aerospace 3d printing

Italian Firm ZARE Cuts Manufacturing Costs 50 Percent with Stratasys 3D Printing Technology

Following 50 years in the field of precision mechanics, Italian firm ZARE Prototyping became an independent rapid prototyping service provider back in 2009. Now with an array of machines for metal…

Lockheed Martin Hopes to 3D Print Titanium Spacecraft Fuel Tanks In-House

In the Sciaky additive manufacturing process, the hemispherical halves of tanks are built layer by layer as spools of titanium wire spin and provide material. As a result of using the…

Stratasys 3D Printers Helping to Launch Rockets into Space

One of my favorite aspects of writing about technology like 3D printing is watching how many different types of industries find uses for it. Over the years I’ve seen 3D printers…

UK Collaborative Research Agreement TiPOW to Examine Titanium Aerospace AM Materials

One of the hottest areas of research in the additive manufacturing field is metal materials. With focus especially on creating usable parts for industries like aerospace, investment into research is…

French Helicopter Manufacturer Turbomeca to Begin 3D Printing Aerospace Components at Bordes Facility

It’s no secret that the French know how to take their time and produce a quality product, without ever settling for less. Not only is that an enviable trait to…

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Titanium 3D Printed Satellite Propulsion System Almost Ready For Space

It’s a satellite propulsion system that includes four miniature rocket engines and feed system components, a 3D printed titanium piston, a propellant tank and a pressurant tank. The MPS-120 is…

5 Potential Future Applications of 3D Printing Within the Aerospace Industry

Like many industries, the aerospace industry is increasingly adopting 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies to develop aircraft parts in the pursuit of trimming down manufacturing costs. As a matter…

3D Systems Expands Their Presence in The Aerospace Industry With 2 New Acquisitions

One of the primary beneficiaries, thus far from additive manufacturing, has been that of the aerospace industry. The ability for companies to manufacture incredibly complex parts, reduce the weight of…