VIDEO: Printing Your Own Spare Parts

first_imgzoom Surging shipping costs for ship spare parts has enticed engineers to look for more cost-effective options. If only the spare parts could be made onboard! Well, they can, with a 3D printer.Danish shipping giant Maersk Tankers is experimenting this idea and wants to install a 3D printer on a tanker vessel to allow the crew to ‘print off’ spare parts they need.3D printing could be set to revolutionise the supply chain in Maersk Tankers.Take a look at how 3D printing works:Press Release, July 31, 2014last_img

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