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U.S. Air Force advancing hypersonic flight vehicles with 3D printed ceramics

The U.S. Air Force is advancing the development of hypersonic flight vehicles with 3D printed ceramics. The research into applications for the 3D printed ceramic, silicon oxycarbide (SiOC), is conducted under a Collaborative Research and Development – Material Transfer Agreement (CRADA-MTA), between the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Aerospace Systems Directorate and HRL Laboratories, a research center […]

NASA hat teilweise 3D-gedrucktes RS-25 Raketentriebwerk getestet

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Am 21 Februar wurde ein RS-25 Raketentriebwerk im Stennis Space Center getestet. Bei dem Belastungstest wurde das Triebwerk mit einer Leistung von bis zu 113 Prozent belastet. Eine der Besonderheiten des RS-25 Triebwerkes sind die 3D-gedruckten Bauteile die im Inneren eingesetzt werden. Erst vor kurzem wurden 3D-gedruckte Bauteile für das AR1 Raketentriebwerk getestet. Ebenfalls aktuell […]

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3D Printing Industry Review of the year May 2017

A month of celebration – in May we held the first ever annual 3D Printing Industry Awards and hosted a gala dinner of esteemed guests including Siemens, 3D Systems, Ultimaker, Zortrax, Desktop Metal, Shining 3D, Markforged, Zortrax, Sinterit, HP, Dassault Systèmes, DWS, Autodesk, Polymaker and UCL. Morgan Morey was also announced as the winner of the […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the year April 2017

April Fools! One of the most popular articles this month was Formlabs’ prank launch of Form 2 Breakfast Extensions. However, in the days that followed, the 3D printing industry saw many innovation that would continue to be referenced throughout the year. Exclusive insights This month the 2017 Wholers Report, an annual worldwide progress document of […]

75 million contract signed by ESA for Ariane Group’s 3D printing enabled rocket engine

The Ariane Group has signed a new contract with the European Space Agency for a next generation rocket engine. The contract, signed on December 14th, will see the development of the Prometheus engine, described as “a very low cost engine” and intended for launches from 2030. The economics of space are changing with enterprises such […]

NASA test fires largest 3D printed part to date for future trip to Mars

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) project, scheduled for launch between 2022 and 2023, is on track to be the most 3D printing inclusive rocket to date. With the help of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a company that has applied 3D printing to the fabrication of 16 shuttle engines, the agency has been reducing the weight of components in […]

3D printing news Sliced, Carbon, Arcam, MIT and Shining 3D

In this edition of 3D printing news Sliced, there are stories from the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, MIT, Aether, Poly 6, Shining 3D, Verisurf, Carbon, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Frontier Microscopy, Arcam, Joe Te Wharau, Goddards Centre Tauranga, Iowa State University and Kinazo Design. 3D printing in and out of the hospital Joan C. Edwards […]