ABOUT US

Wire. Additive. Manufacturing.

Innovators of world class WAAM technologies helping aerospace, energy, marine and mining industries and research bodies.

WE ARE

We have developed state-of-the-art WAAM additive manufacturing technologies that help our customers create outstanding AM solutions for large-scale industrial metal components.

We have experience of creating components for the aerospace, energy, marine and mining industries. We also support a number of Catapult centres and other research bodies that are working on the latest innovations in manufacturing.

WAAM3D History

Key highlights from lab demos to
industrial solutions.

1994
First activities at Cranfield University
First activities at Cranfield University
2006
Research programme resumed, first parts in aluminium and steel.
First CMT-based deposition.
2008
Horizonal deposition and enclosed features demonstrated in steel.
2009
First WAAMKeys developed for the automatic calculations of process parameters.
2011
First complex parts in ER70 steel and Ti64 titanium with the assistance of thermomechanical modelling.
2012
Introduction of in-process cold-work and achievement of forged-like properties in Ti64 titanium.
2013
WAAM Maturation (WAAMMat) programme launched.
2014
Introduction of local shielding device.
2015
Extension of horizontal deposition to Ti64 titanium and Aluminium alloys
Successful deposition of tungsten, tantalum and molybdenum
2016
Successful validation of cryogenic cooling
Demonstration of robotic cold-work
6 metre part in aluminium
2017
Multi-hierarchy parts with material deposited onto previously deposited regions.
First WAAM design handbook.
Successful testing of Ti64 titanium propellant tanks with Airbus Defence & Space.
2018
Multi-metre Ti64 titanium aerostructures
first prototype of local shielding with embedded sensing capabilities.
incorporation of WAAM3D Limited
2020
New HQ in central Milton Keynes
2022
RoboWAAM launch
1994
Technology
First activities at Cranfield University
First activities at Cranfield University
2006
TECHNOLOGY
Research programme resumed, first parts in aluminium and steel.
First CMT-based deposition.
2008
TECHNOLOGY
Horizonal deposition and enclosed features demonstrated in steel.
2009
SOFTWARE
First WAAMKeys developed for the automatic calculations of process parameters.
2011
DEMONSTRATOR
First complex parts in ER70 steel and Ti64 titanium with the assistance of thermomechanical modelling.
2012
TECHNOLOGY
Introduction of in-process cold-work and achievement of forged-like properties in Ti64 titanium.
2013
HARDWARE
WAAM Maturation (WAAMMat) programme launched.
2014
HARDWARE
Introduction of local shielding device.
2015
Technology
Extension of horizontal deposition to Ti64 titanium and Aluminium alloys
Successful deposition of tungsten, tantalum and molybdenum
2016
SOFTWARE
First prototype of WAAMPlanner
Hardware
Successful validation of cryogenic cooling
Demonstration of robotic cold-work
First prototype of ShapeTechTM
Demonstrator
6 metre part in aluminium
2017
Software
Multi-hierarchy parts with material deposited onto previously deposited regions.
TECHNOLOGY
First WAAM design handbook.
Demonstrator
Successful testing of Ti64 titanium propellant tanks with Airbus Defence & Space.
Software
First prototype of WAAMCtrl
2018
Demonstrator
Multi-metre Ti64 titanium aerostructures
Hardware
First prototype of local shielding with embedded sensing capabilities.
Company
Incorporation of WAAM3D Limited
2019
Company
Series A round
2020
Company
New HQ in central Milton Keynes
2021
Company
25 staff
2022
Hardware
RoboWAAM launch
Software
WAAMPlanner, WAAMCtrl, WAAMSim official launch
2013
HARDWARE
WAAM Maturation (WAAMMat) programme launched.
2014
HARDWARE
Introduction of local shielding device.
2016
Hardware
successful validation of cryogenic cooling
Demonstration of robotic cold-work
first prototype of ShapeTechTM
2018
Hardware
first prototype of local shielding with embedded sensing capabilities.
2022
Hardware
RoboWAAM launch
2009
SOFTWARE
First WAAMKeys developed for the automatic calculations of process parameters.
2016
SOFTWARE
first prototype of WAAMPlanner
2017
Software
Multi-hierarchy parts with material deposited onto previously deposited regions.
Software
first prototype of WAAMCtrl
2022
Software
WAAMPlanner, WAAMCtrl, WAAMSim official launch
1994
Technology
First activities at Cranfield University
First activities at Cranfield University
2006
TECHNOLOGY
Research programme resumed, first parts in aluminium and steel.
First CMT-based deposition.
2008
TECHNOLOGY
Horizonal deposition and enclosed features demonstrated in steel.
2012
TECHNOLOGY
Introduction of in-process cold-work and achievement of forged-like properties in Ti64 titanium.
2015
Technology
Extension of horizontal deposition to Ti64 titanium and Aluminium alloys
Successful deposition of tungsten, tantalum and molybdenum
2017
TECHNOLOGY
First WAAM design handbook.
2011
DEMONSTRATOR
First complex parts in ER70 steel and Ti64 titanium with the assistance of thermomechanical modelling.
2016
Demonstrator
6 metre part in aluminium
2017
Demonstrator
Successful testing of Ti64 titanium propellant tanks with Airbus Defence & Space.
2018
Demonstrator
Multi-metre Ti64 titanium aerostructures
2018
Company
incorporation of WAAM3D Limited
2019
Company
Series A round
2020
Company
new HQ in central Milton Keynes
2021
Company
25 staff
Co-founders

Ready to help you.

CO-FOUNDER

Filomeno Martina

CO-FOUNDER

Stewart Williams

CO-FOUNDER

Jialuo Ding

WAAM3D around the world

Helping you making WAAM a success,
wherever you may be.