Arconic and Airbus Achieve 3D Printing First

Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium part on series production commercial aircraft; Part manufactured by Arconic   NEW YORK — September 19, 2017 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Arconic (NYSE: ARNC), a global technology, engineering and advanced manufacturing leader, announced today that Airbus and Arconic have Read More »

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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Selected by Airbus to 3D Print Polymer Serial Flying A350 XWB Parts

  VALENCIA, Calif. — July 18, 2017 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) and one of the world’s largest 3D printing and advanced manufacturing service providers, has been chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed polymer parts Read More »

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Dassault Systèmes and Airbus APWorks Collaborate to Advance the Use of Additive Manufacturing for Serial Production

Additive manufacturing lets aerospace and defense companies do more with less Leveraging the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and APWorks’ metal 3D printing expertise Virtual validation for certified, serial additively manufactured parts LE BOURGET (Paris Air Show), France — June 20, 2017 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, Read More »

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Additive Industries Presents Competitive Entry Model MetalFAB1 for Process Development and Prototyping

New 3D metal printing system combines largest symmetrical build chamber and compact footprint Eindhoven, The Netherlands – On the first day of its Additive World Conference, Additive Industries has presented a new entry-level model of its MetalFAB1 industrial 3D metal printing system. The system is Read More »

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Arconic Strengthens Its 3D Printing Collaboration With Airbus

Arconic to supply 3D Printed nickel and titanium parts for Airbus airplanes Under two new agreements Builds on agreement announced earlier this year to supply 3D printed titanium fuselage and engine pylon components for Airbus commercial aircraft Expands Arconic’s position on high-growth platforms, including the Read More »

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Sciaky to Deliver Large, Industrial-Scale Metal 3D Printer to Airbus

Sciaky’s Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) system will help the leading aircraft manufacturer save significant time and cost on the production of large titanium structural parts  CHICAGO, Illinois – Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), and leading provider of metal additive Read More »

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Airbus Receives the Federal Ecodesign Award For Its Pioneering Concept

APWorks produced an innovative partition for an aircraft with additive manufacturing technologies using the high performance Scalmalloy® powder Taufkirchen, December, 2016: Airbus received the Federal Ecodesign Award for its innovative Bionic Partition design concept from Maria Krautzberger, President of the Federal Environment Agency. APWorks produced Read More »

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Alcoa Opens 3D Printing Metal Powder Plant

State-of-the-art, 3D printing metal powder production facility located at Alcoa’s Technology Center outside Pittsburgh, PA Alcoa will produce proprietary titanium, nickel and aluminum powders optimized for 3D printing aerospace parts Builds on more than a century of experience in metal alloy development and metal powder Read More »

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EXCLUSIVE with nTopology, Inc. — Making Lattice Design an Integrated and Seamless Part of the Design Process

  nTopology, Inc., based in New York, New York, USA, recently released a topology optimization software program called Element Free that provides engineers and designers with the ability to create complex structures using lattice design tools. Currently, Element Free is a free, Windows download application. Read More »

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Airbus Tests High-Tech Concepts with an Innovative 3D-Printed Mini Aircraft

13 June 2016 — A small-sized pilotless aircraft made using 3D printing (additive layer manufacturing) processes is showcasing Airbus’ pioneering and innovative spirit. Airbus is using this mini aircraft project – known as THOR (Testing High-tech Objectives in Reality) – as a testbed for futuristic Read More »

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