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Lockheed Martin 3D Prints Large Titanium Domes for Satellite Fuel Tanks

Lockheed Martin 3D Prints Large Titanium Domes for Satellite Fuel Tanks

Global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has made many significant contributions to its industry through the use of 3D printing, from propulsion tanks and spacecraft parts to missile components and fuel tanks. The company, which received three Edison Awards this year for ground-breaking innovations in autonomy, directed energy, and satellite technology, has been invested […]

Global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has made many significant contributions to its industry through the use of 3D printing, from propulsion tanks and spacecraft parts to missile components and fuel tanks. The company, which received three Edison...
World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Internal Combustion Engine Features in Student Team’s Shell Eco-marathon Car

World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Internal Combustion Engine Features in Student Team’s Shell Eco-marathon Car

The Shell Eco-marathon, which holds competitions each year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, invites innovative students from around the world to compete by developing the most energy-efficient cars they can, and stimulate important conversations about how we can responsibly meet the needs of our world. This marathon, while still a race, focuses more on […]

The Shell Eco-marathon, which holds competitions each year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, invites innovative students from around the world to compete by developing the most energy-efficient cars they can, and stimulate important conversations about how we can...
Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world to Dasher, its first fully electric vessel, at the 47th Newport International Boat […]

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world...
Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to come together and discuss the issues that manufacturers were having with additive manufacturing – because there was no set way to prove that 3D printed […]

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to come together and discuss the issues that...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 7, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 7, 2017

Happy July! We’ve got a lot of news for you today in this week’s only edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, covering everything from 3D printers and hackathons to business and politics, so get ready. Sculpteo is now offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology, while ARRK has installed a 3D Systems printer and NVBOTS is […]

Happy July! We’ve got a lot of news for you today in this week’s only edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, covering everything from 3D printers and hackathons to business and politics, so get ready. Sculpteo is now offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion...
3D Printing Partnerships Dominate News from Norsk Titanium

3D Printing Partnerships Dominate News from Norsk Titanium

There are few companies that have been busier lately than Norsk Titanium. In the last few days, the additive manufacturing company and creator of Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) technology made a slew of announcements, most of them relating to partnerships advancing the use of RPD technology in the aerospace and other industries. Let’s take a […]

There are few companies that have been busier lately than Norsk Titanium. In the last few days, the additive manufacturing company and creator of Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) technology made a slew of announcements, most of them relating to partnerships advancing the...
Space Systems Loral Launches a New Satellite and a New Era of Manufacturing With Partially 3D Printed JCSAT-110A

Space Systems Loral Launches a New Satellite and a New Era of Manufacturing With Partially 3D Printed JCSAT-110A

JCSAT-110A, formerly known as JCSAT-15, was launched into space in December 2016 at the request of Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, a leading satellite operator responsible for most of the country’s paid broadcasting and satellite communication services. The original JCSAT-110 was getting old, so the new satellite was designed to replace it and is expected […]

JCSAT-110A, formerly known as JCSAT-15, was launched into space in December 2016 at the request of Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, a leading satellite operator responsible for most of the country’s paid broadcasting and satellite communication...
South Africa’s Giant Aeroswift 3D Printer Gearing Up for Commercial Production

South Africa’s Giant Aeroswift 3D Printer Gearing Up for Commercial Production

3D printing technology has been on the rise in South Africa recently, and while the country isn’t one of the most commonly talked-about in the industry, South Africa has been working on some advanced 3D printing applications for years. In 2011, a government-backed project called Aeroswift was launched in collaboration between aviation manufacturing solutions provider […]

3D printing technology has been on the rise in South Africa recently, and while the country isn’t one of the most commonly talked-about in the industry, South Africa has been working on some advanced 3D printing applications for years. In 2011, a...
Materialise and Atos Use Metal 3D Printing to Create Next-Generation Spacecraft Component

Materialise and Atos Use Metal 3D Printing to Create Next-Generation Spacecraft Component

