Category Archives: GE

U.S. Navy awards GE $9 million for metal 3D printing digital twin

With an award of $9 million over the next four years, GE Global Research is to develop a process for creating 1:1 scale twin digital models of metal 3D printed parts for the U.S. Navy. According to recent estimates, the Navy will depend upon approximately 1,000 3D printed parts by the end of 2018. Through the […]

Manufacturing Technologies Association launches 2018 Technology Design and Innovation Challenge

The UK’s Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has launched their annual competition for D&T and engineering students. The 2018 Technology Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge is sponsored by Close Brothers, a UK merchant banking group. Based in London, the MTA is the UK’s trade association for companies in the manufacturing technology sector. The association’s flagship competition […]

Metal 3D printing makes the cut in MIT Tech Review’s top ten tech list

Metal 3D printing is listed as one of the top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2018 by the MIT Technology Review, the online and in-print magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The list has been curated by Tech Review editors since 2001, and previously featured (in 2016 and 2017) the emergence of gene editing, alongside […]

Oerlikon and Boeing partner to bring 3D printed standard to aerospace

Swiss listed technology group Oerlikon (SWX:OERL) has signed a five year metal 3D printing collaboration agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing (NYSE: BA). Under the terms of the agreement, the two partners will focus on creating standard means of additively manufacturing titanium aircraft parts, that meet flight requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the […]

Oerlikon and Boeing partner to bring 3D printed standard to aerospace

Swiss listed technology group Oerlikon (SWX:OERL) has signed a five year metal 3D printing collaboration agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing (NYSE: BA). Under the terms of the agreement, the two partners will focus on creating standard means of additively manufacturing titanium aircraft parts, that meet flight requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the […]

Dassault Systèmes launches 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace for on-demand manufacturing

One of the themes at this month’s SOLIDWORKS World 2018, was the growing eco-system around 3D printing. Bolstering the adoption of advanced manufacturing, Dassault Systèmes used SWW18 to launch the 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace. Marketplace is part of the 3DEXEPERIENCE platform and connects 50 digital manufacturers with customers who require objects on demand. The platform encompasses all means of […]

The 3D Printing Magic is back at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 – Part One

3D printing at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 has taken front and center of the main stage in LA this week. Major announcements include 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Make and three separate pieces of additive news on day two from 3D Systems, Nano Dimension and Desktop Metal. On the show floor, I caught up with some of the other […]

In Kürze: EOS erweitert Kapazitäten, Arcam Börsenabgang, Aurora Labs & CSIRO

EOS erweitert Produktionskapazitäten für 3D-Drucker EOS hat die Produktion seiner Systeme von Krailling nach Maisach, westlich von München, verlagert und dabei seine Kapazitäten erweitert. Auf einer Fläche von 9.000 Quadratmeter können bis zu 1.000 Systeme pro Jahr hergestellt werden. EOS kommt damit der verstärkten Nachfrage seiner industriellen 3D-Drucker nach. Gleichzeitig kann das Unternehmen auf Basis […]

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Forecast says Asia Pacific to spend $3.6 billion on 3D printing in next 3 years

The market for additive manufacturing is growing. As we saw earlier this month, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has updated its Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide, predicting that the market-wide spending for 3D printing this year will rise to $12 billion around the world. To give further insight, the IDC has now released a […]

Metal 3D printer uses cold spray to make better motors

A new metal 3D printer developed by scientists at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has created high-performance magnets using cold spray additive manufacturing. The 3D printed magnets, manufactured by Fabrice Bernier and Jean-Michel Lamarre at the NRC laboratory in Boucherville, Quebec, will be used to enhance the design of electric motors. 3D printing […]