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EOS and Materialise Qualify Flight Ready Polymer Sintered Parts for Airbus

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has qualified EOS’ PA 2241 FR flame retardant polyamide 12 material for Airbus. From now on, under Airbus Process Specification AIPS 03-07-022, Airbus or its suppliers can…

3D Printing Financials: Stratasys Regains Momentum with 3D Printing Sales Increase

As several national economies rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, 3D printing companies are getting ready for greater demand for advanced manufacturing technologies. Thanks to an inherent demand-driven approach, additive manufacturing…

Bassetti Buys 3D Printing MES 3DTrust

It’s a busy M&A year and, now, an especially busy one for additive manufacturing (AM) manufacturing execution system (MES) software, as Bassetti buys 3DTrust. At the same time, Materialise bought…

Airbus Wants Stratasys to Make More 3D Printed Parts for Its Planes 

Since it was first introduced in 2013, the Airbus‘ A350 XWB (extra wide body) passenger airliner has incorporated 3D printed parts. Through a collaboration with Stratasys, the pioneering aerospace giant…

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Formnext Connect: Aerospace 3D Printing Remains Resilient

This year’s digital edition of Formnext managed to gather the additive manufacturing (AM) community in an unprecedented event. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the leading exhibition transformed into a…

Formula 1 & FIA Approval of APWORKS Scalmalloy Metal 3D Printing Material

Numerous automotive manufacturers have become well-known for the use of AM processes, but innovations within the racing realm have been particularly impressive and exciting. Now, new metal has been approved…

Artemis Program: Airbus to Build Third Module for Orion Moon Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) continue working together on what is considered a modern-day version of the Apollo program. Better known as…

Titomic Signs Agreement with Airbus to Make 3D Printed Metal Demonstrator Parts

Global aerospace leader Airbus develops, creates, and delivers innovative solutions in the commercial aircraft, defense, helicopter, space, and security sectors, and has long been a champion of using additive manufacturing…

Airbus Subsidiary Uses Full-Color Multi Jet Fusion for Maintenance Tooling

Among the most exciting aspects of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology when initially unveiled was the ability to 3D print functional objects in a full range of color. Though…

GKN Aerospace to Open Latest Additive Industries Process and Application Centre Close to Bristol, UK

GKN Aerospace is just one aspect of the powerhouse of manufacturing activity emanating from GKN—a company rich in history—with origins founded as far back as the 1700s. Overall, GKN presents…

Boeing 777x Takes First Flight with over 600 3D-Printed Parts

Sunday saw the maiden flight of the Boeing 777X, marking an important date in the history of 3D printing for the twin GE9X engines driving the aircraft. Each GE9X features…

Tuskegee University Selected by NASA to Advance Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

The aerospace industry is a trendsetter when it comes to manufacturing. It is a major industry that evolved its expertise into lighter material, efficient engines and overall safer machines. Leveraging…

Airbus and Local Motors Create Startup to 3D Print For Ground and Air Mobility

Airbus and Local Motors Industries (LMI) a digital vehicle manufacturer, recently partnered to create Neorizon, a micro-factory that hopes to build products at unprecedented speeds through co-creation and cutting-edge technology….

3D Printing News Briefs: August 16, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and ending with an upcoming event. The Rapid Application Group has earned an important industry certification, and GE Additive…

Sciaky Joins R&D Initiative to Combine Traditional Metallurgy with Wirefed Metal 3D Printing Techniques

Metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., well known for its extremely popular Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process, just announced that it has entered into a research and development initiative…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a couple of stories from the recent Paris Air Show: TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in GE Additive technology, and ARMOR explained…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 24, 2019

We’re starting out with some business news today, and then moving on to education, before highlighting a heartwarming story with a 3D printing element. First, CRP Technology is adding a…

Premium AEROTEC 3D Printing Serially Produced Parts For All Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

German aviation technology company Premium Aerotec has been making 3D printed aerospace parts for a few years now. Since 2016 they’ve been producing 3D printed parts for the A400M. The company…

Airbus & Farsoon Technologies in Collaboration to Develop High-Performance Polymers for Additive Manufacturing

European aerospace giant Airbus ( via its Beijing Engineering Centre Co., LTD subsidiary) and China-headquartered Farsoon Technologies have just announced they will work together in research and design of polymer…

Airbus Chooses Ultimaker 3D Printers for Desktop Use in European Facilities

As a pioneer in the aerospace industry, the Airbus has used 3D Printing in creating parts for flight controllers, cabin parts, helicopter parts, along with combining robotics in other collaborations—of which…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 20, 2018

We’re starting with some information about a couple of upcoming shows in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some business and aerospace news. Sinterit is bringing its newly launched…

Airbus Helicopters Turns to German RepRap x400 3D Printer Again for 3D Printed Component

In order to validate the design of an important new component, while also saving on development costs, Airbus Helicopters is yet again turning to industrial 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap for…

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon fiber…

Airbus Helicopters Beginning Serial Production of 3D Printed Door Latch Shafts for A350 Passenger Aircraft

Helicopters can perform tasks that other aircraft are not able to, with applications in fields such as construction, law enforcement, military, tourism, and transportation. 3D printing parts and components for…