Category Archives: Rolls Royce

3D printing news Sliced CyBe, Nano Dimension, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Autodesk

In this edition of Sliced, 3D Printing Industry’s news digest, we take a look at the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing sector, 3D printers, software, and material releases, and uncover the potential for constructing 3D printed bamboo gazebos. All this from CyBe, Nano Dimension, Airbus, CRP Technology, Maker’s Muse, Autodesk and more. Business partnerships […]

3D Printing in the automotive industry

3D printing technology was appealing proposition for the automotive industry at an early stage and additive manufacturing is increasing used in the sector. The 2015 Wohlers report states that the motor vehicles constituted 16.1% of the 3D printing market that year. The recent advances in additive manufacturing, allowing for newer designs, reduced lead times, and […]

Reaction Engines raises £26.5 million for 3D printed rocket/jet SABRE propulsion

Boeing and Rolls-Royce have invested £26.5 million (approx. $37.6 million) in Reaction Engines Limited, a UK-based aerospace company working on the 3D printing enabled SABRE engine and future hypersonic travel. Capable of Mach 5.4 and Mach 25 speeds, the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) travels at 5.4 and 25 times the speed of sound, making military […]

BMW Group invests €10 million in German Additive Manufacturing Campus

The multinational automotive BMW Group has invested €10 million (approximately $12.3 million) in an Additive Manufacturing Campus scheduled to open early 2019. A 6,000 square meter facility, the new Additive Manufacturing Campus will focus on prototyping, series production of parts, and customized solutions for the automotive industry. Udo Hänle, Head of Production Integration at BMW comments, “Our new […]

Aeromet receives crucial funding to advance new A20X aerospace-grade additive material

Aeromet International Ltd, is a UK-based manufacturer of aluminum and cast metal parts for aerospace and defense industries. In August 2017 the company announced that it was working with UK-based engineering firm Renishaw, to establish 3D printing processes for Aeromet’s A20X aluminum alloy. The UK’s National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) has just awarded funding […]

Aeromet receives crucial funding to advance new A20X aerospace-grade additive material

Aeromet International Ltd, is a UK-based manufacturer of aluminum and cast metal parts for aerospace and defense industries. In August 2017 the company announced that it was working with UK-based engineering firm Renishaw, to establish 3D printing processes for Aeromet’s A20X aluminum alloy. The UK’s National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) has just awarded funding […]

Pyrogenesis and Rolls Royce sign NDA, CEO warns against “premature conclusions”

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Rolls Royce PLC to evaluate and discuss a potential supply of metal feedstock for 3D printing components. The preliminary agreement follows Rolls Royce’s increased investment into additive manufacturing R&D across its businesses, and PyroGenesis’ move into refined metal powder production under its spin-off PyroGenesis Additive. More […]

Cranfield opens £35m future aerospace facility with the power of WAAM

Cranfield University, located in Bedfordshire, UK, has just opened a £35 million Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) center to boost the UK’s growing flight design and engineering ecosystem. The facility features an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) laboratory; a virtual wind tunnel; a Fanuc robotic arm and more tools, including confirmed work by the university’s large-scale metal […]

Rolls Royce harnesses 10 billion suns to improve metal additive manufacturing

The quest to optimise metal 3D printing is now moving at light-speed in the UK. At the core of the research is a £260 million facility that has previously helped researchers to read the Dead Sea Scrolls, advance understanding of HIV and unwrap the complex 3D structure of protein receptors. Now the Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire is helping […]

Codex event brings world’s top 50 innovations from the industries of the future to London

Next week over 800 CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, scientists, investors and media, from across the world will meet in London for one of the most significant conferences on innovation in 2017. 3D printing will of course play a prominent role. The Codex World’s top 50 innovations from the industries of the future brings together the scientists, […]