AM Adoption in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

At an impressive pace, companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and expanding the number of certified suppliers in additive manufacturing. In the 2014 to 2016 time frame, I saw more than 30 new designs for metal AM at Airbus and its subsidiary Premium AEROTEC.

AM in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

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.

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Eyes on the sky: Transforming aerospace from concept to production

3D Perspectives

With the International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget scheduled for June 17 – 23, aerospace enthusiasts and professionals alike will be looking skyward as they eagerly anticipate news, the latest innovations and exciting announcements from this leading industry event.

BMT Aerospace and Carpenter Technology partner for 3D printing in aerospace

3D Printing Industry

Belgium-headquartered aircraft component manufacturer BMT Aerospace and Pennsylvania-based metal expert Carpenter Technology have signed a partnership to 3D print components for the aerospace industry. The project has been kickstarted with the presentation of an AM compatible design of a metal pinion, a vital part of many aerospace components including engines.

Adoption of AM in Aerospace

Wohlers Talk

Companies in the aerospace industry are building in-house capacity and the number of suppliers in additive manufacturing at an impressive pace. In the 2014 to 2016 time frame, I saw more than 30 new designs for metal AM at Airbus and its subsidiary Premium AEROTEC.

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

Additive Manufacturing Takes Flight with Marshall Aerospace

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

For Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group , the time is now to take flight. And since it’s aerospace, all materials must align with the strict qualification and certification guidelines set by the industry. 3D Printing - General Aerospace 3d printing additive manufacturing

Gorgeous 3D Printed Metal Aerospace Part

Deelip

This is a lobed exhaust mixer, an aerospace component, which is traditionally fabricated using sheet metal. Moreover joins in sheet metal are frowned upon in aerospace components because they degrade the fatigue resistance of the part.

3D Printing Technology Transforming the Automotive and Aerospace Industry

BIS Research

3D printing is a tool for designing and creating innovative and unique prototypes of objects in a shorter span of time. At present, the primary market for 3D printing includes industries manufacturing automobile and aerospace parts.

GKN Aerospace’s £33 million AIRLIFT and DAM programs aim to accelerate industrial additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

GKN Aerospace, a global engineering firm based in Worcestershire, UK, has announced that it will lead two additive manufacturing research programs designed to increase market share in the global 3D printing industry. Aerospace Aerospace Technology Institute autodesk Centre for Modelling & Simulation CFMS GKN Additive GKN Aerospace Russ Dunn Siemens Siemens Digital Industries Simon Weeks University of Sheffield

Vericor’s gas turbine to use Parker Aerospace 3D printed parts

3D Printing Industry

California’s Parker Aerospace, a manufacturer of aerospace parts, has announced that it will be 3D printing the fuel atomization nozzle and dual fuel manifold assembly for Vericor Power System’s oil field gas turbines. Electron-beam technology will be employed to produce the new components, enabling design features that will reduce emissions and part count while improving […].

The Latest Design Tech From the Aerospace and Automotive Sectors

Modern Tech

But the automotive industry isn't the only industry that has benefits, such as aerospace. This industry breaks new ground on revolutionary technology, as engineers and designers need a tool that will supplement creative freedom, not curtail it.

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

3D Printing Industry

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.

Ascent Aerospace Invests in Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

With a 10’ x 40’ fabrication area, Ascent’s LSAM machine will be the largest available in the aerospace market, allowing for both the printing and machining of a wide range of thermoplastic composite materials. Source: Ascent Aerospace.

The World Stage for Aerospace Innovation

3D Perspectives

it’s clear that additive and subtractive manufacturing and composites have transformed engineering because of the options they open for design and performance improvements. Twitter LinkedIn The post The World Stage for Aerospace Innovation appeared first on 3D PERSPECTIVES.

BigRep and Etihad to define aerospace additive manufacturing roadmap

3D Printing Industry

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. Berhard Randerath, Vice President of Engineering, Design & Innovation at Etihad […]. Aerospace aviation basf Berhard Randerath BigRep EASA Etihad Etihad Airways Etihad Airways Engineering FAA Stephan Beyer

Accelerating Aerospace: Part One

Fabbaloo

The flexibility of 3D printing allows multiple design iterations to be considered and prototyped. Image: Read the whole entry. » » usage

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.

Five Questions to Ask to Improve Your Aerospace Business

3D Perspectives

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. HOW DO I DESIGN THE BEST EXPERIENCE?

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.

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

3D Printing Industry

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). Aerospace David Alexander Federal Aviation Administration Laser Powder Bed Fusion PBF SAE International

Aerospace is on a 3D Printing Binge. Scott Sevcik Explains Why.

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Scott Sevcik joined Stratasys five years ago and has been at the forefront of helping manufacturing – and aerospace in particular – to embrace 3D printing throughout the product lifecycle. Last month, he was named VP of the company’s aerospace business segment. Aerospace

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.

Why Additive Manufacturing Works for the Aerospace Industry

3D Perspectives

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

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

3D Printing Industry

The Advance3 engine will form the core of the company’s UltraFan engine design, scheduled for launch in 2025. 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 uses 3D printing, or Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM), to make some of the 20,000 components. Also included […].

