Aerospace

Boeing Partners with Thermwood on 3D-Printed Tool for 777X

The tool was printed as a single piece from 20 percent carbon fiber-reinforced ABS using the Vertical Layer Print system.

Sumitomo Makes Strategic Investment in Sintavia

The minority investment will support additive manufacturing advances for the aerospace and oil and gas industries.

GKN Aerospace to Additively Manufacture Rocket Engine Turbines

The company will develop and manufacture two full-scale turbines for the Prometheus re-usable rocket engine demonstrator.

Siemens Successfully 3D Prints Combustion Component for SGT-A05

The 3D-printed DLE pre-mixer for an aeroderivative gas turbine showed potential for reduced CO emissions in engine testing. 

RUAG and Oerlikon Partner for 3D Printing of Components for Space

The companies will develop processes and standards for the additive manufacturing of metal space components, and explore the refinement of existing alloys.

AM Conference: Challenges in Aerospace Parameter Development

At the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference, Magnitude Innovations Inc. shares its success and methodology for tackling 3D printing challenges for aerospace applications.

Orion Gets a Lift from Electro-Static Dissipative (ESD) Material

NASA’s Orion spacecraft will include parts 3D-printed from electro-static dissipative Antero 800NA from Stratasys. Developing this material was an exercise in working within constraints.

Video: Increasing Air Traffic Points to Aerospace Manufacturing Growth

Michael Guckes, chief economist for Gardner Intelligence, explores the potential impact of air travel on aerospace manufacturing in this Market Minute video. 

Aeromet, Partners Awarded Funding to Develop AM Metal Powder

An industry-led program awarded the group of companies funding to optimize A20X aluminum powder for use in additive manufacturing of aerospace parts.

UAMMI to Produce 3D-Printed Parts for Air Force

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative has been awarded nearly $1 million to produce carbon composite 3D-printed parts for the Air Force.

SIAEC, Stratasys Joint Venture to Establish AM Center

The two companies will form an additive manufacturing service center that will provide design, engineering, certification support and part production for commercial aviation companies.

3D Printing the World's Smallest Flow Measurement Probes

Vectoflow has found its niche in 3D printing flow measurement probes featuring up to five holes on a probe head diameter as tiny as 0.9 mm.