GE Receives Air Force Airworthiness Qualification in Under a Year for First Metal 3D-Printed, Critical Jet Engine Part

Pathfinder with the USAF’s Propulsion Directorate and Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) gathers momentum as it establishes its own qualification path for additively manufactured metal parts Cincinnati, OH, June 8, 2021 – GE Aviation has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force Read More »

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AI Software Enables Real-Time 3D Printing Quality Assessment

By Stephanie Seay (seaysg@ornl.gov) | Science Writer and Communications Specialist | ORNL Communications Division   Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have developed artificial intelligence software for powder bed 3D printers that assesses the quality of parts in real time, without the need for expensive characterization equipment. Read More »

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V4I Provides Advanced Assurance in Product Design and Manufacturing through Virtual Verification, Validation, and Visualization

  Blairsville, Pa. — October 3, 2018. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces the V4 Institute (V4I), an industry-led consortium with the mission of providing advanced assurance in product development and manufacturing through virtual verification, validation, and visualization. Specifically, V4I delivers Read More »

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