The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) Hub@SIT is at the forefront of developing advanced Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies that catalyses industry transformation. We aim to unlock the full potential of AM through co-development of innovative solutions, with a particular focus on Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) capabilities and emerging technologies.

One of the key areas we are exploring is the development of more efficient and compact heat exchangers for modern equipment. Through collaborations with leading corporations, we are tapping into the power of computational shape optimisation technologies driven by fluid and thermal simulation data. This has led to the development of high-performance heat exchanger designs that were previously impossible to achieve with traditional manufacturing methods.

Vision & Mission


To be the catalyst of transformation to boost participating companies’ competitive strengths through additive manufacturing technology.

  • To be a focal resource center for targeted niche industries, acquire relevant knowledge, and provide manpower training to build AM capabilities in participating companies.
  • To support the industry to innovate with speed and efficiency while improving how things are currently being manufactured, maintained, and replaced.
  • To be an AM-orchestrator by connecting different partners and facilitating interactions that could identify new or nascent AM opportunities.

Our Areas of Focus


Land Transport
Powering rail and road maintenance and operations to excellence.

Marine & Offshore
Supporting the Marine and Offshore industry with speed and efficiency.

Food Printing
Creation of healthy, sustainable and consumer-friendly food products.

Sustainability AM
Shaping a sustainable future for AM.

Our Capabilities

  • Reverse Engineering / 3D Optical Scanning
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • AM Machines Ranging from Polymer to Metal
  • Precision Machining

Our extended capabilities includes:

  • Filament & Metal Development and Characterization
  • NDT Laboratory Accredited by NDTSS for I, II, III*
  • Precision Metal Printing
  • Large Format Printing
  • Production Metal Printing
  • Scalable Metal AM
additive manufacturing capabilities

Our Services

Design for Additive Manufacturing

NAMIC Hub@SIT offers expert design consultancy services that ensure the functionality and printability of your existing and conceptualised parts. Utilising advanced simulation software and DfAM principles, we work to optimise part performance while minimising the waste and resources typically associated with design iterations and prototyping.

Development and Characterisation of Materials

At NAMIC Hub@SIT, we specialise in the development and refinement of materials that cater to the unique needs and requirements of our clients. Whether it's developing new formulas from scratch or customising existing recipes, we're committed to delivering materials that meet your exact specifications.


Technology Development

Collaborate with NAMIC Hub@SIT to co-develop new technologies that will advance your company's technological capabilities in AM. Our subject matter experts will work closely with your team to bring your vision to life, leveraging their extensive knowledge and expertise in the field. With our co-development approach, you can expect to achieve breakthroughs in technology and take your company's capabilities to the next level. Areas of collaboration include:

  • Finding new adoptions for the developed technology
  • Technology refinements
  • Technology consultancy


Professional Development

We believe that continuous learning and knowledge sharing are critical for staying ahead in the industry and driving innovation forward. NAMIC Hub@SIT is committed to providing professional development opportunities to industry professionals through various initiatives:

  • Modular CET courses that can be tailored towards postgraduate qualifications or specialist certificates, providing industry-relevant training that can be stacked to suit individual career goals.
  • Guidance and knowledge sharing during collaboration projects, empowering companies to develop new products and capabilities using additive manufacturing technology.
  • Industrial sharing sessions hosted by NAMIC Hub@SIT, where practitioners from different organisations can discuss and exchange best practices and innovative solutions to common industry challenges.


Minimal Viable Product Development

Unlock the full potential of your ideas with NAMIC Hub@SIT's state-of-the-art 3D printing capabilities. Our extensive range of printers enables us to carefully select the most suitable printing methods for your project, expediting the design iteration process and scaling production accordingly. With this level of flexibility, we can help you create functional prototypes quickly and refine them over multiple design iterations, bringing you closer to a near-finished product in a fraction of the time.

