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AM Solutions for Payload by Thales Alenia Space Help Satellite Industry Take Off

Sending satellites into orbit is both expensive and complex. Breaking free of Earth’s orbit is costly and the extreme conditions of space can be difficult to endure. This means that satellite parts need to be both very light and very strong. The advantages of additive manufacturing for space applications are …

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Swiss Company Oerlikon to Become a Preferred Supplier of AM Parts to GE Additive

The five-year agreement between Swiss advanced materials and man Oerlikon and GE specifies the provision of additive machines and services by GE to Oerlikon, and Oerlikon becoming a preferred AM component manufacturer and materials supplier to GE Additive and its affiliated companies. Further, GE and Oerlikon will collaborate on research and …

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GE Additive’s New One Cubic Meter ATLAS Metal AM System to Be Presented at Formnext

3D printing is growing up. Literally. GE Additive, the GE business dedicated to supplying 3D printers, materials and engineering consulting services, announced today it is developing ATLAS, the world’s largest laser-powered 3D printer that prints parts from metal powder. The printer will be able to make parts that fit inside a …

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Spirit AeroSystems and Norsk Titanium Partner on 3D Printed Parts for Commercial Aerospace

Spirit AeroSystems and Norsk Titanium AS have entered into a commercial agreement to produce 3D printed structural titanium components for the commercial aerospace industry. Norsk Titanium’s proprietary plasma arc Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) technology will be used to build up the parts to a near-net shape, reducing waste, using less energy …

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EOS Introduces EOSTATE Optical Tomography Monitoring with MTU and Liebherr

EOS, one of the leading technology providers for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is expanding its EOSTATE monitoring suite to include an additional tool. EOSTATE Exposure OT, the first commercial system for optical tomography worldwide, now provides real-time, camera-based monitoring of the additive, metal-based build process, based on …

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