GE Reports-This Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

Additive Manufacturing

The method builds the blades from a titanium powder fused with a beam of electrons accelerated by a 3-kilowatt electron gun. The gun is 10 times more powerful than laser beams currently used for printing metal parts.

Building A 3D-Printed Rocket Engine

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NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, has pioneered space exploration and rocket advancements since it was established in 1960. The latter form of manufacturing injects metal powder into a laser beam as the part is fabricated.

GE Plans to Invest $1.4B to Acquire Additive Manufacturing Companies Arcam and SLM; Accelerates Efforts in Important Digital Industrial Space

Additive Manufacturing

Arcam AB , based in Mölndal, Sweden, invented the electron beam melting machine for metal-based additive manufacturing, and also produces advanced metal powders. Expands design envelope to substantially reduce product cost.

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