Cranfield opens £35m future aerospace facility with the power of WAAM

3D Printing Industry

Cranfield University, located in Bedfordshire, UK, has just opened a £35 million Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) center to boost the UK’s growing flight design and engineering ecosystem. The facility features an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) laboratory; a virtual wind tunnel; a Fanuc robotic arm and more tools, including confirmed work by the university’s large-scale metal […].

7 Key Improvements 3D Printing Brings to the Aerospace Industry

3D Printing Industry

A single printer can simultaneously build several complex parts with variable designs.… … The original post 7 Key Improvements 3D Printing Brings to the Aerospace Industry appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Alban Leandri.

Solving Aerospace Manufacturing’s Complex Riddle

Design 2 Part News

Talk to any qualified supplier of aerospace parts and they will likely tell you the same thing: Quality needs to be the top priority for manufacturing. That’s our niche in aerospace gearing, and I would say that’s our core competency. Some companies just provide designs.

Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace Join Forces to Offer Aerospace Customers Additive Manufacturing Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

Pfäffikon, Schwyz, Switzerland & Augsburg, Germany – June 17, 2019 – Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace are partnering to accelerate the use of additive parts in the aerospace and defense industries. We are looking forward to bringing more additively manufactured parts to aerospace.”

3D Demonstrators Designed for Bigger, Lighter Auto and Aerospace Parts

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

The Stratasys Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator for producing large tools and production parts is designed for accuracy, repeatability and speed for custom OEM production and on-demand aftermarket disruption. Aerospace and Defense Automotive

From Aerospace to Jewelry, Metal 3D Printing Is Hot

Shapeways Blog

If you’re designing premium products and need high strength and durability, you can’t go wrong with metal. The aerospace, marine, and medical industries are taking advantage of the weight, time, and cost savings of 3D printing in titanium, nickel alloys, and steel.

5 Potential Future Applications of 3D Printing Within the Aerospace Industry

3DPrint.com

Like many industries, the aerospace industry is increasingly adopting 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies to develop aircraft parts in the pursuit of trimming down manufacturing costs.

Xometry receives ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Aerospace Quality Certification

3D Printing Industry

Peter Goguen, Chief Operating Officer at Xometry, said, “We are thrilled to receive this designation. Xometry, a Maryland-based on-demand manufacturing platform, has announced that it has received ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certification for two of its Quality Management Systems (QMS).

Technology Trend Setters and Innovators in Aerospace: What Do They Have in Common?

3D Perspectives

As the growth of the aerospace and defense industry continues, the number of non-traditional players also seems to be growing. The synergy that this environment creates, coupled with the latest technology, accelerates aerospace companies’ ability to innovate.

Researchers Qualify 3D Printed Aerospace Brackets and use Thermoelastic Stress Analysis for Testing

3DPrint.com

3D printed aerospace brackets made from titanium alloys are becoming more common in the design of spacecraft and satellites. Any aerospace component, however, cannot just be 3D printed and stuck onto. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed aerospace components 3D printed satellite bracket 3D printed titanium components Thermoelastic Stress Analysis

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.

3D Printing & Aerospace: check out our staff picks!

Sculpteo

Aerospace and 3D Printing are made for each other and NASA and European Space Agencies are demonstrating this almost every week. We asked them what’s their favorite story about Aerospace 3D Printing. What’s your favorite Aerospace 3D Printing story?

3D Printed Aircraft Fuselages? Constellium, STELIA Aerospace & CT INGENIERIE Partner

3DPrint.com

Based in Amsterdam, Constellium (NYSE:CSTM) is a global corporate player with nearly 8,800 employees whose activities stretch across industries such as aerospace, automotive and packaging, but the common thread among all their divisions is aluminum... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed fuselage AM research Constellium cstm CT INGENIERIE STELIA Aerospace

Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing: Past, Present and Future [WEBINAR]

Stratasys

Join Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Society of Manufacturing Engineer’s publication Manufacturing Engineering for an additive manufacturing webinar to get up to speed on the latest developments in additive manufacturing applications for aerospace.

Former Aerospace Engineer Brings Otherworldly Elements to 3D Printed Jewelry Design

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed jewelry 3d printed nylon aerospace engineering jewelry Lynne MacLachlan moireIt can be hard to decide on a major course of study during college, and it can be even more difficult to figure out how to apply that major toward a real-world career when your degree has been. View the entire article via our website.

Aerospace: Renishaw & Airbus Team Up to Explore 3D Printing’s Role in Aircraft Wing Designs of the Future

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed aircraft wings aerospace 3d printing Aerospace Technology Institute airbus ATI Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Renishaw UK aerospace industryThe wonders of 3D printing are something to behold on their own, but when we see projects of enormous industrial magnitude gearing up, one understands the true impacts the technology is having. View the entire article via our website.

Sintavia is the First Company to Receive Approval to 3D Print Production Parts for Honeywell Aerospace

3DPrint.com

Due to the design complexity that 3D printing offers, the technology has found use in many aerospace applications. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing Business Metal 3D Printing aerospace metal 3D printing agreement Honeywell Aerospace OEM powder bed fusion production printing SintaviaAll kinds of aircraft today, from drones to jets and rockets, use 3D printed parts. View the entire article via our website.

Get Connected at the Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo

The Solidworks Blog

Interested in the next aerospace technology breakthrough? Chances are the experts attending this year’s Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo in Pasadena, CA, from May 24-26 will be talking about what’s next for flight and the final frontier.