Of all the fields that have been impacted by the rise of 3D printing technology, none has been revolutionized quite like the aerospace industry. Industrial-grade additive manufacturing has enabled a number of space companies to create complex components that were impossible with traditional techniques, and has also helped reduce costs and turnaround times. From SpaceX […]

Of all the fields that have been impacted by the rise of 3D printing technology, none has been revolutionized quite like the aerospace industry. Industrial-grade additive manufacturing has enabled a number of space companies to create complex components that were...
3D Printed Titanium Garmin Cycle Mount Allows for Hands-Off Info While Traveling

3D Printed Titanium Garmin Cycle Mount Allows for Hands-Off Info While Traveling

Today it seems everywhere we turn, titanium is being used in place of conventional materials—and 3D printing is being employed over traditional processes. And as we delve further, printing with metal is key for many companies now exploring new ways to make customized components that are stronger and able to hold up to the elements […]

Today it seems everywhere we turn, titanium is being used in place of conventional materials—and 3D printing is being employed over traditional processes. And as we delve further, printing with metal is key for many companies now exploring new ways to make customized...
Thales Alenia Space Looks to Space with Large Qualified 3D Printed Satellite Components and a New Collaboration

Thales Alenia Space Looks to Space with Large Qualified 3D Printed Satellite Components and a New Collaboration

One thing that’s exciting about working in an industry as new and fast-growing as 3D printing is that we’re constantly seeing firsts. First 3D printed glasses, first 3D printed heel bone, first industrial silicone 3D printer – nearly every day there’s a new thing that’s never been seen before, or there’s a record being set somewhere. Right […]

One thing that’s exciting about working in an industry as new and fast-growing as 3D printing is that we’re constantly seeing firsts. First 3D printed glasses, first 3D printed heel bone, first industrial silicone 3D printer – nearly every day...
Carnegie Mellon University Research May Lead to Enhanced Design to Reduce Porosity in 3D Printed Titanium, Leading to Stronger Parts

Carnegie Mellon University Research May Lead to Enhanced Design to Reduce Porosity in 3D Printed Titanium, Leading to Stronger Parts

UPDATE:  We have been informed by a source on behalf of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering and the Next Manufacturing Center that the information originally presented in this article cast the research findings incorrectly and inappropriately. The original source seen on the CMU research, which was released by OpenPR, contained significant inaccuracies and incorrectly attributed research and key […]

UPDATE:  We have been informed by a source on behalf of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering and the Next Manufacturing Center that the information originally presented in this article cast the research findings incorrectly and inappropriately. The...
Alcoa Signs Contract With Airbus, Will Begin Supplying 3D Printed Airplane Components by Mid-2016

Alcoa Signs Contract With Airbus, Will Begin Supplying 3D Printed Airplane Components by Mid-2016

Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa is relatively new to 3D printing, but once they decided to pursue the technology, they pursued it aggressively. The multinational corporation announced their intention to adopt 3D printing at the end of 2014, and less than a year later they had invested nearly $100 million in expansions to accelerate their development of the […]

Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa is relatively new to 3D printing, but once they decided to pursue the technology, they pursued it aggressively. The multinational corporation announced their intention to adopt 3D printing at the end of 2014, and less than a year...
Puris: Leading Global Metallurgists Create Largest Ever Complex 3D Printed Titanium Part

Puris: Leading Global Metallurgists Create Largest Ever Complex 3D Printed Titanium Part

It’s certainly not uncommon in the 3D printing industry–or other sectors that are reaping the rewards of its uses–to hear that history is being made again. From the technology itself that is constantly expanding to countless innovations we learn about nearly every day, the term ‘groundbreaking’ is being redefined continually. Expansion would definitely be a good […]

It’s certainly not uncommon in the 3D printing industry–or other sectors that are reaping the rewards of its uses–to hear that history is being made again. From the technology itself that is constantly expanding to countless innovations we learn about...
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