Equipment Inventory 

Go! Scan 20
3D Optical Scanning
Go! Scan 50

Max Resolution: 0.500mm
Accuracy: 0.500mm
Recommended Parts: 0.3 to 3.0 meters

Go! Scan 50
3D Optical Scanning
Go! Scan 20

Max Resolution: 0.200mm
Accuracy: 0.100mm
Recommended Parts: 0.05 to 0.5 meters

artec spider
3D Optical Scanning
Artec Space Spider

Max Resolution: 0.1 mm
Accuracy: 0.05mm
Recommended Parts: 0.05 to 0.5 meters

Hexagon Aicon
3D Optical Scanning
Hexagon Aicon

Max Resolution: 0.016 mm
Accuracy: 0.016 mm
Recommended Parts: 0.05 to 1 meter

Mitutoyo Coordinates Measure Machine
3D Optical Scanning - Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machine
Crystra - Apex V 574

Max Resolution: 0.02 µm
Accuracy: 1.7 +3L/1000 µm
Recommended Parts: up to 0.7 meters

Precision Machining - Waterjet Cutter

Transverse Speed:2.540 mm/ minute
Cutting Area: 304 x 304 mm
Max Thickness: 25 mm
Repeatability: 0.0076 mm
Linear Accuracy: 0.126 mm

Mikron Mille 500
Precision Machining - Simultaneous 5 Axis CNC Machine
Mikron Mille 500U

Travel X Y Z : 500 x 450 x 400 mm
Accuracy: 0.05mm
Spindle Speed: 12k to 20k rpm
Torque: 88 to 120 Nm
Swivel Axis: -65 / +120º

Precision Machining

NDT Methods

  • Visual Testing
  • Eddy Current Testing
  • Penetrant Testing
  • Acoustic Emission
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Radiographic Testing
  • Infrared/Thermographic Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing

NDT Equipment

  • UT/PAUT: Focus PX, Omniscan SX
  • RT: GE Digital Detector Array
  • TT: Active System
  • AE: AMSY – 6
  • ET: Nortec 600, Omniscan MX ECA
MarkForged X7
AM Machine - Industrial Grade Carbon Fiber Printer
 MarkForged X7

AM Technology: Continues Fiber Reinforce
Build Space: 330 x 270 x 200 mm
Thickness Height: 0.050 to 0.250 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.8 mm
Materials: TPU 95, PLA, Nylon, Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, Kevlar, Onyx

MarkForged Onyx One
AM Machine - Manufacture Grade Printer
MarkForged Onyx One

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 320 x 132 x 164 mm
Thickness Height: 0.1 to 0.2 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.8 mm
Materials: Onyx (Carbon fiber with nylon)

Stratasys F370
AM Machine - Industrial Grade Printer
Stratasys F370

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 355 x 254x 355 mm
Thickness Height: 0.127 to 0.330 mm
Min Feature Size: 2.5 mm
Materials: ABS-ESD7, ABS-M30, ABS-CF10, PLA, ASA, TPU-92A, PC-ABS

Builder Extreme 1000
AM Machine - Large Format Printer
Builder Extreme PRO 1000

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 700 x 700 x 820 mm
Thickness Height: 0.2 to 0.9 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.8 to 2.4 mm
Materials: PLA, PVA, Woodfill, PET, Bronzefill, Flexible PLA

ultimaker s3 extended
AM Machine - Professional Dual Nozzle Printer
Ultimaker S3 Extended

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 230 x 190 x 200 mm
Thickness Height: 0.02 to 0.200 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.25, 0.4, 0.8 mm
Materials: PLA, CPE, TPU-95A, ABS, PP, PC, Nylon, PETG, Tough PLA

AM Machine - Professional Dual Nozzle Printer
Ultimaker S5 Extended

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 330 x 240 x 300 mm
Thickness Height: 0.02 to 0.600 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.5 mm
Materials: PLA, CPE, CPE+, PETG, TPU-95A, ABS, PP, PC, Nylon, Tough PLA

Form Lab From 2
AM Machine - Professional Grade Resin Printer
Formlab Form 2

AM Technology: SLA / DLP
Build Space: 145 x 145 x 175 mm
Thickness Height: 0.025 to 0.100 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.140 mm
Materials: Tough, Color, Dental, Flexible, Nylon, Rigid, High Temp

Object30 prime
AM Machine - Industrial Grade Resin Printer
Object30 Prime

AM Technology: PolyJet
Build Space: 294 x 192 x 148.6 mm
Thickness Height: 0.016 to 0.036 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.5 mm
Materials: Tough, Rubber-like, Rigid Opaque, Clear, High Temp, Biocompatible,Simulated PP

HP Jet Fusion 580
AM Machine - Professional Grade Printer
HP Jet Fusion 580 Color 3D Printer

AM Technology: Powder Bed Fusion (MJF)
Build Space: 190 × 332 × 248 mm
Thickness Height: 0.08 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.5 mm
Materials: Polyamide Powder

