Category Archives: Rolls Royce

Renishaw open day: Manufacturing in Aerospace, The Direction of Travel

This week, Renishaw hosted an open day focusing on the aerospace sector where approximately 150 guests given access to the resources at their Innovation Center in Gloucestershire. In addition to presentations from Airbus, GKN, Rolls-Royce, Castle Precision Engineering, Sandvik Coromant and of course the host company, visitors were also able to see cutting edge advanced […]

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 […]

Rolls-Royce verwendet 3D-Druck für neue Flugzeugtriebwerkgeneration

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Rolls-Royce ist ein weltbekannter britischer Hersteller von Autos der Spitzenklasse, aber das Unternehmen produziert auch hochwertige Flugzeugteile für den privaten und militärischen Gebrauch. Die additive Fertigung wird immer populärer und findet auch Verwendung in der Luftfahrt. Rolls-Royce arbeitet an einem neuen Flugzeugtriebwerk, welches mit Hilfe von 3D-Druck effizienter als ihre jetzigen Antriebe sein soll. Der [...]

Der Beitrag Rolls-Royce verwendet 3D-Druck für neue Flugzeugtriebwerkgeneration erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

Rolls-Royce Advance3 engine to “pioneer” aerospace with 3D printing and advanced materials

Rolls-Royce has announced that 3D printing is leading the way for the next generation of aircraft engines. The Advance3 engine will form the core of the company’s UltraFan engine design, scheduled for launch in 2025. The Advance3 engine uses 3D printing, or Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM), to make some of the 20,000 components. Also included […]

Rolls-Royce Advance3 engine to “pioneer” aerospace with 3D printing and advanced materials

Rolls-Royce has announced that 3D printing is leading the way for the next generation of aircraft engines. The Advance3 engine will form the core of the company’s UltraFan engine design, scheduled for launch in 2025. The Advance3 engine uses 3D printing, or Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM), to make some of the 20,000 components. Also included […]

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 […]