Adoption of 3D Printing AM for Aerospace & Defense

AM for Aerospace & Defense

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.

Honeywell has additively manufactured a flight-critical engine part, which was installed on an in-service engine. Known as the #4/5 bearing housing, Honeywell received FAA certification for the part, achieving therefore a milestone for the entire aviation and...
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In a recent survey of Optomec’s 100+ customer installations using its 3D metal printers specifically for gas turbine component repair, Optomec has calculated that over 10 Million turbine blades have been refurbished. Optomec has...
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For the third time of the year, Arianespace has successfully launched Ariane 5, a rocket that has placed three satellites in geostationary transfer orbit (GTO). The three satellites include the B-SAT-4b satellite for the...
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Burloak Technologies and MDA signed a five-year agreement to manufacture 3D printed parts and components for space-bound satellite antenna applications. Burloak Technologies provides engineering and design services for additive manufacturing, materials development, high precision...
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With the goal of exploring the Solar System, China has successful sent the Long March-5 carrier rocket to the planned orbit. The rocket was designed to bear 25 tons of payload in low earth orbit and 14...
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In order to bring togetherAdditive Manufacturing players and users in vertical industries so that they can exchange on various topics, 3D ADEPT Media, a global and trusted source for additive manufacturing, launches the Additive-Talks Day.
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