Metal 3D printing helps New Zealand Defence Force veteran on his Invictus Games journey

Additively manufactured cleat positioned between shoe and pedal on Stevin Creegan’s race bike.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR040)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.

MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customized prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients

MT Ortho - kyphoplasty procedure.
(Photo: MT Ortho, GEADPR039)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.

Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Tibial plates printed on Arcam Q10plus. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR038)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.

3D Printing Technology Helps Cincinnati Zoo’s Meerkats Mimic Wild Behaviors

Animals at Cincinnati Zoo engaging with the metal 3D printed cricket feeders.
(Photo: Cincinnati Zoo)
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is home to 2,000 animals, including world-famous hippo Fiona, and is committed to providing each one with excellent care. Thanks to a novel partnership with GE Additive, known for pushing the boundaries of industrial 3D printing (often referred to additive manufacturing), some of the animals are getting meals from a fabricated feeder that encourages natural foraging behaviors.

GA-ASI completes first test flight with metal 3D-printed part

GA-ASI’s SkyGuardian RPA takes to the sky. 
(Photo: GA-ASI, GEADPR036)GE Additive AddWorks has been supporting GA-ASI’s strategy for scaling metal additive technology across its portfolio of RPA platforms.

US Air Force and GE’s collaboration on metal additive reaches first technology milestone with 3D printed sump cover for F110 engine

Additively manufactured, cobalt-chrome sump cover for F110 engine. Produced on a GE Additive Concept Laser M2 machine at the GE Additive Technology Center in Cincinnati, as part of collaboration with the US Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR035)In mid-2019, GE Additive and GE Aviation approached the US Air Force to propose a metal additive collaboration program to address its specific sustainment, readiness and affordability needs.

Achieving Peak Performance in Elite Cycling and Beyond

(Photo: Metron Additive Engineering, GEADCS003)Dimitris Katsanis is a former elite cyclist, and now engineer, who has been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of Olympic, Tour de France and world championship bicycles for over thirty years. Today, he continues to innovate and scale his business, Metron Additive Engineering, using GE Additive’s electron beam melting (EBM) technology.

Amplifying Additive’s Potential in Orthopedics

Single layer build of a proprietary spinal cage.
(Photo: Amplifying Additive, GEADCS002)Biomedical engineer and an early additive technology proponent, Brian McLaughlin is passionate about the potential of electron beam melting (EBM) for orthopedics implants. His company Amplify Additive has quickly become a leader in the market thanks to a combination of deep clinical knowledge, engineering design expertise and over two decades additive manufacturing experience.

Taking the path of most resistance

VBN Components printed in Vibenite on Arcam EBM machine. 
(Photo: VBN Components /GE Additive, GEADPR034)Ulrik Beste and Martin Nilsson - friends since their school days in a small town 50 miles northwest of Stockholm - are today are at the helm of Uppsala-based VBN Components (VBN), a fast growing company, literally at the cutting edge of materials development and additive manufacturing.

Sintavia scales end-to-end applied additive technology

Sintavia scales end-to-end applied additive technology. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR032)Brian Neff wants to leave nothing to chance. To ensure the quality of the high-value additively manufactured metal parts his company provides for the demanding aerospace and defense sectors, he believes it is imperative to have end-to-end control of the production process – from design and raw materials to final part inspection.

GE Additive formnext 2019

GE AdditiveGE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in 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 materials, 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 providers Concept Laser and Arcam EBM; along with additive material provider AP&C.