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3D Printing News Briefs, February 24, 2021: Auburn University, Vector Photonics, Siemens Energy, Omegasonics, Bugatti, Hackaday

We’re starting with some business in 3D Printing News Briefs today, talking about Auburn University’s Additive Manufacturing Accelerator and Vector Photonics leading the BLOODLINE consortium, which I promise isn’t as…

U.S. Energy Department Awards QuesTek $1.2M for Ultra-high Temperature 3D Printing Metals

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) awarded a $1.2 million grant to high-performance materials developer QuesTek Innovations. The funds will be used to design and…

Air Force Awards Optomec $1M for High Volume 3D Printing Repair of Turbines

Optomec, a leading provider of additive manufacturing repair solutions, has won a $1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce a system for the refurbishment of turbine engine…

Gas Industry Gets ROI Calculator for Repairing 3D Printed Turbine Parts

Production-grade 3D printing solutions supplier Optomec is well-known for its patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics and LENS printers, using DED technology, for making high value metal parts. In…

Siemens Advancing Additive Manufacturing: Exclusive Interview, Part Two – Providing Services

Germany-based Siemens has been working with 3D printing in its global operations for some time now, integrating the technology across a variety of its businesses and developing significant familiarity with…

Siemens Advancing Additive Manufacturing: Exclusive Interview, Part One – Leveraging Expertise

As additive manufacturing continues to make its way into real-world applications throughout a variety of industry sectors, major multinational corporations are increasingly adopting and developing expertise in the technology. Industrial…

Siemens Wins ASME Award for 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades

Toward the beginning of this year, Siemens made history when it successfully tested fully 3D printed gas turbine blades for the first time ever. Now the company is being officially recognized…

More Funds Awarded to University of Pittsburgh for Research Improving Gas Turbines with 3D Printing

There have been plenty of 3D printing research projects in terms of developing materials and products that can hold up under high temperatures, such as boron nitride nanotubes, 3D printer nozzles…

Siemens Engineers Successfully Test New 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades, Manufactured at Siemens-Owned Materials Solutions

Back in 2015, German engineering group Siemens formalized a strategic investment package with UK-based Materials Solutions, an additive manufacturing specialist in nickel superalloy components for gas turbines, as well as specialist…