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Digital Manufacturing Solution

The U.S. Navy is looking to tackle supply-line problems by aligning the skill sets of a trio of outside expert organizations to develop an end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) system that could be utilized across the entire Department of Defense (DoD).

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Keeping Your Silicon Cool

Onboard electronics continue to evolve rapidly. Components are smaller. Systems are more complex. The sophisticated electronics components that make up modern vehicles require precision heat dissipation for...

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Materials

3D Printing Metal Parts on a Ship

Senior level military members are constantly evaluating risk and finding ways to articulate and mitigate risks on the battlefield. When it comes to new technology adoption and consideration, these same...

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Aerospace

Pushing the Boundaries of RF Passive Hardware with Additive Manufacturing

Following significant impacts from COVID-19, the demand for satellite telecommunications services is rebounding to its historical trajectory of strong growth. With...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

To the Moon and Beyond with Additive Manufacturing

Aerojet Rocketdyne uses metal 3D printing technology from Velo3D to make a critical flight component lighter, smaller, and much less expensive.

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Unmanned Systems

Hardening Unmanned Aerial Systems Against High-Power Microwave Threats in Support of Forward Operations

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) continue to play an increasing role across the spectrum of military operations. Advances in human-machine...

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Materials

3D Printable Superalloy

Velo3D, Inc. Campbell, CA
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Velo3D, Inc., a company that specializes in metal additive manufacturing technology for mission-critical parts, has qualified the nickel-based...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3DEO Launches New Metal 3D-Printing Platform

California-based 3DEO unveiled in February its new metal 3D printing platform and patented technology, Saffron. The proprietary platform has been in development for the past five years....

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Finding the Perfect Aluminum for Additive Manufacturing

Make aluminum work for you (and your 3D-printing applications).

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Low Distortion Titanium in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Systems

As the acceptance and application of additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve and grow, alloy selection will prove to be an important part of the development process.

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Electronics & Computers

Developing Thermoplastic Composites for Use in Commercial Aircraft

Thermoplastic composite materials (TPC) are gaining momentum for use in commercial airplanes and other aerospace applications, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

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Materials

Metal 3D Printer

“The mission is to develop a large-scale tool capable of producing single, jointless combat vehicle hulls at a near net size of 30 feet × 20 feet × 12 feet in size,” said Larry Holmes from ASTRO America.

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Propulsion

Additive Manufacturing

Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.

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Test & Measurement

Curing the Porosity Problem in Additive Manufacturing

During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Portable 3D Printing Factory

The fully operational, self-contained 3D printing “factory” is housed in a shipping container.

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Electronics & Computers

German OEMs Flex 3D Manufacturing Muscle

A chief impediment for wider adoption of additive manufacturing long has been its potential for application in high-volume and high-throughput production. But continuing process and technique...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Increasing Innovation Efficiency with Additive Manufacturing

AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Why Heat Exchanger Manufacturers Need to Rethink Design and Fabrication

Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.

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Unmanned Systems

3D-Printed NACA Inlet

A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D-Printing Powders

A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing System

ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.

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Software

3D Printing Aerodynamic Improvements

Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.

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AR/AI

Embracing the Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry has always been known for great innovation and high expectations. Even during the difficult times with the impact of COVID-19,...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Lunewave Promises Low-Cost Radar with High-Performance 360-Degree View

Radar sensing has been used for various functions in passenger vehicles for more than two decades. Like all sensors intended an automated vehicle (AV), radar has...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Practical 3D Printing of Antennas and RF Electronics

New multi-material 3D printers that can print both metal and dielectric materials enable the additive manufacturing of antennas and RF components.

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Materials

Getting the Most Out of Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) powder-based systems aren't the only ways to print metals.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Moving Metal AM Forward

The global 3D-printing metals market was estimated to be US $774 million in 2019, according to a recent research report by MarketsandMarkets. The research company projects the market to reach more than US $3.1...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Porsche to Use 3D Printing to Customize Seats

Porsche is enacting a pilot program that employs 3D printing to create a customized “comfort layer” in a bucket seat that allows the user to select from several levels of support based...

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Imaging

Precision 3D Bioprinter

nScrypt is now launching the nRugged 3D Bioprinter.