AM in Aerospace

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The world of additive manufacturing is experiencing an interesting time in the aerospace industry. Many aerospace companies are currently qualifying AM processes and materials and certifying designs at an unprecedented pace.

BeAM and PFW Aerospace Work Together to Qualify 3D Printed Aerospace Component

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d printing partnerships BeAM industry partnerships Modulo 400 PFW AerospaceBeAM was founded in 2012 and is known for its Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology. In the DED process, focused thermal energy is used to fuse materials by melting them as they are deposited. View the entire article via our website.

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Aerospace Mega Trends Driving 3D Printer Usage

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Aerospace mega trends that should drive 3D printer usage in the aerospace industry include 1. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed aerospace components 3d printing for aerospace 3D printing tax credits aerospace 3d printing Aerospace industry Industry 4.0 forward momentum from 3D print success; 2. large increases in US defense budgets; 3. original equipment.

GKN Aerospace’s first repair facility in Malaysia focused on 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

GKN Aerospace, a British aerospace supplier, has opened an aerospace-engine research and repair facility in Johor, Malaysia. Aerospace GKN Aerospace Joakim Andersson Malaysian Investment Development Authority MIDAThe new site will be the company’s first of its kind facility in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on the application of 3D printing in repair and research. The project is a joint effort between GKN, industry partners, […].

Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Following the publication of our successful AM and aerospace infographic, we have now created a video version. This infographic shows some of the products which 3T RPD has made for companies in the aerospace industry. Design & Manufacture Additive manufacture Aerospace

The best aerospace and automotive 3D printing applications of 2018

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Voting is close for 3D printing aerospace or automotive application of the year in our 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards. Earlier this year, we shortlisted 10 outstanding applications in aerospace and automotive as nominated by you – the most well-informed readership in the industry. Aerospace AMC Javelin Andreas Bastian autodesk Dassault systemes Formlabs GKN Aerospace Italian Volt LACAMA LACAMA Motorcycle markforged Pier 9 rocket lab Saab Siemens SpaceX WASProject

Honeywell approves Sintavia to 3D print metal aerospace components

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Metal additive manufacturing company Sintavia has announced that it has been approved to manufacture components for Honeywell Aerospace using powder bed fusion, becoming the first Tier One additive manufacturer to occupy such a role. Honeywell Aerospace, which has previously entered into 3D printing R&D contracts with Sigma Labs and 3D Systems, granted Sintavia approval following […]. Aerospace Brian R. Neff GE honeywell aerospace PBF Sintavia TPE331 APU turboshaf

Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018: What to expect

3D Perspectives

“Unlocking Africa’s Aerospace and Defence potential”. This is the tagline of Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 which will take place from the 19 th to 23 rd of September at the Air Force Base Waterkloof, City of Tshwane, South Africa.

Additive Materials for Aerospace

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Additive manufacturing has become more widely used in the aerospace industry, being a proven fabrication method for lightweighting and part unification. blog 3d printing additive aerospace applications composites nylon

Carpenter additive manufacturing facility receives aerospace quality certification

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Carpenter Technology Corporation, a Pennsylvania-headquartered manufacturer of premium specialty metals alloys and powders, has announced that its additive manufacturing production facility, CalRAM received Aerospace Standard 9100 Revision D (AS9100 Rev D) certification for its quality management system. Aerospace Aerospace Standard 9100 Revision D AS9100 D CalRAM carpenter Carpenter Technology Corporation GE Additive Manufacturing Partner Network Stephen Peskosky Tony Thene

Defining Aerospace 4.0 through 3D printing at Protolabs and LPW

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is a term that aerospace manufacturers gravitate towards, but what does it actually mean? Aerospace Aerospace 4.0 The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0 Sameer Savani, Head of Innovation and Engineering at ADS Group describes it as “the new digital technologies coming into manufacturing. Yet] there are lots of different terms for this such as smart […]. Farnborough International Airshow LPW technology Nicola Jones Sam Guest Sameer Savani

STELIA Aerospace use WAAM build an airplane fuselage

3D Printing Industry

In a challenging demonstration of Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM), French aerostructure manufacturer STELIA Aerospace has made aluminum panels that can be used to build an airplane fuselage. Aerospace airplane fuselage Cédric Gautier Centrale Nantes Constellium CT Ingenierie FAST project fuselage Project DEFACTO STELIA STELIA Aerospace topology optimization WAAM wire-arc additive manufacturing

The World Stage for Aerospace Innovation

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Twitter LinkedIn The post The World Stage for Aerospace Innovation appeared first on 3D PERSPECTIVES. Aerospace & Defense Engineering Virtual Reality innovation Paris Air Show 2017Paris Air Show goers came prepared for more than just scorching hot weather.

