UK Tech4Kids Event Inspires Future Innovators at the NEC Birmingham, 22nd June 2023
Another UK Tech4Kids event took place on 22nd -24th June 2023 at at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham.
MTC involved in the Big Bang Fair, the largest STEM outreach event in the UK, promoted novel manufacturing methods in the UK, particularly robotics, welding, and additive manufacturing (AM) as well as identified apprenticeships as a route for upskilling in the future.
Within the event, the AM exhibit highlighted three main case studies. These shed light on how AM plays a pivotal role in aerospace and high-performance sports, using both metal and composite materials. To add an element of fun, the SAM the beaver quiz engaged young visitors, infusing learning with excitement.
Visitors had the chance to connect with exhibitors, diving into the world of additive manufacturing. Conversations ranged from the various techniques encompassed by AM to its real-world perks, like minimizing material waste, boosting flexibility, and streamlining costs and lead times for creating tools.