Aerospace

Sintavia, Siemens Collaborate on AM Software

Sintavia to provide software testing and technical feedback in exchange for access to pre-released Siemens additive manufacturing software.

Hexcel’s HexPEKK EM Offers Electromagnetic Shielding, Radar Absorption

Composite components are flight-ready after printing, omitting the need for costly and time-consuming secondary processing steps.

Honeywell Earns FAA Certification for 3D-Printed Bearing

FAA grants certification for flight-critical, 3D-printed bearing housing used on the Dassault Falcon 20G maritime patrol aircraft.

Nexa3D Expands Ultra-Fast Polymers Line

Portfolio of high-speed polymer production solutions includes both photoplastic and thermoplastic capabilities.

Sumitomo Increases Investment in Sintavia

Follow-on investment will be used to accelerate Sintavia’s rapidly growing business of providing additively manufactured parts to key aerospace and space markets.

A New Partnership Offers Large-Scale 3D Printing and Five-Axis Machining

The side-by-side product offering from Cincinnati Inc. and Multiax America aims to provide high-throughput AM production for large parts under one roof.

Clean TeQ, Relativity Space Collaborate on Scandium Aluminium Alloys for 3D Printing of Rockets

Project to develop scandium-aluminium alloys for 3D printing of launchers for commercial orbital launch services.

Drone Engine Maker Illustrates How Additive Manufacturing Well Suited to OEMs

This small company making small engines sees big wins from metal AM in terms of both product performance and responsiveness to the market. Here, size isn’t a factor in succeeding with AM — the application instead shows how the capability is at its best when it can serve both production and design.

Drone Engine Replaces 13 Parts With 1: The Cool Parts Show Special Episode

Cobra Aero discovered an opportunity for redesign it might never have found without the COVID-19 interruption providing time for product development via 3D printing. The Cool Parts Show explores how additive manufacturing is advancing during the coronavirus crisis.

Support Structures Hold Down Productivity, Says Velo3D

A build example involving an aircraft bracket illustrates the production rate increase resulting from more parts per build plus the elimination of support removal. A new system for quality monitoring aids production as well.

CNC Machining as a Business Strategy for Additive Manufacturing

As 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing ramps up for production — including a fleet of new 3D printers in a custom-designed building — it's the company's traditional machining capabilities that provide a unique competitive advantage.

A $1.5 Million Dive into the Melt Pool

A new, customized digital radiology vault and specialized additive manufacturing system at Auburn University aims to understand and control the complex heat and mass transport phenomena taking place during the laser sintering process.

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