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Video: World’s Largest Additive Metal Manufacturing Plant

GE Aviation facility in Italy will have capacity for 60 machines making metal production parts through additive manufacturing.


Profiler Expected to Exceed 100 Cubic Inches per Minute in Titanium

Five-axis, five-spindle machine aims at reduced cost per piece for production of large aircraft components.


TRAM Conference Registration Now Open

The two-day aerospace manufacturing event sponsored by Boeing returns to IMTS.


Laser Encoder Feedback for 40-Meter Wing Parts

Large machine travels, long machining cycles and changing aircraft manufacturing precision demands necessitated a non-contact approach to machine-tool position feedback.


White Papers for Aerospace Machining

Two white papers from machine tool distributor and automation integrator Gosiger Inc. explain the capabilities required of CNC machine shops that wish to enter the aerospace market.


When to Waterjet, When to Mill

A composite parts manufacturer in Nebraska recently installed a combined five-axis waterjet/milling machine to position itself to win large-scale aerospace work it sees on the horizon.


Video: Additive Manufacturing in Extreme Application

NASA’s test of a rocket engine fuel injector made through selective laser melting illustrates an additively produced part’s capacity to perform at high temperature and pressure.


TRAM Returns to IMTS 2014, Announces Keynote Speakers from Boeing

The targeted aerospace conference takes place September 10-11, 2014, and will kick off with a presentation from the Vice President of Research and Technology at Boeing.


Cryogenic Machining Avoids the White Layer

According to 5ME, a recently discovered benefit of cryogenic machining is that it prevents the formation of an untempered martensitic “white layer” on the machined surface.


GE Contest Winner: The Most Strength with the Least Weight

GE recently announced the winner of its Jet Engine Bracket Challenge. The challenge involved a bracket to be shifted from CNC machining to additive manufacturing. Machining limits design options, but additive manufacturing offers complexity for free...


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