Additive Aerospace

Companies develop cutting edge aerospace products with 3D printed technology

Implications - 3D printing is broadening the aerospace industry's manufacturing spectrum. Through laser print technologies, complicated concepts are being brought to life with automated precision. Surges in this approach to production is reflective of a current fascination with 3D printing, which is becoming readily available for talented teams and everyday consumers alike.
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This Year and Mild Top 6 Examples: 14,081 Total Clicks Jul 13 - Jun 16
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3D-Printed Rocket Engines - NASA Creates a Rocket Engine Using 3D Printing
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Viral 9,205 Clicks Pub: Jul 16, 13
3D-Printed Rocket Engines
NASA Creates a Rocket Engine Using 3D Printing
NASA’s 3D-printed rocket engine is one of the most groundbreaking creations of the year. The evolution of the uses for 3D printing are accelerating at literally light speed. Whether it’s... [More]
3D-Printed Replacement Parts - 'happy3D' Helps Consumers Easily Print Broken Appliance Parts
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This Year and Warm 996 Clicks Pub: Jun 15, 16
3D-Printed Replacement Parts
'happy3D' Helps Consumers Easily Print Broken Appliance Parts
‘happy3D’ by Boulanger is a service that makes it possible to create replacement parts for common household appliances using additive manufacturing. A few of the parts that can be easily... [More]
Martian 3D-Printing Competitions - NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge
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Warm 1,723 Clicks Pub: May 20, 15
Martian 3D-Printing Competitions
NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge
The 3D Printed Habitat Challenge is an effort by NASA, targeted towards designers, that aims to stimulate innovation in 3D printing solutions that could one day be crucial towards establishing a... [More]
Battery-Powered Rockets - The Electron Launch System Uses a Battery-Powered Turbopump
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Mild 1,475 Clicks Pub: Apr 21, 15
Battery-Powered Rockets
The Electron Launch System Uses a Battery-Powered Turbopump
New Zealand-based company Rocket Lab is developing the world’s first battery-powered rocket. The company’s invention centers around the Electron launch vehicle, which is powered by a... [More]
3D-Printed Rocket Engines - The Dragon V2 from SpaceX Features a Powerful Motor
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Untested 518 Clicks Pub: May 31, 14
3D-Printed Rocket Engines
The Dragon V2 from SpaceX Features a Powerful Motor
The Dragon V2 is an upgraded design from Elon Musk’s company SpaceX, which features a 3D-printed titanium engine, which goes to demonstrate the potential of this kind of technology. The... [More]
5D Printing Machines - Ultra-Strong Printed Parts Can Be Made with Five-Axis Additive Manufacturing
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This Year and Untested 164 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 16
5D Printing Machines
Ultra-Strong Printed Parts Can Be Made with Five-Axis Additive Manufacturing
There are now many products that are printed in 3D, as well as a few explorations in 4D and 5D printing. 5D printing is another name for five-axis additive manufacturing, which means that print beds... [More]