Aerospace and Defense Adopting Cloud Innovation Platforms (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How can Aerospace and Defense companies leverage the cloud to improve innovation, engineering, and manufacturing across the product lifecycle? read more » The post Aerospace and Defense Adopting Cloud Innovation Platforms (survey results) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

BigRep and Etihad to define aerospace additive manufacturing roadmap

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Large scale industrial additive manufacturing 3D printer provider BigRep is teaming up with Etihad Airways Engineering to develop an additive manufacturing roadmap for the aerospace industry. Aerospace aviation basf Berhard Randerath BigRep EASA Etihad Etihad Airways Etihad Airways Engineering FAA Stephan Beyer

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract to Further Develop 3D Printing for Aerospace Manufacturing

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Aerospace company Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, has become a prominent user of 3D printing. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business artificial intelligence Lockheed Martin missiles Office of Naval ResearchIts 3D printed innovations include propulsion tanks and parts for. View the entire article via our website.

Rolls-Royce Advance3 engine to “pioneer” aerospace with 3D printing and advanced materials

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Aerospace Advance3 Rolls Royce Rolls-Royce Advance3Rolls-Royce has announced that 3D printing is leading the way for the next generation of aircraft engines. The Advance3 engine will form the core of the company’s UltraFan engine design, scheduled for launch in 2025. The Advance3 engine uses 3D printing, or Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM), to make some of the 20,000 components. Also included […].

GKN Aerospace flies 3D printed optical ice detector probe

3D Printing Industry

British company GKN Aerospace has announced successful flight testing of a 3D printed titanium optical ice detector (OID) probe. Aerospace 3D printed sensor Atmospheric Research Aircraft Cranfield FAAM Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements GKN GKN Aerospace ice detector Ice protection system optical ice detector Russ Dunn sensorThe 3D printed probe was tested.

3D Printing and Aerospace Industry Technology Overview 2015

DIY 3D Printing

Here is the overview of the latest developments in high-tech 3d printing for aerospace industry. aircraft industrial manufacturing space stratasys

Key challenges facing the Aerospace and Defense sector

3D Perspectives

In my role as Sales Director for Aerospace and Defense in the UK for Dassault Systemes, I wanted to share some of my perspectives on Aerospace. New technologies are accelerating innovation while significantly dropping the barriers to entry into the aerospace market.

Aluminum vs. Stainless Steel Parts for Aerospace Applications

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Aluminum once made up the bulk of the material used in aerospace applications. Composite materials, carbon-reinforced polymers, and honeycomb materials are increasingly seeing usage across the aerospace industry because of the demand for lighter-weight aircraft.

SAE International publishes standards for aerospace-grade metal 3D printing

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Aerospace David Alexander Federal Aviation Administration Laser Powder Bed Fusion PBF SAE InternationalGlobal engineering standards association SAE International has issued four new standards relating to laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) powered additive manufacturing. The LPBF documents are specially designed to support the certification of metal 3D printed parts for use in aircraft and space exploration vehicles, and are officially supported by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Streamlining the Aerospace industry with the MTC’s AM digital learning factory and the DRAMA Project

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According to the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), additive manufacturing faces three major challenges; ensuring that processes are accurate and repeatable, enabling a system level design specifically for AM and streamlining the route to certification for AM components.

GKN Aerospace contracted for 3D printed rocket turbines on Prometheus engine

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GKN Aerospace, a global engineering firm based in Worcestershire, UK has received a contract from Ariane Group, a joint venture of multinational aerospace companies Airbus and Safran, to develop and additively manufacture two full-scale turbines. Aerospace airbus Ariane Group GKN Aerospace Prometheus Safran Sébastien Aknouche Vulcain 2.1

Five Questions to Ask to Improve Your Aerospace Business

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Aerospace companies strive to improve performance while managing growing program complexity (more complex systems, and an extended supply chain) while facing more competition than ever before. To grow their business, aerospace companies must find new revenue streams and markets.

Lufthansa Technik opens Additive Manufacturing Center to develop lightweight 3D printed aerospace parts

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Lufthansa Technik, the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) division of aerospace company Lufthansa, has established a new Additive Manufacturing Center in Germany to develop lightweight aircraft parts. Aerospace Dr. Aenne Koester Lufthansa Lufthansa TechnikThe new AM Center will serve as a collaborative hub where the experience and skills that Lufthansa Technik has gained in additive manufacturing can be bundled and further […].

