Category Archives: Russia

Russia’s $2.6 billion jet engine to be made using additive manufacturing

The Aviadvigatel PD-35 is Russia’s next generation airline jet engine. With a projected budget of 160 billion rubles ($2.6 billion) development of the engine is expected for completion in the next 5 years, and additive manufacturing (or additive technology) is tipped to be an important part of the plan. For the engine’s development, Russian commercial aircraft […]

Baku Conference Will Unveil Azerbaijan’s 3D Printing Potential

By Davide Sher

When has a technology ever developed so rapidly in some many different countries, practically at the same time? 3D printing is already standing out as one of the most peculiar and far reaching technological phenomenon humanity has experienced. In the early age of personal computing, that is in the 70’s and 80’s, innovation took place only in certain nations. With 3D printing, all is different and the technology is already living up to its promise of democratizing manufacturing.

If 3D printing enthusiasm can be measured by shows and dedicated events, Baku, the captain of Azerbaijan, is next in line.…

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When is a Mug not a Mug? When it’s a 3D printed leaflet …. Silly!

By Rachel Park

In fact this is all a bit silly — you couldn’t make it up. Thus, you probably won’t be too surprised to learn that it involves politics, specifically a candidate for election in the Moscow Region district of Sergiyev Posad — one Sergei Pakhomov.
Znak.com reported yesterday how Mr Pakhomov has used 3D printing to open up a loophole in Russian electoral campaign rules. The rules clear state that the giving of gifts — mugs, pens, bags etc that sort of thing— to voters is strictly prohibited.…

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