The Qimtek Blog

We are a dedicated team of experts watching, thinking and talking about the UK manufacturing industry.

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    TCT Show 2019 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, September 27, 2019

    The additive manufacturing industry’s flagship event, the TCT Show, returned to the NEC in Birmingham this week. Taking place from the 24th to the 26th September, the TCT Show is a long-established hub for AM innovation - something which is especially prudent in line with the unprecedented boom amongst the adoption of these technologies

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    3D Printing Helps to Separate Conjoined Twins

    Sarah Venning Friday, July 19, 2019

    Additive manufacturing has been making waves within the medical industry for quite some time, but this week, it has emerged that 3D printing has contributed towards the successful separation of conjoined twins.

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    TCT Show Birmingham 2018 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, October 5, 2018

    As the UK’s largest event dedicated to additive manufacturing and 3D printing, the TCT Show has an unrivalled reputation within the industry. So how did the TCT Show 2018 stack up?

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    Additive Manufacturing and the Medical Industry

    Sarah Venning Friday, March 9, 2018

    Last year, I attended the TCT Show at Birmingham NEC - an event dedicated to additive manufacturing services. When you consider the nature of the hospital environment, there are thousands of potential applications for 3D printing within the medical industry.

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    TCT Show 2017: Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing

    Sarah Venning Thursday, October 12, 2017

    The TCT Show is an event dedicated to suppliers and purchasers of additive manufacturing and 3D printing. Located at the NEC in Birmingham, 2017’s TCT Show ran from the 26th to the 28th September and hosted over 300 exhibiting companies from all corners of the additive manufacturing industry.

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    Confectionary Meets Engineering.

    Sarah Venning Thursday, February 9, 2017

    Katjes Magic Candy Factory is the world’s first 3D candy printer which allows customers to create fully customizable treats.