A Conversation on 3D Printing with the CEO of Meltio
June 16, 2023
In January 2023, Spanish multinational Meltio, a wire-laser metal 3D printing technology manufacturer, together with Phillips Corporation, a global manufacturing solutions leader based in the US, worked together to install a metal 3D printing solution to manufacture spare parts and repair tools on onboard US Navy ship, the USS Bataan.
Impossible Objects, a 3D printer and materials company, has developed a composite-based additive manufacturing technology called (CBAM). CBAM is a new process that is fundamentally different from conventional additive manufacturing technologies.
TROY, MI—Members of Project DIAMOnD, a Michigan-based 3D printing network of 300 small- and medium-sized manufacturers, is providing tourniquet clips to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry to aid the country's wounded soldiers in their war against Russia.
CINCINNATI—The United States Air Force and GE have begun the third phase of their ‘Pacer Edge’ pathfinder research at GE Additive‘s
facility here, which is focused on 3D printing four parts that are currently obsolete.
TUCSON, AZ—NASA is spending $750,000 on a project undertaken by two University of Arizona researchers who use machine learning methods to mitigate defects that occur during the 3D printing of jet engine parts.
LONG BEACH, CA—Relativity Space, the first company to 3D print an entire rocket, recently announced that $650 million in new funding enables it to begin production on the Terran R, a fully reusable, entirely 3D-printed launch vehicle.
Building a piano is partly assembly and mostly art. Ever so meticulously, the hundreds or thousands of parts that go into each piano are either made by hand or produced on state-of-the-art CNC machines to a tight tolerance.