AEROSPACE

Materials

SAE ITC Launches Data Consortium for Additive Manufacturing

By: AM Staff

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

By: Brent Donaldson, Senior Editor

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

Production

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

By: Brent Donaldson, Senior Editor

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

By: AM Staff

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

By: Stephanie Hendrixson, Senior Editor

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

By: AM Staff

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

Materials

Ceramic Manufacturing Module Successfully Operates in Orbit

By: AM Staff

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

Materials

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

By: AM Staff

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

By: AM Staff

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