3D printing aviation

$9 Million Awarded to Four-Year GE Global Research Program for 3D Printing New and Replacement Naval Parts

$9 Million Awarded to Four-Year GE Global Research Program for 3D Printing New and Replacement Naval Parts

Increasingly, no matter if the need is automotive or defense, service centers and repair shops are adopting the capability to 3D print replacement parts on-demand. This is especially helpful in replacing legacy manufacturing processes to fabricate parts that are too old to be in stock anymore. This week, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), which […]

Increasingly, no matter if the need is automotive or defense, service centers and repair shops are adopting the capability to 3D print replacement parts on-demand. This is especially helpful in replacing legacy manufacturing processes to fabricate parts that are too...
FITNIK Joint Venture Launches Operations to Open Up Russian 3D Printing Market in Aerospace Industry

FITNIK Joint Venture Launches Operations to Open Up Russian 3D Printing Market in Aerospace Industry

The worldwide aerospace industry has been taking off in terms of its adoption of 3D printing – the technology can be used to make aircraft components more repeatable, and lightweight, which is good when you’re flying at 30,000 feet. FIT AG, a German provider of rapid prototyping and additive design and manufacturing (ADM) services, has been increasing […]

The worldwide aerospace industry has been taking off in terms of its adoption of 3D printing – the technology can be used to make aircraft components more repeatable, and lightweight, which is good when you’re flying at 30,000 feet. FIT AG, a German...
South African Defense Company Using Digital Manufacturing and 3D Printing to Build Surveillance and Attack Aircraft

South African Defense Company Using Digital Manufacturing and 3D Printing to Build Surveillance and Attack Aircraft

Over the last few years, more and more 3D printing innovations have been coming out of South Africa, like the country’s first platinum 3D print. The technology also has its uses in the country’s defense sector, as the South African Air Force (SAAF) uses 3D printing to keep on top of things, even under a strict budget. South […]

Over the last few years, more and more 3D printing innovations have been coming out of South Africa, like the country’s first platinum 3D print. The technology also has its uses in the country’s defense sector, as the South African Air Force (SAAF) uses 3D...
FIT AG Begins Joint Venture to Open Up the Additive Manufacturing Market in Russia

FIT AG Begins Joint Venture to Open Up the Additive Manufacturing Market in Russia

Back in 2015, Germany-based FIT AG invested €20 million to build a new dedicated facility in its home country, which was finally inaugurated this summer. Two years later, the company established a new subsidiary called FIT Additive S.R.L. in Romania, and made the decision to expand its activities to the US this April. Now, the technology innovator has its […]

Back in 2015, Germany-based FIT AG invested €20 million to build a new dedicated facility in its home country, which was finally inaugurated this summer. Two years later, the company established a new subsidiary called FIT Additive S.R.L. in Romania, and made the...
NIAR Increases Capabilities with New Metal 3D Printer, Industrial X-Ray CT

NIAR Increases Capabilities with New Metal 3D Printer, Industrial X-Ray CT

This spring, 3DPrint.com was on site when Airbus and Dassault Systèmes became official residents of the Innovation Campus at Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, with a combined goal of innovation in the aerospace field. The grand opening marked a big step forward in a shared vision that began when Dassault first formed a partnership […]

This spring, 3DPrint.com was on site when Airbus and Dassault Systèmes became official residents of the Innovation Campus at Wichita State University (WSU) in Kansas, with a combined goal of innovation in the aerospace field. The grand opening marked a big step...
Looking for 3D Printed and Industry 4.0 Solutions: Third Cycle of Dubai Future Accelerators Officially Launched

Looking for 3D Printed and Industry 4.0 Solutions: Third Cycle of Dubai Future Accelerators Officially Launched

About a year ago, the biggest accelerator initiative in the world was launched in an area seeking to become the 3D printing capital of the world – the Dubai Future Accelerators program. The program is run by the Dubai Future Foundation, which is of course housed in the city-state’s 3D printed Office of the Future, […]

About a year ago, the biggest accelerator initiative in the world was launched in an area seeking to become the 3D printing capital of the world – the Dubai Future Accelerators program. The program is run by the Dubai Future Foundation, which is of course housed...
Dassault Systèmes Partners with Airbus APWorks to Advance 3D Printing for Production in Aerospace & Defense Industry

Dassault Systèmes Partners with Airbus APWorks to Advance 3D Printing for Production in Aerospace & Defense Industry

Dassault Systèmes‘ 3DEXPERIENCE platform has been leveraged by a variety of clients across a range of industries, from shipbuilding to defense and more. One notable client is the Airbus Group, which has taken advantage of Dassault’s Co-Design to Target solution for their additive manufacturing program. Now, an Airbus subsidiary is partnering with Dassault to further develop […]

Dassault Systèmes‘ 3DEXPERIENCE platform has been leveraged by a variety of clients across a range of industries, from shipbuilding to defense and more. One notable client is the Airbus Group, which has taken advantage of Dassault’s Co-Design to...
China's First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

China's First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month, the first large Chinese commercial passenger jet, featuring 3D printed parts, […]

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month,...
Inholland University Aviation Students Use the Ultimaker 2+ to Perfect 3D Printed Rockets

Inholland University Aviation Students Use the Ultimaker 2+ to Perfect 3D Printed Rockets

3D printing offers a wide range of benefits, from the production of lightweight and quality parts to speed, affordability, and the opportunity to work in a self-sustained fashion, often cutting out the middleman. While most of these benefits also apply to design projects being produced in schools, the technology—now available in many learning institutions at all […]

3D printing offers a wide range of benefits, from the production of lightweight and quality parts to speed, affordability, and the opportunity to work in a self-sustained fashion, often cutting out the middleman. While most of these benefits also apply to design...
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