GE Plans to Invest $1.4B to Acquire Additive Manufacturing Companies Arcam and SLM; Accelerates Efforts in Important Digital Industrial Space

Expands design envelope to substantially reduce product cost Enables productive new model for services cost and delivery Lead in design and manufacture of highly valued parts Enter a fast-growing industry where GE can build a competitive position Leverages GE Store: key strengths in materials, software, Read More »

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All The 3D Print That’s Fit to Pitt: New Additive Technology Center Opens Near Steel Town

Apr 29, 2016 by Tomas Kellner | GE Reports GE’s new Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA) looks like a futuristic set for a Stanley Kubrick movie. Everything seems to be white: the walls, the gleaming floors, even the noise from rows of laser-powered 3D Read More »

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Sigma Labs Announces Contracts with Aerojet Rocketdyne for Air Force Program and “America Makes” Initiative

By Sigma Labs Inc. SANTA FE, N.M. – March 7, 2016 – Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: SGLB) (“Sigma Labs” or the “Company”), a developer of advanced, in process, non-destructive quality inspection systems for metal-based additive manufacturing (“AM”) and other advanced manufacturing technologies, today announced that Read More »

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What’s Inside A Jet Engine? These Scientists Are On A Search And Don’t Destroy Mission To Find Out

By Dec 15, 2015 by Todd Alhart | GE Reports Dr. Waseem Faidi’s research playground looks an awful lot like a high-tech hospital room. There’s the large white doughnut of a computed tomography scanner and a medical bed surrounded by digital dials and other instruments Read More »

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The Biggest Win: New Engine Set to Lift GE’s Turboprop Business to New Heights

Nov 16, 2015 by Matt Benvie | GE Reports   Textron Aviation, the world’s largest maker of business propeller planes like Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron and King Air, said today it would use a brand new advanced turboprop engine developed by GE to power its latest Read More »

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GE Aviation to Build Unique Materials Factories

Adjacent factories to produce raw material for ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) Enables GE to produce ceramic matrix composite components (CMCs) in high volume GE partnering with USAF Research Lab Title III Office on silicon carbide technology   HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Aviation is creating adjacent factories Read More »

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GE-Atomic Bonding from a Bottle? These Scientists Use Supersonic Spray to Repair Turbines

By Tomas Kellner, GE Reports   Two years ago, scientists at the GE Global Research labs (GRC) in upstate New York found a futuristic way to fix things: blowing metal powder, at four times the speed of sound, onto parts in need of service. “The Read More »

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GE-Jet Engines with 3D-Printed Parts Power Next-Gen Airbus Passenger Jet

By GE Reports staff A next-generation A320neo Airbus passenger jet powered by twin LEAP jet engines with 3D-printed parts and new advanced materials inside took to the skies for the first time on Tuesday. The LEAP is the first engine equipped with 19 3D-printed fuel Read More »

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GE Aviation’s First Additive Manufactured Part Takes Off on a GE90 Engine

  EVENDALE, OH –- April 15, 2015—The GE90 engine, which was the first jet engine to utilize composite fiber polymeric material on the front fan blades 20 years ago, achieved another milestone—becoming the first GE engine to incorporate an additive manufactured component for the T25 Read More »

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