Sampe UK & Ireland Chapter 2016 Master Class

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing covers a wide material set and we aim to present an understanding of the current state of the art across the whole field, complemented by several presentations aimed at advanced composites.

09:30     Registration starts: Tea/ coffee available

10:10     Welcome and Introduction: Professor Andy Long, Chairman of Chapter

10:20     Keynote Presentation - Professor Chris Tuck, University of Nottingham.
              The Additive Manufacturing Trifecta: Design, Process and Materials

11:00     Application presentation - Dr Shpend Gerguri, Joining Technology Research Centre,
              Oxford Brookes University
              3D printed bicycle lugs reinforced with continuous carbon fibre

11:40     The European Strategy for Space. Dr Johannes Gumpinger, ESA / ESTEC, NL
              The Potential of Additive Manufacturing for Space Technology

12:20     Lunch

13:20     Application Presentation – David Pollard, University of Bristol
              Additive manufacture of cores for Aerospace: Linking Quality and Control

14:00     The UK AM Strategy - David Wimpenny, Chief Technologist, Component Manufacturing, MTC
              Taking Additive Manufacturing into Production

14:40     Afternoon tea

15:00     Tour of MTC

16:00     Master Class closes

Members who are interested in attending please respond to all 3 of the following: Trevor Cook:, Geoff Gould: David Carlton:

There is a restriction on numbers, so early registration is advised. Cut off date for registration is Wednesday 5th October 2016.

To join SAMPE go to the link:

To attend the seminar, new members will need to join SAMPE before the end of September 2016.


The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Ansty Park

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