Blue Origin Opens Its New Rocket Engine Facility in Alabama

Huntsville, Alabama, is now home to Blue Origin‘s brand new rocket engine production facility, the latest addition to Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park (CRP), the second-largest.

University of Alabama students create 3D printed healthcare simulators for medical training

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Engineering students from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have 3D printed medical training tools to be used by undergraduates in UAH’s College of Nursing. Medical & Dental 3D Systems Health simualtion Systems Management and Production Thingiverse University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of Alabama Students 3D Print Simulators for Nursing Training

3D Printing Education Medical 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printed surgical models 3D printed training device 3D printed training models 3D printed training simulators medical simulator University of Alabama HunstvilleA dilemma in medical training programs is how to train students to perform difficult medical procedures before they ever have to try them on a patient. No patient wants to be a training case, but. View the entire article via our website.

University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research Uses 3D Technology to Rebuild the Past

3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Software 3d archeology models 3d printed archaeology 3d printed artifacts archaeology history jeremiah stager lay dam oar university of alabama university of alabama office of archaeological researchIt’s interesting to think about how much technology is used to look back in time, so to speak. I still can’t wrap my mind around the fact that it’s possible to see back millions of. View the entire article via our website.

University of Alabama Students Wrestle with How to Take Down Drones

3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Education Science & Technology 3d printed drone collaborative drones higher ed interdisciplinary keep out zone KOZ multidisciplinary NGC Northrop Northrop Grumman Corporation polydisciplinary security STEAM education student project UAH UAV university of alabama University of Alabama Hunstville Unmanned Air VehiclesThe primary concern that most people have with drones is how to get them up in the air and keep them there.

M.Lab21 in Full Swing at Alabama School

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M.Lab21 in Full Swing at Alabama School Monday, June 1, 2015 - 11:30 Brian Copes is an engineering teacher at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama.

Global Additive Manufacturing Experts Meet in Alabama, Focus on Standardization

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March 29, 2019 — Hundreds of the world’s top experts in additive manufacturing – also known as 3D printing – were hosted by Auburn University in Alabama (USA) this week to discuss research and standards needed for the growing number of industries that use the technology. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.,

Auburn receives $5.2M NASA contract, seeks to make Alabama the “go-to-state” for additive manufacturing

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The National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University, Alabama, has been awarded a $5.2 million contract from NASA. Under this contract, the NCAME will apply its expertise to help improve the performance of liquid rocket engines, like the RS-25 Space Shuttle main engine (SSME). Christopher B. Roberts, dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, home […]. Aerospace Auburn University Christopher B.

GE Aviation 3D Prints 30,000th Metal 3D Printed Fuel Nozzle at Auburn, Alabama Plant

GE Aviation will always be known for its 3D printed fuel nozzles, which it began producing in 2015. The complex components became something of a symbol for how 3D printing can change manufacturing, View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed aircraft components 3d printed aircraft parts CFM fuel nozzles ge ge aviation GE LEAP Engine leap engine

Inside NASA’s Metal 3D Printing Operations at the Marshall Space Center in Alabama

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Zachary Jones, an additive manufacturing engineer at Marshall tells Space Alabama, “We’re trying to help develop this process so that it becomes better and better.… … The original post Inside NASA’s Metal 3D Printing Operations at the Marshall Space Center in Alabama appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Andrew Wheeler. NASA is investing a lot in additive manufacturing, passionate about the effects this technology could have on the space program.

NASA’s Lunar Lander: Tuskegee Will Test AM Parts for the Dynetics Team

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NASA engineers test first multi-alloy 3D printed rocket part

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In July, the administration’s engineers performed 30 firing tests of a bi-metallic 3D printed rocket igniter at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. After analysis at the University of Alabama, researchers found […]. Aerospace CNC milling copper DMG MORI Hybrid machining igniter Inconel liquid engines Majid Babai Marshall Space Flight Center Preston Jones rocket rocket engines University of Alabama

Auburn and Huntsville City Schools partner to give students experience in additive manfacturing

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An expansion of its partnership with Huntsville City Schools in Alabama, the new program seeks to enable students in the district to graduate high school with a certificate in […]. Army University of AlabamaAuburn University’s National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) has announced a scheme to increase the number of students gaining practical experience in industrial 3D printing.

