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

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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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The advanced manufacturing lab at Marshall Space Flight Center is the hub of the 3D printing initiative at NASA, housing all different kinds of 3D printers, some that print metal components, like rocket parts, and others that print plastic objects. 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.… By Andrew Wheeler.

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

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Optomec, the New Mexico-based developers of Directed Energy Deposition (DED) and Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) metal 3D printers, has revealed that its Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) 3D printing technology will help NASA reach the moon in 2024. As part of a project led by the Navajo Technical University (NTU), Optomec’s LENS 3D printer will […].

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

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3D Printing News Briefs: December 10, 2019

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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

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.

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.

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

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Weld3D is developing arc welder DIY metal 3d printers

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Here is a new DIY metal 3d printer based on welding process from Weld3D. Weld3D is new company based in Huntsville, Alabama. diy 3d metal printer new diy 3d printer USA welding It is still under development and it is combination of CNC and arc welder.

Toshiba Unveils Metal 3D Printer Prototype

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GE has been in 3D printing for some time, but, last year, they opened their first complete metal 3D printing facility in Alabama, which is used for in-house production of LEAP jet engine nozzles.… 3D Printing Asia Metal 3D PrintingBy Michael Molitch-Hou.

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

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GE also uses ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components in the T901, which are lighter and more durable than metal parts and can withstand higher temperatures.

US to Open Large-Scale Metal 3D Printing Facility with Norsk Titanium

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There are a number of 3D printing facilities across the US, including Stratasys’ Direct Manufacturing and GE’s Alabama plant, dedicated to their 3D printed LEAP fuel nozzles. 3D Printing Business Industrial Mass 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Military News North America

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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. Metal 3D printed parts created at the ETC […].

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. The result metal powder used to produce […]. Researchers from NASA have developed and 3D printed a new copper-based alloy for use in rocket propulsion components.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), Dr. Gong’s attention focuses on additive manufacturing with metallic materials. Claire Belson and Dr. Haijun Gong to join members at the annual conference. MILWAUKEE, WIS.,

AM in Aerospace

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The technology holds tremendous promise for the production of both polymer and metal parts. This rapid growth could result in a demand for AM products and services that outpaces the supply, especially for metal parts. 3D-printed sheet metal parts, which flew on the A350.

3D Printed Rocket Engine Space Race Continues

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china engine metal 3d printing NASA rocket satellite space Race for space is getting more heated and 3d printed parts are becoming present in every major project from rocket engines to 3d printed satellites.

Carpenter Enhances Additive Manufacturing Capabilities with Acquisition of LPW Technology Ltd.

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Incorporates Metal Powder Lifecycle Management Technology with Superior Quality Control and Traceability. . LPW ), a leader in the development and supply of advanced metal powders and powder lifecycle management solutions to the Additive Manufacturing industry, for approximately $81 million.

NASA’s 3D Printing Is Fast-Tracking The Manned Mars Mission

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Elizabeth Robertson, propulsion engineer the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, tells me that the megathrust engine, and similar 3D printed metal projects, can now be completed significantly more cheaply and quickly.

NASA tests 3D-printed turbopump

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Successfully built and tested at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the turbopump is described as “one of the most complex, 3D-printed rocket engine parts ever made.”

Auburn’s Overfelt Named Director of Center for Industrialized Additive Manufacturing, Awarded $1.5M Grant

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Using this advanced technology, manufacturers can save time and money by printing objects out of plastics, metals and other materials and using them in the manufacturing process. “One of our long-term goals is to make the state of Alabama the go-to place for additive manufacturing.”

GE Aviation to Build Unique Materials Factories

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–( BUSINESS WIRE )– GE Aviation is creating adjacent factories in Huntsville, Alabama, to mass-produce silicon carbide (SiC) materials used to manufacture ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) for jet engines and land-based gas turbines.

Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy

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additive is thriving in Cincinnati, home of the additive manufacturing pioneer Morris Technologies — now also part of Joyce’s business — and Auburn, Alabama, where GE Aviation has another 3D-printing factory. By Tomas Kellner and Yari Bovalino | GE Reports.

