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AMS 2020: Keynote Presentations on 3D Printing in Metal and Medical Industries

For the second year running, and its third year total, 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis have brought the Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit to Boston. With a theme of “The Business of…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2019

We’re getting the business out of the way first, then moving on to awards and rewards in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. CECIMO has expressed its approval of…

Rolls-Royce Reveals Demonstrator Engine with 3D Printed Components

Rolls-Royce has introduced a new technology demonstrator engine called the Advance3. The engine incorporates a total of about 20,000 parts, and has achieved more than 100 hours of testing. Several…

One-Third of GE Aviation’s New Turboprop Engine Will Consist of 3D Printed Metal Components

A new entry from GE Reports breaks down how 3D printing technology is responsible for a new era in the field of aircraft design, and GE Aviation has been along on…

Metal 3D Printing Speeds Product Development for Engine Parts Production

About one year ago, Desktop Metal, headquartered in Massachusetts, introduced its highly anticipated metal 3D printers, the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System, to the masses….

NASA Develops New 3D Printing Method for Fabricating Rocket Engine Nozzles

Rocket engine nozzles are complex and expensive to manufacture, due to the fact that they operate in extreme temperatures and pressures from the combustion process. Additive manufacturing, however, like with…

3D Printing Helps Formula SAE Car Stay on Track

From steering wheels and dashboards to air intakes, 3D printing technology has come into play for many Formula SAE teams looking to improve their race cars. In a new case…

Formlabs Showcasing New 3D Printing Resins and Mass Customization Solutions at CES 2018

Multiple announcements of new 3D printers and products continue to roll in ahead of CES 2018, which opens tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Boston-based 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs…

GE Aviation Completes Successful Tests of FATE Engine and T901 Engine Prototype, Both Featuring 3D Printed Components

Back in 2015, GE Aviation began utilizing additive manufacturing technology in the retrofitting of hundreds of GE90 jet engines with 3D printed sensor housings. Fast forward a little, and the company…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 22, 2017

We’re talking about everything from business and 3D printing materials to outer space in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Using a new digital platform, thyssenkrupp has connected all of the machines…

Up Close and Personal with GE’s 3D Printed Advanced Turboprop Engine

We’ve heard a lot about GE’s in-progress 3D printed turboprop engine, which was first announced a year ago. The engine, which will contain multiple titanium and steel 3D printed parts,…

A Busy Week for GKN Aerospace: Agreements for Metal Additive Manufacturing, Testing 3D Printed Components

It’s been a news-heavy week for several companies, and GKN Aerospace is no exception. This week, the company announced that it has signed a five-year research agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory…

International Paris Air Show: Safran Announces First EASA Certification for 3D Printed Auxiliary Power Unit Part

French aerospace firm Safran Power Units, which is part of the international high-technology group Safran, specializes in designing and manufacturing power systems for civil and military aerospace. Specifically, its business…

GE Aviation Expands Michigan Footprint by Opening Brilliant Factory with 3D Printing Capabilities in Muskegon

There was a sense of celebration in Muskegon earlier this week as GE Aviation held the grand opening for its newest Brilliant Factory in the Michigan town. The 35,000-square-foot factory is…

3D Scanning and 3D Printing Get Century-Old Delage Type-S Grand Prix Car Back on the Road

It might seem that if you’ve already managed to get over a century out of your car, that you should just be grateful and willing to move along when it…

Metal Additive Manufacturing Helps Renault Trucks Reduce Weight of 4-Cylinder Engine by 25% Using 3D Printed Components

In spring of 2015, 3D artist and designer Bernhard Bauer used Blender to 3D model, from scratch, and 3D print a 1:14 scale Renault delivery truck replica for one of…

Rocket Crafters, Inc. Granted Patent for 3D Printed Fuel Grains for Hybrid Rockets

We’ve heard a lot about 3D printed rockets and rocket components over the last few years, thanks largely to NASA’s ongoing efforts to create the first fully 3D printed rocket…

NASA Fires Up 3D Printed Rocket Engine for Latest Series of Tests

While many people may be ringing in the New Year with some sort of (hopefully legal) fireworks this coming weekend, no one’s display will beat that of NASA, which is…

Aston Martin to Use 3D Printing for Its Most Powerful Engine Yet

Grainger & Worrall (GW), an engineering company and automotive castings specialist, has secured a contract with luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to manufacture engine blocks of Aston Martin’s DB11 using…

Rolls-Royce to Get Largest-Ever 3D Printed Component Off the Ground, Flight-Testing Engine Later This Year

Large-scale 3D printed components are now getting ever larger in scale — and in terms of ambition. Later this year, Rolls-Royce — that multi-faceted company perhaps most widely known for…