8 Jun 2021
GE receives Air Force airworthiness qualification in under a year for first metal 3D-printed, critical jet engine part
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.
3 Jun 2021
EROFIO Group 3D prints first part on GE Additive Concept Laser M Line
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.
6 May 2021
GE Aviation and GE Additive engineers have switched four existing parts from castings to metal 3D printing—and see potential for hundreds more
Most manufacturers would never dream of switching from an investment cast part to one made by additive manufacturing, especially if they already had paid for the casting mold. Yet that is exactly what GE Aviation is doing with four bleed air parts from a land/marine turbine. They made the decision based on cost and time to market.
7 Dec 2020
Taking AIM on single-use plastics: metal 3D printed tooling solution designed to change the world… one paper cup at a time
As pulp and paper manufacturers bid to replace single-use plastic packaging to help clean up our planet, the team at AIM Sweden AB (AIM), the commercial spin-off from the Mid Sweden University, has developed new methods for modelling, as well as 3D printing an entirely new tooling concept that is currently being introduced in the manufacture of molded paper food and drink containers.
9 Nov 2020
Speed & Scale in the Spinal Sector
Tsunami Medical deploys a fleet of four GE Additive Concept Laser Mlab systems to drive innovation, speed and productivity gains in the spinal implant sector
28 Oct 2020
GE Additive and Indiana Economic Development Corporation Form Binder Jet Public-Private Partnership
GE Additive and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the state of Indiana’s lead economic development agency, today announced the formation of a metal Binder Jet public-private partnership, as part of a broader effort to further position Indiana’s manufacturing sector for long-term growth.
12 Oct 2020
GE Additive welcomes Sandvik into Binder Jet Beta Partner Program
GE Additive has announced that Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has become a strategic partner in its Binder Jet beta partner program. Sandvik has one of the widest alloys program for additive manufacturing on the market, marketed under the Osprey® brand.
6 Oct 2020
Innovative electric race car part shows potential for Electron Beam Melting in automotive
The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, supported by Innovate UK, is focused in accelerating the UK’s industrial growth, developing and proving innovative manufacturing processes and technologies together with creating and embedding future skills.
3 Aug 2020
Electron beam melting enables customized orthopedic surgery at scale in China
AK Medical deploys a fleet of eight GE Additive Arcam EBM additive manufacturing machines to address the country’s growing need for orthopedic implants
29 Jun 2020
Metal 3D printing helps New Zealand Defence Force veteran on his Invictus Games journey
Ten years after a helicopter crash changed air force veteran, Stevin Creeggan’s life. Now a team of New Zealand Defence Force engineers is using additive manufacturing to help change it again.
24 Jun 2020
MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customized prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients
Until just a few years ago only standardized, conventionally manufactured prostheses - or in very limited cases customized prostheses - were available for patients with bone tumors.
17 Jun 2020
Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence
Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables.