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ZVerse Launches “2D-to-3D” Automated Conversion for Part Production

Automation-assisted conversion generates usable 3D digital assets from legacy 2D manufacturing plans for service and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) part production
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Replique Develops Secure Platform for On-Demand Aftermarket Parts

Replique’s integrated platform combines the secure storage of designs with the on-demand and decentralized manufacturing and distribution of parts.
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Velo3D System Chosen for Aftermarket Gas Turbine Parts Production

Additive manufacturing will help keep aging engines operational with greater flexibility and shorter delivery times than traditional MRO supply chains.
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Navy Awards $1.5M Contract for Meld Technology for Metal Printing, Repair

Program will further the Navy’s ability to support critical operations by delivering instructions and training for repair and printing of naval metal parts on site at the shipyard.
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Armor’s Additive Manufacturing Supports Railway Maintenance

AM proved to be the right choice for replacing a railway replacement part based on economic, technical and lead time constraints.
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3D Print or Stock? A Model for Spare Parts

3D printing provides a way of manufacturing spare parts on demand, in situ. But is it always the best solution? A new model from a Duke University professor aims to help companies make these decisions.
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Additive Industries Provides MetalFab1 for Metal 3D Printing at Volkswagen

Volkswagen partners with Additive Industries' MetalFab1 for industrial metal 3D printing of tooling and spare parts.
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Spare Parts 3D and Whirlpool Collaborate on 3D Printing Project

Spare Parts 3D and Whirlpool have joined forces on a 3D printing project to improve Whirlpool’s after-sales services and accelerate industrialization.
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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.
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Solar Atmospheres Treats FAA-Certified AM Aviation Parts

The aft gallery supports produced by Norsk Titanium AS will be installed on a Boeing airplane.
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Metal Additive Manufacturing Enables Spare Parts on Demand for Beverage Filling Plants

The ability to 3D print metal parts for the beverage filling industry as needed saves cost over conventional methods.
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DoD Utility Identifies Military Legacy Parts That Make the Most Sense for AM

How can the military find the best candidates for additive manufacturing out of millions of service components? It can’t without human attention, but a sorting utility helps to reduce the number to a manageable size.
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Mercedes-Benz Turns to 3D Printing for Plastic Spare Parts

This marks the first time the company is offering 3D-printed spare parts.
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Quick Replacement Parts (Including Precious Ones)

Shops that have additive manufacturing capability in-house can sometimes use this 3D printing to quickly make replacement components for critical equipment.
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Trends in Parts Cleaning

The latest cleaning trends point toward environmentally friendly ways to clean effectively, involving the replacement of harmful chemical solvents within a cleaning process or switching to a mostly aqueous method.

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Machine tools that can perform turning, milling and other operations on one platform offer process efficiencies that more and more shops are leveraging to their advantage.

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Trends in Automotive

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