Keyword: Additive manufacturing

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
“The mission is to develop a large-scale tool capable of producing single, jointless combat vehicle hulls at a near net size of 30 feet × 20 feet × 12 feet in size,” said Larry Holmes from ASTRO America.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Articles: Test & Measurement
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The fully operational, self-contained 3D printing “factory” is housed in a shipping container.
Articles: Materials
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Articles: Materials
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Articles: Software
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
New multi-material 3D printers that can print both metal and dielectric materials enable the additive manufacturing of antennas and RF components.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) powder-based systems aren't the only ways to print metals.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
nScrypt is now launching the nRugged 3D Bioprinter.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.
Application Briefs: Materials
Imagine a material that lightens fuel loads and cuts costs every time a rocket blasts off from the launch pad.
Application Briefs: Materials
nScrypt Inc.
Orlando, FL
407-275-4755
www.nscrypt.com

nScrypt has partnered with the U.S. Military, the Uniformed Services University 4D Bio3 Program, and The Geneva Foundation to move bioprinting out...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Much debate surrounds the skills shortage burdening the manufacturing sector of aerospace and defense (A&D). Industry 4.0, the Baby Boomer retirement wave, and a lack of properly trained workers underpins this...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing (AM) – the process of building up solid layers of material to form a finished solid part — is an emerging and exciting technical discipline. Also referred to as “3D printing,” many...

Briefs: Software

Rapid prototyping (RP) is the term most commonly used to describe additive manufacturing technologies. An additive manufacturing technology is any manufacturing process that fabricates a part...

Articles: Software

Metal additive manufacturing (3D printing), also known as Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) or Powder Bed Fusion (PBF), is changing the way metal parts are designed and produced. New software,...

Application Briefs: Materials
Stratasys Ltd.
Eden Prairie, MN
952-937-3000
www.stratasys.com/aerospace Phoenix Analysis and Design
Technologies (PADT) Tempe, AZ
1-800-293-PADT
www.padtinc.com

Stratasys Ltd.,...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive manufacturing was invented more than 30 years ago and, from small beginnings in prototyping, has developed and grown into a $6 billion industry. While additive...

Articles: Communications

Within the aerospace industry, 2016 and onwards could be looked upon as the tipping point for direct metal printing (DMP), as the technology increasingly made the jump beyond...

Articles: Aerospace

The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Weapons Development and Integration (WDI) Directorate has a program known as PRIntable Materials with...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is growing in importance as a fabrication process for the space industry, enabling weight and cost savings through optimized designs...

Articles: Materials

South West Metal Finishing has been working on an additive manufacturing surface treatment process for the last three years and believes it could be the future choice of aircraft...

Application Briefs: Defense
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Valencia, CA
1-888-311-1017
www.stratasysdirect.com

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., was recently chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed...

Articles: Aerospace

In recent years there has been a trend towards the wider use of COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) equipment in space missions. This trend has been mainly driven by the...