Formalloy Making New Wave(length)s in 3D Printing, Repair and Cladding

  SAN DIEGO, CA, Sep 12, 2017 – Formalloy, LLC, an additive manufacturing company based out of San Diego, released the new L-series Laser Metal Deposition machine which includes an inert gas build chamber, scientific monitoring capability and a Blue wavelength laser. Leveraging the latest Read More »

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Purdue-Affiliated Startup Plans to Use 3-D Printers to Create Tomorrow’s Rocket Engines

By Curt Slyder | Purdue University Research Foundation News January 18, 2017 – WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.  – A startup with Purdue ties plans to use 3-D printers as well as other additive manufacturing processes to make future rocket engines that show promise in being faster Read More »

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SEDS@UCSD Pushes the Limits of Additive Manufacturing

  3…2…1…Test-fire! The SEDS@UCSD team has taken another major step towards becoming the first-ever to launch a rocket, powered by an additively manufactured rocket engine. As editor of additivemanufacturing.com, I see a lot of new ideas, new products and new ways of doing things cross Read More »

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SEDS@UCSD Successfully Completes Final Hot-Fire Test for Additively Manufactured Rocket Engine

  June 9, 2014-On a very dry, hot Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) launch site in California’s Mojave Desert, an undergraduate team from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Read More »

Vulcan-1 successful hot-fire test (Photo courtesy of SEDS@UCSD and AMazing)

GPI Prototype-SEDS@UCSD Conducts Hot-Fire Test of Their Second Metal 3D Printed Rocket Engine

Students from the UC San Diego Chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space successfully test their second 3D printed rocket engine The University of California, San Diego chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS@UCSD) conducted two hotfire tests Read More »

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