Security drOwned by University researchers

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A paper has been released supporting the claims that a team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the University of South Alabama, bodyTop Research 3D Printing Ben-Gurion University of the Negev BGU drone drones drowned security Singapore University of Technology and Design University of South Alabama

3D Printing Industry News Sliced Volvo, ANSYS, COBOD, Prodways

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In this edition of our 3D Printing Industry News digest – Sliced, we have news about 3D printed constructions, 2D printed electronic circuits, large-format metal 3D printer and more. Read on to learn more about DOW, Volvo, COBOD, and ANSYS. Bridging the gaps U.S

3D Printing News Sliced BAE Systems, Lockheed-Martin and Renishaw

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In this edition of 3D printing news Sliced, we have stories from BAE Systems, Lockheed-Martin, Renishaw, Vodafone, MSYS, DARPA, the Royal College of Art, the University of Alabama, ASRC, Nano Dimension, Carl Zeiss, Nanoscribe, MASSIVit 3D, Tytus 3D and Xometry.

U.S. Army lab explores materials at nano-level using 3D atom probe for future military body armor

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Army Research Laboratory University of AlabamaMaterial scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, are analyzing metal and ceramic specimens at the atomic level using 3D imaging atom probe technology.

3D Printing News Sliced Volvo, ANSYS, COBOD, Prodways

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In this edition of our 3D printing news digest – Sliced, we have news about 3D printed constructions, 2D printed electronic circuits, large-format metal 3D printer and more. Read on to learn more about DOW, Volvo, COBOD, and ANSYS. Bridging the gaps U.S

3D Printing News Sliced: Airbus, adidas, Stratasys, Fallout 3

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This edition of 3D printed news sliced features stories from: adidas, Fallout 3, KXIV, Stratasys, NIDEK Technologies, Cadac Group, MyMiniFactory, 3D Slash, artist Jip de Beer, 3D Orchard, Thor 3D, Dream T&S, 3D Printing 3D central 3D Orchard 3D Slash adidas airbus Andrew Sink artist Jip de Beer Cadac Group CNC Machineworks Cosplay Dream T&S Fallout 3 KXIV myminifactory NIDEK Technologies Stratasys thor 3d University of Alabama

US Army Research Lab Scientists Creating Atomic-Level 3D Reconstructions of Specimens

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3D Printing News Briefs: December 10, 2019

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NTU selects Optomec LENS 3D printing for bi-metallic NASA project

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3D Printed Crystal Structures Made Easy by Research Team

3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed crystallographic structures 3D printed crystals Crystallography Open Database figshare Jmol royal society of chemistry university of alabamaWhen I was in elementary school, I loved the science experiments I was assigned in class. One of my favorites was growing crystals. It was magical – all I had to do was mix a salt solution. View the entire article via our website.

MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

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Researchers Crash a Drone to Prove a Point: Don't Underestimate 3D Printer Security Threats

Featured Stories 3D printed drone components 3D printed drone parts 3D printer hacking 3d printing security ben-gurion university of the negev cyberhacking cyberterrorism in 3D printing data security DJI drone hacking security breach Singapore University of Technology and Design university of south alabamaIs nothing safe anymore?

Space Station’s Extreme Temp Freezer Gets a 3D Printed Liner

3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed liner freezer international space station iss nasa Polar Polar extreme temperature storage unit Stratasys Direct University of Alabama Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering The International Space Station made 3D printing news late last year when it got its own 3D printer. Now it’s back in the news as it will soon make room for Polar, a new... View the entire article via our website.

AMUG Announces the Recipients of 2017 Guy E. Bourdeau Scholarship and Randy Stevens Scholarship

3D Printing Education 3DSIM additive manufacturing additive manufacturing education Additive Manufacturing Users Group AMUG AMUG 2017 AMUG Conference Georgia Southern University NSF scholarship scholarships university of alabamaThe last time we wrote about an Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) win, we were talking about a 3D printed 3/4 scale replica of Van Gogh’s Starry Night taking first place at the 2016. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Helps Create Patch that Reduces Heart Failure

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GE Completes Proposal Submission for U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program

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For Northern Alabama: By successfully completing the ITEP PDR, GE Aviation proved the benefit of incorporating advanced hot section materials such as Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) in the T901 engine.

