Adoption of 3D Printing AM for aerospace

AM for aerospace

Additive manufacturing is a key issue for aerospace manufacturers. They see the technology as a way to meet key challenges of the sector including lightweighting of aircraft’s parts and the scarcity of certain materials.

ArianeGroup has recently conducted several tests of its 3D printed combustion chamber. From May 26th and June 2nd, the new combustion chamber has been tested 14 times at the DLR German Aerospace Center’s Lampoldshausen testing facility. As a reminder, last...
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Following an ad hoc bilateral agreement between the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Russian Space Agency ‘Roscosmos’, Italian government research center, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN – National Institute for Nuclear Physics) produces Mini EUSO, a cosmic UV telescope that is being used in...
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Following an ad hoc bilateral agreement between the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Russian Space Agency ‘Roscosmos’, Italian government research center, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN – National Institute for Nuclear Physics) produces Mini EUSO, a cosmic UV telescope that...
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Element Materials Technology has signed a multi-year contract with Morf3D Inc. that will consist in providing the aerospace additive manufacturing company with a full range of cutting-edge materials testing. Element is an independent provider of...
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Since last year, GE Additive, GE Aviation and the US Air Force are working together for the metal additive manufacturing and certification of aerospace spare parts. Very soon, a significant number of aircrafts will...
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The aerospace industry can now leverage Sandvik’s powder plant for titanium and nickel-based superalloys with serenity as it has received the ‘AS9100 Revision D’ certification. The new plant for gas-atomized powders is based in Sandviken, Sweden, next to Sandvik’s additive...
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