Additive Manufacturing


Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace join forces to offer aerospace customers additive manufacturing solutions

Bionically optimized bracket for possible space application, © Oerlikon AM. 
(Photo Oerlikon)Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace are partnering to accelerate the use of additive parts in the aerospace and defense industries. The partnership aims to bring efficiency and cost savings to the aerospace and defense market by providing end-to-end solutions to their customers.

GE Additive Print Services selected by General Dynamics Land Systems for metal additive production manufacturing

Additive specialists from GDLS demonstrating cable guard evolution.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR019)GE Additive announced today that it has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics. GE Additive Print Services will support General Dynamics with part qualification, production, post processing and inspection of additively manufactured components. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

GE Additive appoints Igal Kaptsan as General Manager for Software

Igal Kaptsan, General Manager, Software, GE Additive. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR022)GE Additive announced today the appointment of Igal Kaptsan as software general manager, reporting to Jason Oliver, President & CEO, GE Additive. In this newly created position Kaptsan is responsible for shaping and leading GE Additive’s software strategy, defining business priorities, product roadmaps, features and functionality.

Binder Jet Q&A with GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook

Left to Right: Jake Brunsberg, Binder Jet modality leader, GE Additive and Josh Mook, innovation leader, GE Additive. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR021)After announcing two agreements with Cummins Inc. and Wabtec Corporation, GE Additive’s Jake Brunsberg and Josh Mook share what we can expect from the Binder Jet team in the short to mid-term.

Wabtec Corporation Invests in Additive with new Binder Jet Machine

Wabtec and GE Additive Binder Jet signing ceremony. 
(Photo: GE Additive & Wabtec, GEADPR023)Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today its investment in GE Additive’s (NYSE: GE) H2 binder jet printer capabilities. This first-of-its kind order will accelerate Wabtec’s growing additive strategy and its application to the transportation industry. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

SABIC launches advanced breakaway support filament aimed to improve productivity for part manufacturers

Automotive oil pump printed with SABIC’s ULTEM™ AM9085F filament and new AMS31F support filament. SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced the launch of AMS31F filament, the company’s breakaway support material for fused deposition modeling. The new filament maintains rigidity during printing and provides exceptional pliability during post processing to enable easier removal of scaffolding at room temperature, which can help reduce the time required to produce finished parts. The new AMS31F filament is for use with SABIC’s ULTEM AM9085F filament, a high-performance polyetherimide (PEI) material that provides high heat resistance and mechanical strength which are optimal properties for potential aerospace applications, as well as for automotive, oil and gas and tooling applications.

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