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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Additive Industries Presents MetalFAB1 in North America

Additive Industries introduces their first industrial 3D metal printing system at RAPID in Orlando At RAPID 2016, North America’s largest professional 3D printing tradeshow, Additive Industries presents it first truly industrial 3D metal printing system, MetalFAB1. This is the first time across the Atlantic and Read More »

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Alcoa to Supply 3D-Printed Metal Parts for Airbus Aircraft

Alcoa to supply 3D-printed titanium fuselage and engine pylon parts Agreement to leverage Alcoa’s comprehensive capabilities from advanced alloy development to finished part production Supply agreement draws on new technologies gained through RTI acquisition and organic expansions NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Lightweight metals leader Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Read More »

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Airbus Group – Pioneering Bionic 3D Printing; Learning from Nature

Published by Airbus Group | www.airbusgroup.com/Airbus-stories Autodesk and Airbus have unveiled the world’s largest 3D printed airplane cabin component: a ‘bionic partition’ to separate the passenger cabin from the galley.The innovative design mimics the organic cellular structure and bone growth found in living organisms. A Read More »

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Norsk Titanium and Premium AEROTEC Take First Step in Joint Qualification Program for Additive Manufactured Titanium Aircraft Components

Premium AEROTEC Selects Norsk’s Rapid Plasma Deposition™ Titanium Parts for its A350 XWB Airframe Workshare Cost Reduction OSLO – January 20, 2016 – Norsk Titanium AS announced today that a first shipment of Airbus test parts manufactured by Norsk Titanium’s patented Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD) Read More »

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Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Solutions Selected by Airbus to Produce 3D Printed Flight Parts for its A350 XWB Aircraft

  Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – May 6, 2015 – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announces that leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus has produced more than 1000 flight parts on its Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems Read More »

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