Additive Manufacturing Research Group

AMRG Group


Below is a list of our different equipment. The equipment can be used for research, project work, industrial work and for student projects. As a research group at Loughborough University, equipment for analysing and testing can also be offered. 

Additive Manufacturing Equipment

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Stereolithography (SLA)

Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM)

Selective Laser Melting (SLM)

Binder Jetting

Ultrasonic Consolidation (UC)

Reverse Engineering and Scanning Equipment

  • Sensable Freeform Haptic control interface
  • Roland LPX250 3D laser scanner
  • Faro silver arm with none contract 3D laser scanners head
  • Desktop Engine 3D portable scanner

Equipment for Material Analysis and Characterisation

  • Shimadzu DSC
  • Moisture analysis
  • Particle size analysis (Malvern Mastersizer 2000)
  • UV/Vis and Infra-Red spectroscopic analysis
  • Melt Flow Analysis
  • Rheometry Analysis
  • Iso Met Law Speed Saw for Sectioning
  • EcoMet® 250 Grinder Polisher with AutoMet® 250 Power Head
  • Microscopy, optical, Transmission and scanning electron (with elemental analysis)
  • X-Ray Diffraction