Get Some 3D You Time for Mother’s Day—It’ll Be Like They Never Left!

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed gifts 3D printed lifesize replica 3D Printed Mother's Day gifts 3d printed novelties 3d printed replica 3D You Alabama Groupon SwigroSome of us remember life ‘before kids.’ ’ It was full of me time without begging anyone for a pardon or paying a babysitter gargantuan sums just so you could leave for an hour with everyone. View the entire article via our website.

How To Coordinate COVID-19 Parts Production


Huntsville, Alabama, has a sophisticated system for producing and distributing 3D printed medical parts [Source: YouTube]. Read the whole entry. » » community

Auburn University Investing In Additive Manufacturing, planning global 3D printing hub

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The University will further the links to 3D printing in Alabama with General Electric. Auburn University is establishing a new Centre of Industrialised Additive Manufacturing. 3D Printing Additive manufacturing Auburn Auburn University Berghoff Bill ham Tony Overfelt

NASA becomes first customer of HRL high strength aluminum 3D printing powder

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NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama, has become the first commercial customer of the 7A77 aluminum 3D printing powder, developed by the HRL Laboratories research center. Coming just one week after the material was made commercially available, 7A77 was sold by HRL Additive, a newly established 3D printing outfit from HRL Laboratories that […]. Materials

Blue Origin begins construction of $200 million rocket engine factory

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Blue Origin, LLC, the private American aerospace company of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has started building a factory in Huntsville, Alabama for its 3D printing-inclusive rocket engines.

Sintratec donates SLS Kit to Southern Union’s 3D printing programme

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Sintratec, a Swiss company specializing in the development and production of SLS 3D printers has donated one of its SLS Kits to the Southern Union State Community College (SUSCC) in Alabama.

NASA develops new copper alloy for 3D printing rocket components

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GRCop-42, a high strength, high conductivity copper-based alloy, was created by a team from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Alabama and the NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Ohio. Researchers from NASA have developed and 3D printed a new copper-based alloy for use in rocket propulsion components.

Carpenter Technology accelerates additive manufacturing technologies with new Emerging Technology Center

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Carpenter Technology, a metal alloy manufacturer based in Pennsylvania, has established a new additive manufacturing facility known as the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), in Athens, Alabama.

nScrypt enhances U.S Army’s additive manufacturing capabilities with Factory in a Tool platform

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Army’s Redstone Arsenal base in Alabama. nScrypt, a 3D printer and microdispensing system manufacturer based in Florida, has delivered its 3Dn-1000 multi-material Factory in a Tool (FiT) platform to the U.S.

GE Aviation celebrates 30,000th 3D printed fuel nozzle

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The GE Aviation plant in Auburn, Alabama, this week celebrated the successful shipping of it’s 30,000th 3D printed fuel nozzle tip. Installed within GE’s LEAP jet engine, the nozzle has been made at the facility since 2018 and marks a significant milestone for production-scale additive manufacturing. Ricardo Acevedo, plant leader for GE Aviation Auburn, comments, “This […]. Aerospace fuel nozzle GE GE Additive GE Aviation LEAP LEAP engine Ricardo Acevedo

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), Bourdeau Scholarship Randy Stevens Scholarship Rebecca Rutishauser Renee Bourdeau Steve Deak University of AlabamaClaire Belson and Dr. Haijun Gong to join members at the annual conference.

Additive manufacturing put to the test by new $1.5M x-ray CT system at Auburn University

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The National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University, Alabama, is now home to a $1.5 million x-ray CT system.

NASA seeks commercialization of new nozzle specific metal 3D printing technology

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Laser Wire Direct Closeout (LWDC) is a patented method of metal 3D printing developed by engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama. Specially created for the additive fabrication of nozzles, the method is competitive in time and price against traditional manufacturing techniques. Now in the process of licensing, NASA is looking to […].

GE Aviation receives FAA approval for 3D printed brackets on GEnx commercial airline engines

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The power door opening system (PDOS) brackets, will enter mass production this month at GE Aviation’s facility in Alabama, using GE Additive Concept Laser M2 cusing Multilaser […]. GE Additive and GE Aviation have announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the first 3D printed parts to be installed in the GEnx-2B commercial airline engines.