AP&C inks new agreement with Airbus to provide Titanium powders

AP&C inks new agreement with Airbus to provide Titanium powders.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR058)AP&C – a GE Additive company has announced it has signed a new agreement with Airbus to provide Titanium powders (Ti-6AI-4V) for use in metal additive manufacturing applications. The new multiyear agreement to provide Ti-6AI-4V powders deepens AP&C’s working relationship with Airbus, which dates back several years.

US Air Force and GE reach next milestone in Pacer Edge Program

Bellcrank and cross shaft arm, metal 3D printed in colbalt-chrome on a GE Additive M2 Series 5 machine.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR056)Building on the earlier success and momentum of the Pacer Edge program, the US Air Force (USAF) and GE have entered Phase III of its metal additive manufacturing pathfinder. This phase tackles the USAF’s sustainment behemoth of ‘cold starts’ head-on.

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GE AdditiveGE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in metal additive design and manufacturing, a pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses. Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines, and quality powders, we empower our customers to build innovative new products. Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes, and help change the world for the better. GE Additive includes additive machine brands Concept Laser and Arcam EBM, along with additive powder supplier AP&C.

GE Additive introduces Amp

Using simulation-based compensation software reduced deformation by about 60 percent on the GE Catalyst sump housing.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR054)Today at formnext, GE Additive debuted its Amp cloud-based, process management software platform. It also announced limited release from mid-November 2021 of the first two modules; Print Model and Simulation & Compensation, for Concept Laser M2 machine users, with wider release planned for the second quarter of 2022. 

Neck generation innovation: How metal 3D-printed implants are helping injured racehorses

Neck generation innovation: How metal 3D-printed implants are helping injured racehorses.
(Photo: Clinique de Grosbois, GEADPR058)Neck and vertebral fractures caused by falls at high speed are some of the most common causes of injury in racehorses. And every year many injured racehorses find their way to the outskirts of Paris for treatment by an innovative equine veterinary surgeon Dr. Fabrice Rossignol and his team at the world-renowned Clinique de Grosbois.

GE Additive and Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research team up to accelerate metal additive technology for rapid Department of Defense implementation

GE Additive and Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research team up to accelerate metal additive technology for rapid Department of Defense implementation.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR055)GE Additive and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding as the cornerstone of a new collaborative effort aimed at supporting the U.S. Department of Defense‘s (DoD) accelerated adoption of metal additive manufacturing technology.

Japan’s service bureaus play critical role in driving the adoption and growth of metal additive

Shoichi Sato, JAMPT plant manager.
(Photo: JAMPT Corporation, GEADPR058)While metal additive technology is anticipated to grow significantly in the Japanese domestic market in coming years, it is still at an early growth stage.

Nihonseiki Company deploys GE Additive laser technology to reimagine its business and the die casting industry

Masato Matsubara, Managing Director – Nihonseiki.
(Image courtesy of: Nihonseiki Co., Ltd)
Nihonseiki Co Limited, part of GMC Holdings Group, is a well-established die cast molds manufacturer with a 100-year history designing, manufacturing, and servicing die cast molds for more than 1,000 customers—primarily Japanese and international automakers, and other dedicated die-casting and die manufacturers. Today, GMC Holdings Group is the largest die manufacturer in Japan and enjoys an outstanding reputation worldwide as an industry leader, and one committed to innovation.  

Avio Aero, BEAMIT Group and GE Additive sign letter of intent regarding a strategic technology collaboration agreement

Andrea Scanavini, general manager BEAMIT (back right) visits GE Additive Lichtenfels with Avio Aero’s Dario Mantegazza (front right) and Dario Mula (front left) – September 2021. 
(Image credit: Wilm Visuals for GE Additive, GEADPR052)Avio Aero and GE Additive have signed a non-binding letter of intent (the “LOI”) outlining a strategic technology collaboration agreement with BEAMIT Group (BEAMIT), partly owned by SANDVIK.

The continuous wave of innovation at Tsunami Medical

Tsunami Medical Giannutri direct lateral expandable cage 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR051)When we last caught up with Stefano Caselli, founder and CEO of Tsunami Medical, in November 2020, he outlined his vision to drive spinal technology innovation forward using GE Additive’s laser-based (DMLM) metal additive technology.

GE receives Air Force airworthiness qualification in under a year for first metal 3D-printed, critical jet engine part

John Sneden, director US Air Force Propulsion Directorate.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR049)
GE Aviation has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force (USAF) for an F110 additively manufactured sump cover. The latest milestone in the USAF and GE’s pathfinder Pacer Edge program, this F110 component is the first engine component designed for and produced by metal additive manufacturing to be qualified by any US Department of Defense entity.

EROFIO Group 3D prints first part on GE Additive Concept Laser M Line

3D CAD drawing of the final geometry.EROFIO Group – an industrial molding sector company and long-standing user of GE Additive’s DMLM laser technology, was selected to test and put the GE Additive Concept Laser M Line through its paces ahead of its commercial readiness later this year.