Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

  Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program.  The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry. Thermwood used a Large Scale Additive Manufacturing Read More »

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in High-Speed Metal 3D Printing Company Digital Alloys

Patented multi-metal additive manufacturing system enables rapid, low-cost production of aerospace-quality 3D-printed parts CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Digital Alloys, Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based company developing high-speed, multi-metal additive manufacturing systems that produce 3D-printed parts for aerospace and other production Read More »

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America Makes Announces Project Call Awardees

Award Announcement Coincides with the Start of RAPID + TCT 2018 Exhibits; Seven Teams Awarded; 24 Industry Leading Organizations Teaming to Advance Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Low-Cost Sustainment Program Crucial to U.S. Air Force Strategic Readiness Youngstown, Ohio — April 24, 2018. To coincide with the Read More »

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Boeing HorizonX Invests in 3D Printing Startup Morf3D

Investment furthers Boeing’s commitment to a competitive ecosystem for aerospace-quality 3D-printed parts CHICAGO, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced its investment in Morf3D, an El Segundo, Calif.-based company specializing in metal-based additive engineering and manufacturing. Morf3D’s technology enables lighter and stronger 3D-printed Read More »

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Morf3D Chooses EOS 3D Printing Technology to Meet Strict Manufacturing Requirements with Flexible Scalability

EOS Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) technology will be used by Morf3D to manufacture production flight hardware for Boeing and Honeywell   NOVI, Mich., March 7, 2018 – Today, EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and Read More »

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World Premiere for Additive Manufacturing: STELIA Aerospace Presents a Demonstrator for Metallic Self-Reinforced Fuselage Pannels Manufactured by 3D Impression

  19 February 2018 – STELIA Aerospace presents, as a world premiere, in partnership with Constellium, Centrale Nantes and CT Ingénierie, in the scope of the collaborative R & T project DEFACTO (DEveloppement de la Fabrication Additive pour Composant TOpologique), a demonstrator for metallic self-reinforced Read More »

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Oerlikon and Boeing to Create Standard Processes for 3D-Printed Structural Titanium Aerospace Parts

Five-year agreement supports creation of standard titanium additive manufacturing processes Boeing has 50,000+ 3D-printed parts on commercial, space and defense products flying today Pfäffikon Schwyz/Switzerland & Chicago/USA – February 20, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA], the world’s largest aerospace company, and Oerlikon [SWX: OERL], a Read More »

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Norsk Titanium to Deliver the World’s First FAA-Approved, 3D-Printed, Structural Titanium Components to Boeing

Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be First Commercial Airplane to Fly with Certified Additive-Manufactured Titanium Parts in Structural Applications   OSLO, Norway–April 10, 2017–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Norsk Titanium AS, the world’s pioneering supplier of additive-manufactured, structural titanium components today announced it has received a production purchase order Read More »

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ORNL — 3D Printed Tool for Building Aircraft Achieves Guinness World Records Title

by ORNL OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 29, 2016 – A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool, developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to be evaluated at The Boeing Company, has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by Guinness Read More »

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA Stratasys Demonstrates Next Generation 3D Printing Technology Designed to Break Barriers in Part Performance and Production Efficiency for Aerospace and Automotive Manufacturing

Advanced additive manufacturing technology demonstrators help customers build on FDM’s use in manufacturing today to build bigger, stronger, higher quality parts. Boeing and Ford exploring applications enabled by advances in Stratasys technology to help ensure future systems are optimized for large scale manufacturing applications. Siemens’ Read More »

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