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US Army Engineers 3D Print 512 Square-foot Concrete B-Hut Structure for ACES Program

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois, has successfully three-dimensionally printed a 512 square-foot concrete structure. The structure, called a barracks hut or B-Hut, was printed as a result of a three year Army Program called ACES, “Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures.” It uses an additive manufacturing process to …

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SmarTech Issues First Ever Report on UAV Additive Manufacturing, Market to Top $2.3 Billion by 2027

SmarTech Publishing, the leading industry analyst firm in the 3DP/ additive manufacturing market has issued a new report titled, “Additive Manufacturing for the Drone/UAV Industry”.  In this report the firm projects that the yearly value of UAV additive manufacturing for parts will reach $1.9 billion, driving over $400 million in yearly sales …

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GKN and SAAB Ramp Up Production of In-Flight 3D Printed Components

GKN Aerospace and Saab are celebrating one year of collaboration in additive manufacturing. The partnership between GKN and Saab has already resulted in the delivery and certification of AM components now flying on Saab aircraft. The partnership with Saab has focused on metallic powder bed technology, delivered from GKN’s center …

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United Technologies to Build $75 Million Additive Manufacturing Facility

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the global innovation arm of United Technologies Corp, today unveiled its new and expanded $60 million state-of-the-art “innovation hub” on its East Hartford campus. This research and development facility will enhance global innovation at UTC and its businesses as they create the future. The company …

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