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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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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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Automotive Firm Techniplas Establishes 3D Printing BU Headed by Former 3D Systems CEO

Automotive injection molder Techniplas is establishing an additive manufacturing center to speed up product development as it digitizes its operations across the board. “It’s coming to life as we speak,” said Avi Reichental, CEO of the new Techniplas Digital business unit. “It’s the future of short-run manufacturing,” he predicted. Manufacturing …

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Stratasys Partners with Boom Supersonic on Development of Commercial Supersonic Flights

Stratasys, the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, and Boom Supersonic today announced a significant technical partnership to bring the commercial airline industry one step closer towards routine supersonic travel. Aimed at shaping the future of high-speed aviation, this three-year agreement was signed to help Boom accelerate production of …

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EOS Launches Life Cycle Solutions Program to Address Preventive Maintenance Issues

In working with customers, EOS North America, the world’s leading technology provider for industrial 3D printing (otherwise known as additive manufacturing or AM) of metals and polymers, found that inadequate training accounts for nearly 50 percent of the average AM system’s untapped potential. Additionally, 70 percent of an AM machine’s …

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CTC Invests $1.2 Million to Expand Metal AM Equipment

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has invested an additional $1.2 million in new additive manufacturing equipment at its Johnstown, Pennsylvania, facility. The new equipment includes a VRC Metal Systems Gen III Max Cold Spray system and an AMBIT Hybrid Additive Manufacturing multi-task system (installed in a HAAS VF 11 multi-axis machine …

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