3devo SHR3D IT
AM Machine - Plastic Shredding Machine
3devo SHR3D IT

Material Shred: Plastic/Polymer
Granulator Knife: 3 knives/ 900rpm
Shredder Knife: 6 blades// 9rpm
Filter Hole Size: 3mm

3devo Composer Series 450
AM Machine - Plastic Filament Maker
3devo Composer Series 450

Technology: Plastic Extrusion
Filament Range: 0.5 to 3.0 mm
Filament Materials: PLA, ABS, PS, PC, PETG, TPU, TPE, PPS, PVA, Bio PE, NEW PET, PA (6,12,66), PEEK, PEKK, PAEK, PEI, PSU, PES

3devo Airid
AM Machine - Polymer Drying Machine
3devo Airid

Hopper Size: 5 Liters
Recommended: 1 to 3 kg
Drying Hours: 1kg / 3hrs for PA6

AM Machine - Industrial MultiJet Printer
MJP 2500 Plus

AM Technology: MJP (MultiJet Printing)
Build Space: 294 x 211 x 144 mm
Thickness Height: 0.032 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.3 mm
Materials: Elastomer Resin, Transparent, Rigid Resin, High Temp Resin, Wax

Extended Capabilities - Industrial Precision Metal Printer
Sodick OPM250L

AM Technology: Powder Bed Fusion (SLM)
Build Space: 250 x 250 x 250 mm
Thickness Height: 0.05 mm
Laser Precision: ±0.03 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.2 to 0.6 mm
Technology: Precision Machining (Cutting)
Spindle Speed: 6k to 45k rpm
Torque: 0.8 Nm
Cutting Precision: 0.1 μm
Wire Materials: Maraging Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum

Design for AM
Suite of CAD & FEA Softwares
  • Fusion 360
  • Ntopology
  • Ansys
  • Ansys Fluent
  • Creo
  • Dassault Systemes
  • ABAQUS And more…
AM Machine
Industrial Grade Large Format Printer

AM Technology: FDM
Build Space: 600x 600 x 600 mm
Thickness Height: 0.050 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.8 mm
Materials: PLA, ABS, CF, Wood, Nylon, PC, PETG, HIPS, PP, TPU, PVA

AM Machine
Industrial Grade Large Resin Printer

AM Technology: DLP
Build Spac: 217 × 122 × 400 mm
Thickness Height: 0.02 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.056 to 0.080 mm
Materials: Dental, Casting, Wax, High Temp, Color, and more

Extended Capabilities
Industrial Large Format Metal Printer

AM Technology: Direct Energy Deposition (DED – Laser (Wire + Powder)
Build Space: 1.0 x 1.0 x 1.0 meter
Thickness Height: 0.2 to 0.9 mm
Position Repeatability: 0.06 mm
Min Feature Size: 0.8 mm
Materials: Steel, Nickel-based, Cobalt-based, and Carbide-based

Our Team

Gan Hiong Yap


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Eugene Wong

Deputy Head

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Joey Cheng

Hub Manager

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Landong Martua

Senior AM Application Engineer

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Linus Lee Wen Yiang

Project Engineer

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Fong Kum Piew

AM Process Engineer

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Hui Yijian

AM Design Engineer

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Our Faculty

Our faculty members are experts who possess the specialised knowledge and skill sets necessary to effectively facilitate industry projects. By partnering with our team, industry collaborators can benefit from the expertise of our faculty members and the exceptional results they deliver.


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    Marine Offshore Digitalisation

    Mark Teo
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Kenneth Low
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Tay Zhi Yung
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Wang Xin
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Design for Additive Manufacturing

    Desmond Chong
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Gan Hiong Yap
    Head, NAMIC Hub@SIT
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Paolo Del Linz
    Assistant Professor, Engineering

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    Ethan Chong Yih Tng
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Additive Manufacturing Technology Development

    Kiew Choo Meng
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Steven Tay
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Mustafa Shabbir Kurbanhusen
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Zheng Jianxin
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Eugene Wong
    Deputy Head, NAMIC Hub@SIT
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Food Printing

    Aaron Goh
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Jorry Dharmawan
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Additive Manufacturing Standards (Tribology, Wear & Tear Analysis)

    Choo Jian Huei
    Deputy Head, Design Factory@SIT
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Advanced Manufacturing

    Lee Kwee Hiong
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Yee Fook Cheong
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Additive Manufacturing Material Science

    Soh Chew Beng
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Wang Pei
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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    Eugene Wong
    Deputy Head, NAMIC Hub@SIT
    Associate Professor, Engineering

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Available Grants

Discover the extensive range of grant schemes available to industry collaborators through NAMIC Hub@SIT. These three distinct grant programmes cater to projects at various stages, from proof-of-concept and validation to industry adoption, ensuring that all project needs are met. Take advantage of these grants today to accelerate your industry collaboration with us. 

