Posted on

Airbus Helicopters commences production of large 3D printed parts for A350 aircraft

Airbus Helicopters, the helicopter manufacturing division of Airbus, has announced the commencement of large-scale production of 3D printed latch shafts for its A350 aircraft in its Donauwörth, Germany facility. The latch shafts, which are used for the doors of the helicopter, are redesigned with lightweight properties and are manufactured using an EOS M 400-4 printer. Luis Martin […]

Original Source [so] link

Posted on

Additive experts give verdict on IMTS and the industrialization of 3D printing

IMTS 2018 set all time records for attendance and exhibit space. At this years event it was evident that additive manufacturing is increasingly finding application within the wider manufacturing universe. Peter R. Eelman, Vice President, VP of organizers AMT describes AM as “one of the most revolutionary technologies ever brought to IMTS” with an “unprecedented […]

Original Source [so] link

Posted on

Toronto scientists develop handheld 3D bioprinter to treat burn victims

Scientists from the University of Toronto (UoT) and Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI), have created a handheld 3D bioprinter capable of printing skin cells to treat deep-thickness wound on burn victims. According to the research recently published in the Lab on a Chip journal, “When manually positioned above a target surface, the compact instrument [weighing 0.8 […]

Original Source [so] link