SAE International Releases New Standards for Aerospace 3D Printing

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d printing standards additive manufacturing standards Aerospace Material Specification Committee on Additive Manufacturing Aerospace Material Specifications faa federal aviation administration SAE InternationalAdditive manufacturing might not be brand new anymore, but it’s still new enough that for many industries, standards are still in development.

GKN Aerospace cuts production time and costs with Stratasys 3D printer

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Stratasys has announced that GKN Aerospace, a UK-based global engineering firm has improved production times for tooling applications since integrating its F900 3D printer into production. Aerospace 3D printed tools F900 3D printer GKN Aerospace Stratasys Tim HopeThis printer was implemented at GKN’s Filton, South Gloucestershire manufacturing site, allowing the company to create complex parts, that would be difficult to make with traditional methods.

Aerospace and Defense Opening Up To The Cloud (Video)

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Are Aerospace and Defense companies open to using the cloud? read more » The post Aerospace and Defense Opening Up To The Cloud (Video) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

How 3D Systems addresses the needs of aerospace with additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Here’s a look at what 3D Systems offers in terms of additive manufacturing for aerospace applications. Bryan Hodgson, aerospace applications at 3D Systems, explains 3D Expert and how it contributes to 3D printing. 3D Printers Aerospace Leslie's blog 3dSystems

FAA Developing Comprehensive Regulatory Plan to Deal With Aerospace Industry's Adoption of 3D Printing Technology

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One major industry that has made a point of adopting 3D printing technology for many of its projects is aerospace. Multiple US aerospace companies, and the government, have been researching, using, View the entire article via our website.

French aerospace manufacturers Safran expand into new frontiers

3D Printing Industry

In 2015, a three-part collaboration between the Australian Amaero Engineering, Monash University, and French aerospace component manufacturers Safran Power Units (EPA:SAF) presented a 3D printed. Aerospace aerospace airbus Amaero Amaero engineering australia Europe Jet Engine jets Monash University rockets Safran Safran group Safran Power Units Space

Learning from Nature Fuels Aerospace Innovation

3D Perspectives

If we want aerospace vehicles to improve, we can say, ‘Insects can do it—so why can’t we?’”. We can ask, ‘How do insects fly—and can we transfer their approach into aerospace vehicles?” Airbus has developed an aerospace surface with “riblets” that resemble shark skin.

GE Additive brings 3D printing to help South Korea’s aerospace industry soar higher

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GE Additive has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop additive manufacturing capabilities in the Korean aerospace industry. The agreement has been set up between GE Additive and two other entities, Korea Aerospace Industries Association (KAIA) and the Incheon Industry-Academy Collaboration Institute (IIACI). Aerospace AddWorks GE Additive IIACI Incheon Industry-Academy Collaboration Institute KAIA Korea Aerospace Industries Association Oh-jung Kwon

Concept Laser forms aerospace additive manufacturing alliance with Lauak

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Aerospace airplanes assembly Concept Laser Frank Herzog lasercusing Lauak Mikel CharrittonGE owned metal 3D printer company Concept Laser has signed a letter of intent with French aeronautical company Lauak. The alliance sees Lauak investing in.

GKN Aerospace partners with Oak Ridge National Laboratory for large-scale additive manufacturing

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The aerospace arm of British multinational GKN has signed an agreement with US research facility Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Aerospace 3D printing aerospace GKN GKN Aerospace GKN Oak Ridge National Laboratory Laser Metal Deposition LMD LMD-w Oak Ridge National Laboratory ORNLAs reported by Aviation Week, the.

Norsk Titanium Shakes Up Aerospace Industry with Latest Announcement

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Aerospace aerospace MERKE IV norsk titaniumAs reported by 3D Printing Industry last week, Norsk Titanium (NTi) have made a major announcement today. The Norwegian additive manufacturing company has officially announced New York State's and SUNY.

Aeromet receives crucial funding to advance new A20X aerospace-grade additive material

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Aeromet International Ltd, is a UK-based manufacturer of aluminum and cast metal parts for aerospace and defense industries. The UK’s National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) has just awarded funding […]. Materials A20X Aeromet airbus Martin McMahon National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme Paul Murray Phoenix Scientific Industries Renishaw Rolls Royce

Why Additive Manufacturing Works for the Aerospace Industry

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The aerospace industry is leading innovation in additive manufacturing on several fronts, including applications, materials, processes and design. Aerospace & Defense additive manufacturing aerospace & defense compositesBy Catherine Bolgar.

Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

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3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d printed aerospace components 3d printed aerospace parts aerospace components Aerospace Technology Institute autodesk GKN aerospace Horizon Additive Manufacturing Renishaw university of sheffield University of WarwickFrom model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled.