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Burloak Becomes First Additive Manufacturer Approved to Supply Boeing

Burloak Technologies Inc. developed a well-defined specification that demonstrated robust, repeatable processes to produce flight components using additive manufacturing.
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Aerospace

Sintavia Expands Rocket Manufacturing Capability with Customized AM Printers

For most existing commercial rocketry in production, the M4K-4 can manufacture an entire thrust chamber assembly as a single unit, including optimized regenerative cooling passages, thereby dramatically reducing manufacturing complexity and time.
#metal

Aerospace

3D Printed Parts on the Mars Perseverance Rover: The Cool Parts Show #23

The Perseverance parts made through additive manufacturing are extreme examples of lightweighting. We have replicas of the 3D printed parts that were sent to Mars.
#lightweighting #metal #video

Aerospace

Can the U.S. Become Self-Sufficient in Aerospace Alloy Metal Powders?

6K’s technology can upcycle titanium and nickel-alloy parts into additive manufacturing powder. Here is how the circular economy helps national security.
#supplychain #metal #sustainability

Aerospace

SAE ITC Launches Data Consortium for Additive Manufacturing

Group to prepare rigorous material and process specifications for aerospace design community — especially those that are certified under the FAA, EASA, U.S. Air Force or other aviation regulatory agencies.

Aerospace

3D Printing and the Next Giant Leap for Mankind

A collaboration between Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA is resulting in critical parts being 3D printed for new versions of the workhorse RS-25 engine.
#metal

Aerospace

Mars Rover Instrument Is Manufacturing Challenge, 3D Printing Victory

A critical instrument on the Perseverance rover requires five components that could only be made via additive manufacturing. Carpenter Additive overcame obstacles to produce them.
#metal #postprocessing #brackets

Aerospace

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.
#metal #machining

Aerospace

3D Systems Develops Large, Fast Powder Metal 3D Printer for Army

New solution may revolutionize key supply chains associated with long-range munitions, next-generation combat vehicles, helicopters, and air and missile defense capabilities.
#supplychain #metal

Aerospace

Where Blockchain and 3D Printing Converge, Distributed Manufacturing Can Thrive

Decentralizing production through additive manufacturing can bring numerous benefits, but these can only be realized through trust. VeriTX is building a platform to secure a trusted digital supply chain for aerospace and beyond.  
#supplychain #enterprise

Aerospace

Sintavia Achieves ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management System

Certification will assist company in measuring and improving environmental efficiency.
#sustainability

Aerospace

Ceramic Manufacturing Module Successfully Operates in Orbit

Made In Space, a subsidiary of Redwire, demonstrates first successful ceramic additive manufacturing in space.
#ceramic

Aerospace

Boeing Qualifies Stratasys’ Antero 800NA for 3D Printed Flight Parts

Enhanced chemical resistance and fatigue performance of the PEKK-based material provide Boeing with a new, high-performance option for polymer flight parts.
#polymer

Aerospace

ParaMatters’ CogniCAD 4.0 Delivers Smooth, Automated Workflow

Design platform enables both digital and traditional manufacturers to automate design-to-manufacturing processes.
#generativedesign

Aerospace

U.S. Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office Concludes First Ever Advanced Manufacturing Olympics

Nearly $1M in prizes awarded to winners of five competitions related to additive manufacturing. AM editor-in-chief Peter Zelinski co-hosted the Air Force’s week-long event.
#education #supplychain #enterprise

Aerospace

EOS, Texas A&M Partner on AM Professional Development Program

Successful pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.
#education #metal #polymer

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