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Indaero in Business With Multiple Airbus Suppliers Thanks to Stratasys Tooling Solution

Stratasys Fortus 450mc Indaero light printed tool

Stratasys Ltd. announced that Spanish aerospace and engineering company, Indaero, has secured new business with several Tier 1 and Tier 2 Airbus suppliers following the use of Stratasys FDM 3D printing for the production of complex tools. Spanish aerospace engineering and production specialist, Indaero, manufactures aircraft panels for key customers …

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TuPOD Windform XT 2.0 3D Printed TubeSat Deployer Successfully Completes Mission

Small satellites provide a responsive alternative to larger, more expensive satellites. As demand grows, engineers must adapt these “nanosatellites” or CubeSats to provide new achievements and goals. One of these achievements is deploying a TubeSat from the International Space Station (ISS). TubeSats are cylindrical and are not compatible with normal …

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Arconic and Airbus Sign Multi-Year Cooperative Research Agreement

Arconic signed a multi-year cooperative research agreement with Airbus to advance metal 3D printing for aircraft manufacturing. Together, the companies will develop customized processes and parameters to produce and qualify large, structural 3D printed components, such as pylon spars and rib structures, up to approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in length. The deal …

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GE Additive Acquire GeonX to Boost Software Simulation

GE Additive has acquired GeonX, a privately-owned developer of simulation software. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Headquarted in Belgium, GeonX provides software for engineers when developing new products, to simulate additive manufacturing, welding, machining and heat treatment processes in various industries such as aerospace, automotive and energy. …

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HRL Tells All About Ceramics AM Development for NASA and Commercial Space Apps

For more than 60 years, HRL’s scientists and engineers have been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research, providing real-world technology solutions, and advancing the state of the art. The firm continues to be recognized as one of the world’s premier physical science and engineering research laboratories. Research collaborations with …

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Sintavia Obtains AS9100 Revision D Certification for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Sintavia, LLC, a global independent leader for metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) services, has received AS9100 Revision D certification. By meeting these new requirements, Sintavia will improve its quality system by including, among other things, risk-based thinking and maintaining organizational knowledge. “New requirements were added to the standard,” said Doug Hedges, …

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Helicopter Part Made from 3D Printed PSU Mold

A cooperative effort between Thermwood Corporation, Applied Composite Engineering (ACE), Techmer PM and Purdue University’s Composites Manufacturing and Simulation Center has produced a composite helicopter part using a 3D Printed Polysulfone (PSU) mold. The Details The mold was printed from Techmer supplied carbon fiber reinforced material and trimmed on Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) machine. ACE …

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IN(3D)USTRY 2017 Top Speakers on AM Solutions Draw Large Audiences at Industry Week

Organizing a show in the midst of political turmoil is challenging, doing it through one of the biggest political events to shake Southern Europe in recent years – the potential secession of the Catalunya region from Spain – could seem impossible and yet IN(3D)USTRY 2017 was highly successful with a …

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