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Rapid Concept Funding (RCF)

Grant Funding

  • Up to $28k Funding to research performer
  • 1:1 co-funding* from collaborator

Grant Support

  • Fast validation of concept, design, or process using AM
  • Part identification, DFAM & fabrication
  • Gateway to Full Project Funding (FPF)


2 weeks

Project Duration

6 - 12 months

Full Project Funding (FPF)

Grant Funding

  • Up to $280k
  • Funding to research performer
  • 1:1 co-funding* from collaborator

Grant Support

  • Ready-for-market efforts
  • Technology development & validation
  • IP development and/or licensing
  • High business viability


1 month

Project Duration

1 - 2 years

Enterprise Development Grant

Grant Funding

  • Grant cap on case-by-case basis
  • Funding to SME company
  • Min 30% co-funding from SME

Grant Support

  • Proof of Value
  • Scale-up and Go-to-market efforts
  • Technology deployment
  • IP development and/or licensing


1 - 2 months

Project Duration

1 year

Our Projects



GE Bracket Optimisation

Past Events


SIT-SSTC MOU Signing Ceremony

SIT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sodick Singapore Techno Centre (SSTC) to further strengthen our expertise in additive manufacturing (AM), particularly in metal 3D printing. The collaboration aims to support applied research, industry projects, and training and development for Singapore's local industries. We look forward to working together together to deepen the AM design capabilities by developing process optimisation solutions to support industry innovations.

ArtTech Pecha Kucha 2023

Art Tech Pecha Kucha 2023

NAMIC Hub@SIT was invited to share the landscape and current applications of 3D printing in various industries at a Pecha Kucha event. Pecha Kucha is a fast-paced storytelling presentation format where speakers use 20 slides with 20 seconds of commentary per slide. The event was organized by Feelers and Tusitala, promoting Art Tech in Singapore. It served as a networking and educational event to connect the arts and technology scenes.


SIT-ESG 2023 (Enterprise Singapore)

The SIT-ESG event provided a platform for InnoHub to showcase their initiatives and capabilities that can assist Singapore's SMEs in achieving innovation breakthroughs. At this event, NAMIC Hub@SIT presented our latest innovation breakthroughs in AM, highlighting the services and initiatives available to support SMEs in enhancing their product designs.

SIT-SNEF 2022-Singapore National Employers Federation


Organized by SIT and Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF), NAMIC Hub@SIT showcased the potential and possibilities of 3D printing to companies. Tools and resources were given to help these companies expand their businesses in sustainable directions. Emphasis was placed on providing proper training to employees in order to succeed in an increasingly digital world.

Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH) - 2022

Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH) - 2022

SWITCH is a global platform that brings the latest and most innovative ideas, along with international thought leaders and global investors to spark new opportunities for the market. At the event, NAMIC Hub@SIT showcased our extensive innovation and technological capabilities, demonstrating how we assist startups and MNCs in product and technology development.

Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific (ITAP) - 2022

Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific (ITAP) - 2022

The Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific (ITAP) 2022 brought together industry leaders and innovators to drive the transformation of manufacturing into Industry 4.0. At NAMIC Hub@SIT's exhibit, we showcased our cutting-edge design and application of AM in current industries. Through this demonstration, we were able to identify relevant business opportunities that can be captured with AM.

IEEE-SIT Student 3D Printing Workshop

IEEE-SIT Student 3D Printing Workshop 2022

The IEEE SIT chapter organised a 3D printing workshop; an annual event sponsored by NAMIC Hub@SIT to educate students on integrating different 3D printing technology into their prototyping methods. During the event, the students created a portable torchlight with all the electronics integrated, providing them with hands-on experience and valuable skills.

Urban Railway Technology) 3D Printing Learning Trip

SIT Urban Railway Technology (URT-CET) 3D Printing Learning Trip 2022

NAMIC Hub@SIT curated a unique 3D printing learning experience for SIT-URT postgraduates, aimed at broadening their knowledge of the 3D printing industry in Singapore and exploring its potential applications in the Railway Transport sector.

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10 Dover Drive
Singapore 138683

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