formnext 2021


Frankfurt am Main, Germany

16 - 19 Nov 2021

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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.

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. 

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.