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3 Industrial Industries Ready To Be Transformed By 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing or more commonly known as 3D printing is having a huge impact on nearly every industrial sector. Businesses are excited about its potential but the technology is still in its early stages when it comes to end-use products or components. However, the industries where it is already applicable, its redefining how products are manufactured. Below, we will dive into the three ...

NASA: Starting the New Year with a Blast

NASA is starting off the new year by testing a brand new combustion chamber for the development of their 3D printed engine. They will be ending 2016 with a fiery blast, in hopes of a successful step forward. NASA has been hard at work on putting together a complete 3D printed engine for years now and every new component brings them closer to perfecting this revolutionary technology. The ...

Trump Talks Aerospace Military Contracts With Boeing and Lockheed Martin CEO’s

On Wednesday president-elect Donald Trump met with both chief executives of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., two of the nation’s largest defense contractors. Two weeks prior, Donald Trump publicly shared his disapproval about the cost of some military contracts. Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing’s CEO and Lockheed’s, Marillyn Hewson, meeting took place at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida ...

Aerospace Technology: NASA Successfully Tests New Engine

As time moves forward there is an increased demand for products and services that are more efficient and cost effective. One industry that is constantly striving to make these kinds of technologies available is the aerospace industry. NASA is an extremely important part of these innovations and has officially announced the successful test of a brand new jet engine design that could revolutionize ...

Trump Sets His Sights On Lockheed’s F-35 Program

The U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump has his sights set on the aerospace industry calling out yet another manufacturer for excessive costs. In a Tweet sent out on Monday, Donald Trump makes a pass at the F-35 program stating, “The F-35 program and cost is out of control. Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th.”.  reut.rs/2hm71vX ...

Solar Impulse: Working Together to Make a Green Future

Solar Impulse Foundation is the company behind the Solar Impulse 2, the first completely solar powered plane  has launched their answer to the clean energy problem. The World Alliance for Clean Technologies was announced at this years COP22, which is the climate change conference the United Nations holds every year. This initiative’s main goal is to build a conglomerate of organizations ...

Amazing Step Forward In Aerospace Manufacturing

Aerospace manufacturing has taken some impressive strides forward in recent years. We’ve seen some interesting developments such as additive manufacturing technology making its way toward the main stage of airplane development and dramatically more fuel efficient aircraft flying through the skies. However this recent breakthrough has some incredible promise for the future of flight but can also ...

3D Printing Continues To Soar With General Electric

General Electric has recently been testing a new demonstrator engine and it is manufactured by using 35% 3D printed components. This engine is an unprecedented piece of technology and shows just how important 3D printing is going to be for the future of manufacturing. GE is trying to show that this process is essential and so far they have proven it by reducing weight by 5% and decreasing fuel ...

General Electric Continues To Push The Limits of Additive Manufacturing

From jet engines to entire vehicles, 3D printing is taking the manufacturing industry by storm. Manufacturers are realizing the potential of this incredible technology at an unprecedented rate and as the technology continues to advance, it has become more capable than ever. GE is one of these manufacturers that is continuously pushing the boundaries of what was first believed to be possible and ...

Supersonic Technology: Reclaiming Its Spot In The World Of Aviation

Being stuck in the economy section of a plane moving at a slow and steady pace toward your destination is a situation that’s infamous amongst frequent and not too frequent flyers. Many alleviate this pain by purchasing a more expensive ticket that may offer some more leg room and nicer food, but ultimately spending the extra cash does not make the trip go any faster. Fortunately one aerospace ...