Upcoming webinar illuminates how Velo3D’s technology is empowering aerospace players like Avio SPA.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss NATO’s groundbreaking Innovation Fund which aims to propel defense startups.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a closer look at BAE Systems’ recent acquisition of Ball Aerospace and how 3D printing can play a role.
The project brought together leading companies and academic institutions to demonstrate cutting-edge advancements in space technology and manufacturing.
3D print technology is slowly moving into manufacturing, but what, exactly is driving it?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss aerospace industry giant TransDigm and how 3D printing can positively impact the business after a recent acquisition.
The German Institute of Materials Research at DLR has been working on ways to 3D print space propulsion systems.
Charles R. Goulding looks at a new book detailing the history of new aerospace companies that heavily use 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the recent boom in jet engine demand and how 3D printing has assisted this growth.
We have a quick update from JEOL on their metal 3D printing progress.
Velo3D published a video that exemplifies the ways 3D printing is changing the world.
The approach, led by MIT, involves the 3D printing of a metallic powder strengthened with ceramic nanowire.
Charles Goulding and Mwansa Chabala look at the potential of copper in future additive manufacturing operations.
The market for customized 3D printers is set to boom in the aerospace and medical device industries—and that’s just the start.
Markforged 3D printing solutions were used to develop a radically new style of satellite.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the 3D print implications of a major aerospace deal.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the use of 3D printing technology to expand smallsat applications.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi foresee much 3D printing for Boeing 747s in the future.
BigRep described very intriguing new application for 3D printing: Helicopter Blade Restraints.
NASA announced the creation of a new research institute dedicated to advanced manufacturing.
If you’ve been paying attention, we almost hit a major milestone in 3D printing this past weekend.
Metal 3D printing is at the heart of New Frontier Aerospace’s plans.
Two industries have developed extremely deep usage of 3D printing, but for entirely different reasons.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a recent expansion of 3D printing capacity by Collins Aerospace.
With a roster of engineers from innovation hotbeds such as SpaceX, Tesla and Apple, Freeform Future Corp. is looking to print big and print often.
There could be something very interesting brewing from the folks behind Markforged.
Relativity Space is nearing a key milestone, and so is 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe recent corporate moves could boost 3D printing usage.
Conformal cooling is not only a better way to cool injection molds for plastics, but it might allow hypersonic air travel.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi see much 3D printing from a new US military contract.
Cognitive Design Systems understands that lightest does not equal optimum and not all 3D prints are manufacturable.
This week’s selection is the astonishing Aerospike rocket engine by Hyperganic.
SLM Solutions announced the NXG XII 600E, an even bigger version of the company’s massive metal 3D printer.
An Israeli company uses an unusual 3D printing process to make large-scale objects.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in use of 3D print technology for repair activities.
In my recent visit to GE Aerospace I was able to see how truly large-scale additive manufacturing should be done.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafé look at recent additive applications using aluminum metal.
Firehawk Aerospace is 3D printing rockets, but not in the way you might think.
AddUp announced a joint venture, and it’s a very different way to engage with clients.
Velo3D printers will be used to make components capable of withstanding Mach 5 speeds aboard Hermeus’ Quarterhorse hypersonic aircraft.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how GE will handle 3D printing during its corporate restructuring.
Markforged’s FX20 3D printer is quite impressive.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential for increased use of 3D printing in the aerospace industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at some of the many space startups now leveraging metal 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology could assist the UK economy.
Until very recently, the idea of three-dimensional printing seemed somewhat futuristic.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Airbus is leveraging 3D printing to overcome supply chain challenges.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing in Model Aircraft Construction” by Thomas Fischer.
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the possibilities of using 3D printed parts in clean room environments.
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at Triumph Group’s investment into 3D printing technology for aerospace.
Hyperganic may have produced the most complex model ever 3D printed, a revolutionary aerospace engine.
This week’s selection is the set of Starship 3D models by Yoan Soilen.
What is “AM Forward” all about and will it work?
Launcher has successfully tested a unique 3D printed copper rocket engine.
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
Charles R. Goulding & Ryan Donley examine the recent change in defense strategy in Germany.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the development of “flying cars” and how it could benefit 3D printing.
After a long period of silence, Aurora Labs announced they have launched a project to attempt to meet certain aerospace manufacturing standards.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how capital expenditures will increase after the pandemic and how they could benefit 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Bell have used a variety of 3D printing technologies and services to make parts for their helicopters.
A PhD student in New Zealand is 3D printing catalysts to enable use of safer rocket propellants.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi have some thoughts about what might transpire in the world of 3D printing during 2022.
To what lengths must a 3D printer manufacturer go in order to convince prospects to become customers?
This week’s selection is a life size 3D printed airplane model by Materialise Manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding & Andressa Bonafe propose using 3D printing to increase the ability of drones to perform reforestation activities.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how the U.S. military is using digital twins for helicopter development.
I had a chat with Teton Simulation’s Doug Kenik to find out where SmartSlice is headed.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how leasing moves could affect the production of 3D printed aviation parts.
This week’s selection is the Bubble Glider by the folks at ViralVideoLab.
A startup company has leveraged copper 3D printing technology to produce a much more powerful electric engine.
Norsk Titanium’s MERKE IV metal 3D printer is suitable for large part production.
Engineering.com caught up with Velo3D founder and CEO, Benny Buller, as the metal 3D printing company went public.
Researchers have identified another area of application for 3D printing: catalysts.
A detailed research report has been published that shows in extreme detail the usage of metal additive manufacturing techniques in the aerospace sector.
Varda Space Industries raised US$42M to help build their space-based manufacturing platform.
The SkyersJet Project is developing a partly 3D printed EDF system for RC aircraft, but encountered a spectacular problem during testing.
Charles R. Goulding considers potential 3D printing-related implications of a major aerospace competitive truce.
Rocket company Launcher has teamed up with 3D printer VELO3D and simulation software provider Ansys to overhaul the design and manufacture of its liquid oxygen (LOX) turbopump, a critical component of the company’s E-2 rocket engine.
Relativity Space owns what could become a key patent for additive manufacturing.
Relativity Space revealed Terran R, their fully 3D printed reusable rocket.
Working with GE Additive, GE Aviation has made the switch to 3D printing four parts that were previously produced with castings.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how wire arc additive manufacturing might affect several heavy industries.
There may be a path to solving the dilemma of unwanted 3D prints.
This week’s selection is the Air Powered Helicopter by Tom Stanton.
Essentium announced an arrangement to provide AM equipment and expertise for aerospace research.
A prototype lunar landing pad has been designed by students and 3D printed by ICON.
SLM Solutions described an interesting metal 3D printed part made for an aerospace client.
Evonik announced a new material, and I had a thought while reading through their announcement.
Aerospace startup Relativity Space announced plans to develop a massive rocket booster that would be entirely 3D printed.
A new contract extension will see more 3D printed parts inside more Airbus cabins.
A startup company has leveraged 3D printing technology to produce a revolutionary new approach to aircraft propulsion.
Orbex has commissioned what will apparently be the largest industrial 3D printer in Europe.
3D Systems announced a new industrial 3D printing system designed for the aerospace and automotive industries, the Roadrunner.
An RC flyer has performed a very real test of a lightweight 3D printing materials.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider the rising use of aerospace 3D printing as newer aircraft prepare to enter fleets.