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A Ratchet Wrench That Brings Application Flexibility To The Forefront

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To those around him, Thomas Salverson may seem ambitious, after all, he could technically be referred to as a college junior after finishing his fourth semester at the The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

GE Additive Concept Laser M Line Factory Ships

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As an additional bonus, the system was transported on a Boeing 747-8 Freighter, powered by GEnx-2B engines – that will soon incorporate additive parts , manufactured on GE Additive Concept Laser M2 machines in Auburn, Alabama.

MELD Manufacturing Corporation Advances in Army Expeditionary Technology Search

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MELD will next exhibit and present at the Association of the Unites States Army ( AUSA ) Global Force Symposium and Exposition from March 26-28 in Huntsville, Alabama. MELD Manufacturing Corporation holds more than a dozen patents for MELD™ technology, an innovative process for additive manufacturing, coating, joining, and repairing metals and metal matrix composites.

Atlas V Rocket Launched Using Stratasys 3D Printed Parts on Mission to Resupply the ISS

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ULA’s facility in Decatur, Alabama, built the rocket from the ground up and relied on Stratasys’ Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer to create everything from tooling and support equipment to production parts.

Space Station’s 3D Printer Makes 1st Part

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The second phase will focus on actual utilization of parts printed out on the space station, said 3D Print program manager Niki Werkheiser, of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

NASA Tests Provide Rare Opportunity to Get 3-D Printed Part Comparison Data

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The gas generator to an F-1 engine is test-fired this September at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville, Alabama USA. Huntsville, Alabama. By NASA.

NASA Lays the Groundwork for Homesteading in Space

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Rather than loading all their materials or waiting for a resupply mission, scientists and engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, are asking — what if astronauts could simply use what they found when they arrived on a new destination like Mars?

NASA-Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology

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NASA has successfully tested the most complex rocket engine parts ever designed by the agency and printed with additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, on a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville, Alabama USA.

Made In Space Celebrates Two Years Printing in Space with AMF

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MIS plans to incorporate stronger, more complex materials in the future such as metals, composites and carbon nanotube-doped materials. MOFFETT FIELD, CA, March 27, 2018 — Made In Space, Inc. (

The Next Frontier Is Really Here: 3D Printing And Space Survival

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Niki Werkheiser, project manager for the International Space Station 3-D Printer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, tells Forbes that the technology can utterly transform how things are done, with designs simply emailed or uploaded to spacecraft that print out the objects.

ASTM International Selects UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre as New Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Partner

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MTC’s National AM Centre includes an industrial scale end-to-end facility encompassing metals, polymers, and ceramics technology. The announcement was made today at the first meeting of the Center of Excellence’s R&D Team at Auburn University in Alabama (USA).

Piece by Piece: NASA Team Moves Closer to Building a 3-D Printed Rocket Engine

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We manufactured and then tested about 75 percent of the parts needed to build a 3-D printed rocket engine,” said Elizabeth Robertson, the project manager for the additively manufactured demonstrator engine at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. “By By NASA.

GE Reports-This Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

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Engineers at the Italian aerospace company Avio have developed a breakthrough process for 3D printing light-weight metal blades for jet engine turbines. The gun is 10 times more powerful than laser beams currently used for printing metal parts.

Made In Space to Bid on Phase II of Archinaut Development Program

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MIS is working with high-strength space-grade polymers, such as PEI/PC ULTEM (polyetherimide/polycarbonate), on its Archinaut technology and, is developing metal capabilities for missions which require metallic properties. MOFFETT FIELD, Calif.,

10 States Where Manufacturing Still Matters

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In the Midwest, Moutray noted, we see more traditional manufacturing industries such as auto production, airplane production, metals, machinery, plastics and chemicals. Alabama. > More than 13% of Alabamas workforce was employed in manufacturing in 2012, versus 10.5%

Atlas V Rocket Launched Using Stratasys 3D Printed Parts on Mission to Resupply the ISS

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ULA’s facility in Decatur, Alabama, built the rocket from the ground up and relied on Stratasys’ Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer to create everything from tooling and support equipment to production parts.

Successful NASA Rocket Fuel Pump Tests Pave Way for 3-D Printed Demonstrator Engine

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One of the most complex, 3-D printed rocket engine parts ever made, a turbopump , got its “heartbeat” racing at more than 90,000 revolutions per minute (rpm) during a successful series of tests with liquid hydrogen propellant at NASA ‘s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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. Typically, Marshall uses powder bed metal fusion (e.g.