several industries, including maritime, renewable energy, healthcare, and others…”

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