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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.

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.

DSM showcases latest innovations for ballistic protective solutions made with Dyneema® at Eurosatory 2018

DyneemaRoyal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, will demonstrate its innovative Dyneema® materials used by armor manufacturers to create the best-in-class hard and soft ballistics solutions at Eurosatory 2018. During Eurosatory, DSM (Booth H80 in Hall 6) will display armor solutions developed by its customers in a wide range of fields in vehicle and personal protection.

DSM invests to increase global Dyneema® production capacity

DyneemaRoyal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, materials, today announced to increase its production capacity for Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™. Strong demand for both Dyneema® UD (Uni-Directional laminate) and Dyneema® fiber is prompting this increase. Financial details will not be disclosed.

Key patent behind game-changing Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology upheld at highest European Patent Instance

DyneemaRoyal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that a key patent of DSM Dyneema, protecting its Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology will be maintained after a second challenge before the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. This radical innovation platform delivers game-changing materials for soft body armor and hard materials for helmets, vest inserts and vehicle armor. Armor made with Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology is 30 percent lighter than traditional armor whilst providing the same level of ballistic protectio

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener. (Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR357) The Netherlands, 17 November 2017 - Continuing its ‘Greenest Strength’ mission, DSM Dyneema will at Milipol in Paris 21-24 November provide an example of a creative way to re-use material from out-of-service soft armor vests.

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