Sigma Labs Announces Contracts with Aerojet Rocketdyne for Air Force Program and “America Makes” Initiative

By Sigma Labs Inc. SANTA FE, N.M. – March 7, 2016 – Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: SGLB) (“Sigma Labs” or the “Company”), a developer of advanced, in process, non-destructive quality inspection systems for metal-based additive manufacturing (“AM”) and other advanced manufacturing technologies, today announced that Read More »

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AeroDef – Design to Production, The Place to Discover the Processes, Technologies and Applications

  Unlike any other conference available today, AeroDef 2016 offers a personal, high-end experience for aerospace and defense manufacturing professionals. We’ve chosen the brightest minds from the top companies in the aerospace and defense industries and created content that you can’t find anywhere else. From Read More »

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NASA Tests Provide Rare Opportunity to Get 3-D Printed Part Comparison Data

By NASA Sept. 11, 2015-A key part of the F-1 engine — the rocket engine that propelled the Saturn V and sent men to Moon — just completed a series of tests that will provide new data for today’s rocket engine designers. While this rocket Read More »

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Hot-Fire Tests Additive Manufactured Components for the AR1 Engine to Maintain 2019 Delivery

  SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, has recently completed a successful series of hot-fire tests of key additively manufactured components for its AR1 booster engine at its Sacramento test facility.The testing of the main injector elements Read More »

Aerojet Rocketdyne recently conducted hot-fire testing of a multi-element preburner injector for the AR1 rocket engine. A similar multi-element injector built using additive manufacturing will be hot-fire tested this spring. (Photo courtesy of Aerojet Rocketdyne)

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Defense Contract for Large Scale Additive Manufacturing

  SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office for large-scale additive manufacturing development and demonstration. The contract will secure multiple Read More »

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NASA, Industry Test “3D Printed” Rocket Engine Injector

by NASA NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently finished testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing (AM), or 3-D printing. This space technology demonstration may lead to more efficient manufacturing of rocket engines, saving American companies time and money. The tests were conducted at Read More »

Liquid oxygen/gaseous hydrogen rocket injector assembly built using additive manufacturing technology is hot-fire tested