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Rolls Royce Chooses SLM Solutions’ SLM 500 Quad-Laser for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Processes

Rolls Royce continues their foray into additive manufacturing on an even larger scale, selecting the SLM Solutions’ SLM®500 quad-laser machine, furthering progressive production; however, these parts are not meant for…

Rolls-Royce Reveals Demonstrator Engine with 3D Printed Components

Rolls-Royce has introduced a new technology demonstrator engine called the Advance3. The engine incorporates a total of about 20,000 parts, and has achieved more than 100 hours of testing. Several…

3D Printing Helps in Creation of Gromit Statues for Bristol Children’s Hospital Fundraising

If you haven’t seen Wallace and Gromit in action, I’ll wait here so that you can catch up. Go on. There, now that you’re all caught up, you probably feel…

NAMIC Holds Additive Manufacturing Summit, Continues to Build Singapore’s 3D Printing Economy

Singapore has a booming maritime industry, one that has only been enhanced of late by 3D printing. The country has been aggressively pursuing the technology in its marine sector, and…

Aeromet and Partners Continue Development of A20X Aluminum Alloy for 3D Printing

UK-based Aeromet International manufactures aluminum and cast metal parts for the aerospace and defense industries. It has several prominent customers for which it supplies airframe and engine parts such as fuel…

Students Learn Engineering by 3D Printing Functional Jet Engine Model

In July, the winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant were announced, demonstrating an impressive range of talent and ingenuity from students everywhere. One of the Student Grant finalists was…

PyroGenesis Signs NDA with Rolls-Royce for Additive Manufacturing Powders

Over the last few years, industry leader Rolls-Royce plc, which manufactures high performance power systems, has utilized 3D printing technology in its processes numerous times, for applications like jet engine…

Brilliant Flash of Light Lets Scientists Study Structure of 3D Printing Material at Atomic Level to Reduce Defects

Additive manufacturing processes, while amazing and valuable, are not without their flaws, and lots of research has been conducted into how and why defects in 3D printing that can cause…

A*STAR Signs MoU For IIoT Consortium, Launches Tech Access Initiative and Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility

In 2015, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore’s public sector agency for economic research, was focused on advancing 3D bioprinting, and last year it was working to improve…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Gilmour Space Technologies has secured Series A funding to develop its hybrid-engine rockets that use 3D printed fuel, while Oventus Medical signs a manufacturing…

Rolls-Royce Applies 3D Printing Expertise to Allow Pediatric Patients to Drive to Surgery in Style

Many adults find driving to be a tedious task, something that has to be done to get from Point A to Point B but nothing to get particularly excited about….

Rolls-Royce Designers See a Luxurious Future in Personalized, 3D Printed Exteriors

It’s easy to look at a 3D printer and think to yourself that it’s amazing how this technology can blow our minds on a continual basis, as we see a…

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Now Has More Than 10,000 3D Printed Parts, BMW Looks to Expand Use Across Entire Line of Cars

With more than 25 years of using 3D printing technology, there probably isn’t a global automotive manufacturer that has pushed the limits of using additive manufacturing applications than the BMW…

Aurora Flight Sciences Demonstrates Capabilities of Their 3D Printed, Hovering Aircraft

There are pros and cons to both helicopters and airplanes. For many military applications, helicopters have obvious advantages in that they can land and take off from anywhere without needing…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — December 5, 2015

December 3rd was 3D Hubs’ Global #3DPrintingDay, and when you consider that over 350 cities participated across the world, we are reminded again what an international impact 3D printing has…

Rolls-Royce Flies Their Most Powerful Jet Engine Ever Made Thanks to 3D Printing

As one of the leading manufacturers of jet engines in the world, Rolls-Royce is one of a handful of industry leaders who have been responsible for more companies adopting 3D…

Rolls-Royce to Get Largest-Ever 3D Printed Component Off the Ground, Flight-Testing Engine Later This Year

Large-scale 3D printed components are now getting ever larger in scale — and in terms of ambition. Later this year, Rolls-Royce — that multi-faceted company perhaps most widely known for…