Aerospace 3D Printing

3D Printing News Briefs, January 28, 2023: Bronze-Steel Alloys, 3D Printing on Textiles, & More

We’re starting with research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as a research team based out of China developed a new approach for 3D printing hydrogel-based electronics. Also, researchers in…

Northrop Grumman Brings Carbon Fiber 3D Printing to the Hypersonics Arms Race

The U.S. is in the midst of a hypersonics arms race. Craft traveling five times or more the speed of sound in a guided way could change warfare. In a…

IperionX Wins US Air Force Challenge to Turn Titanium Scrap into 3D Printing Metal

IperionX, a Charlotte-based mining company that manufacturers titanium powders for additive manufacturing (AM), announced that it has won the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Grand Challenge #4 contract for titanium…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 4, 2023: Heat Treatment, Microscale 3D Printer, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Amaero International announced a partnership for 3D printing and powder production in Abu Dhabi, and a new heat treatment out of MIT enables the…

3DPOD Episode 135: Performance 3D Printing Services with Bob Markley, ADDMAN Group

Bob Markley, Executive Vice President at additive manufacturing provider ADDMAN Group, has had an eventful journey in 3D printing. In this episode of the 3DPOD, he discusses the route to…

Incodema3D Adds 16th Metal 3D Printer from EOS

EOS is a Gold Sponsor at the Additive Manufacturing Strategies business summit in New York City on February 7-9, 2023, hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis. Register for the event…

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L3Harris to Acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne in $4.7B Deal

Florida-based security technology provider L3Harris (NYSE: LHX) has agreed to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), a manufacturer of rocket engines and motors for the aerospace and defense industries. Expected to…

Maine Air National Guard 3D Prints Aircraft Repair Training Aids with Essentium Platform

Essentium Inc., an Austin-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specializing in extrusion additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, announced that the Maine Air National Guard employs the company’s High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 180…

Boom Supersonic Unveils Symphony 3D Printed Engine for Overture Jet, Announces Partners

Boom Supersonic, a Denver-based aerospace startup, has announced that it is using additive manufacturing (AM) to develop its own engine for the company’s currently-in-progress Overture supersonic passenger airliner. Boom is…

Lockheed Martin Invests in Fortify for Electronics 3D Printing

Fortify, an additive manufacturing (AM) startup specializing in developing materials and production processes for printed electronics, announced that the company has received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures, the…

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3DPOD Episode 133: Space 3D Printing with Paul Gradl, NASA Principal Engineer

In this week’s episode of the 3DPOD, we have Paul Gradl, a principal engineer in the Combustion Devices Design and Development Branch at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. This is…

AM Forward: Lockheed Martin Taps Sintavia for Metal 3D Printing

On May 2022, President Joe Biden joined five large U.S. manufacturers to announce the launch of AM Forward, an alliance to help smaller domestic suppliers increase their use of 3D…

SPEE3D’s Metal 3D Printing Poised for 2023 Breakout

SPEE3D isn’t planning on doing its own missions to space any time soon. Its CEO, Byron Kennedy, was quick to point this out when I asked about the company’s recently…

Elementum 3D to Develop Alloys for SLM Solutions 12-Laser Metal 3D Printer

A powerful combination between innovation and the emergence of additive manufacturing has increased the demand for high-quality material alloys. 3D printing has become a powerful tool for making geometrically complex…

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Hypersonic Engine with 3D Printed Parts Achieves Key Milestone in Hypersonic Flight

Hypersonic aircraft startup Hermeus has set a new milestone as Chimera, its flagship turbine-based cycle engine, demonstrated it can successfully transition from turbojet to ramjet. Such a transition allows reusable…

ICAM 2022: Rising 3D Printing Standards Send Market Signals

As the global additive manufacturing (AM) sector frantically prepared for the sumptuous bazaar that is Formnext, the future of AM was already starkly on display at the smaller, quieter, yet…

MT Aerospace & AddUp Continue Qualifying Applications for DED 3D Printing

Metal OEM AddUp, a joint venture by Michelin and Fives, offers both powder bed fusion (PBF) and directed energy deposition (DED) 3D printers. Based in France, the company’s North American…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 12, 2022: Composites, Bioprinted Breast Tumors, & More

Business, aerospace, bioprinting, and more are on the agenda for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! APG adopted Tritone’s MoldJet Technology, Austal USA is overseeing an AM Center of Excellence in…

Laser Wars: SLM Solutions Announces Order for Massive NXG XII 600E Metal 3D Printer

SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) previously announced that it would collaborate with military research organization Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) to build a large metal printer for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The resulting…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 5, 2022: Recycled Titanium, Titanium Implants & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we have plenty of additive manufacturing facility news from IperionX, Boeing, and GKN Aerospace. Moving on, GA-ASI continues its AM work with Conflux, and…

EPlus3D Launches Possibly World’s Largest PBF Metal 3D Printer with Nine Lasers

So far in Q4, one of the main themes for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in China’s additive manufacturing (AM) sector is an increasing emphasis on large-format, multi-laser metal platforms. EPlus3D…

U.K.’s Royal Air Force Buys Wayland Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer

Now that the U.K. has gotten its own electron beam powder bed fusion (E-PBF) system manufacturer, it was time that the Royal Air Force (RAF) get its hands on it….

NAMIC Global AM Summit Drives Singapore’s Unique 3D Printing Opportunities

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) 3D printing conference in Singapore kicked off with a full two-day program that represents NAMIC’s first in-person conference in two years. Ahead of…

Laser Wars: Xi’an Bright Laser Announces 12-Laser Metal 3D Printer

Last month, Xi’an Bright Laser Tech (BLT), a metal additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) based in northwest China, announced the launch of its first 12-laser machine, the BLT-S1000….