Category Archives: Pratt & Whitney

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year July 2018

The month of July saw a plethora of partnerships and announcements from the Farnborough International Airshow as well as an abundance of funding for 3D printing startups in New Zealand. Furthermore, the 3D printing industry welcomed a new range of filaments from Amazon, while observing the legal battle between Cody Wilson’s open-source 3D printed firearm […]

Optomec strengthens metal additive manufacturing hold through acquisition of Huffman

Optomec, the American company behind LENS additive manufacturing and Aerosol Jet Printing technology, has acquired Huffman LLC, a CNC and laser cladding machine supplier and service provider from Clover, South Carolina. Though full terms of the acquisition remain undisclosed, Optomec has confirmed that this strategic move seeks to leverage Hoffman’s wealth of experience in the […]

Norsk Titanium, Pratt & Whitney, 3D printed integrally bladed rotor and more aerospace announcements

Aerospace and additive manufacturing news from the Farnborough International Airshow continues with a batch of news from Norsk Titanium. Norsk Titanium, an aerospace additive manufacturing company with headquarters in Norway, alongside a team of aerospace industry specialists, have collaborated to create and test the first additive manufactured integrally bladed rotor (IBR) used within turbine engines. […]

MTU Aero Engines prioritizes additive manufacturing in new department

German aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines has demonstrated its commitment to the future of 3D printing with the launch of a new additive manufacturing department in Munich. The new facility brings together around 30 professionals in engineering, process, operations and design to a single location, optimizing the company’s additive output. 3D printing for mass manufacturing  […]

MTU produziert Serienbauteile für Airbus-Triebwerke mit EOS Systemen

EOS-Technologie ermöglicht wirtschaftliche Fertigung von Triebwerksbauteilen für den Airbus A320neo 15 % weniger Treibstoffverbrauch. Damit Hersteller Airbus den Kunden seines A320neo, eines neuen Kurz- und Mittelstreckenflugzeug, diesen Vorzug bieten kann, müssen vor allem die Antriebe effizienter werden. Der MTU Aero Engines kommt als zentralem Zulieferer des US-Triebwerksherstellers Pratt & Whitney dabei eine Schlüsselrolle zu. Um

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