Landmark project

Engineering specialist Sheffield Forgemasters is to lead a consortium of partners in its largest ever research and development project, with an overall project value of £10.5m.

The company will explore the industrialisation of electron beam welding in civil nuclear assemblies, with the potential to integrate welding into the manufacturing process, offering material improvements and reductions in production time and cost. Sheffield Forgemasters has been awarded £8m of BEIS funding to lead strategic partners in the project.
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