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Titanium part for Helix’s folding bike frame

Lightweight Yet Durable Titanium Great Option for Aerospace Parts

Posted On September 21, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Titanium Grade 5 6Al-4V’s strength and temperature, corrosion resistance make it an ideal material choice for aerospace and defense applications.
Post-process machining on a DMLS part

Graduate to Production: Metal 3D Printing with Enhanced Post Processing and Quality Control

Posted On August 27, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Graduate from prototype to production with post-process machining, powder analysis, heat treatment, and inspection reporting for metal 3D printing.

NASA/Maxar Partnership Demonstrates Assembly and Manufacturing in Space

Posted On February 13, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
A robotic arm being developed for NASA’s Restore-L mission will automate tasks like refueling, repairing, and manufacturing craft components in orbit.
AS9100D certification of suppliers for aerospace industry

AS9100D-Certified Suppliers Keep Aerospace Companies Soaring

Posted On September 5, 2019 By Brandon Marcus
AS9100D-certified manufacturing suppliers meet stringent standards set by aerospace industry.
A 3d printed rocket fuel injector

Metal 3D Printing and Machining Produce High-Efficiency Rocket Designed by Stanford Students

Posted On August 26, 2019 By Protolabs
Aerospace engineering students at Stanford use digital manufacturing to design new iteration of a highly efficient liquid propellant rocket capable of reaching an altitude of 30,000 feet.
Moon to Mars Ice Prospecting Drill Device

From the Moon to Mars: How Protolabs is Helping Students Advance Space Developments

Posted On March 5, 2019 By Protolabs
To further advance STEM education and assist students pursuing careers in aerospace, we're supporting the Moon to Mars Ice and Prospecting Challenge by helping the top three teams bring their designs to life.
3d printing in auto industry

Small Satellites, Big Market: Sky’s the Limit for CubeSats

Posted On February 20, 2019 By Brandon Marcus
The global marketplace for CubeSats—or nanosatellites—is growing dramatically as more space launch companies offer reduced-cost options
ge jet engine

3D Printing Helps Keep Aerospace Industry Aloft

Posted On February 19, 2019 By Protolabs
As more innovations emerge in 3D printing, the additive manufacturing technology is playing a greater role in the aerospace industry.
dmls 3d printing process technician

How Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Combine to Accelerate Aerospace Development

Posted On October 17, 2018 By Brandon Marcus
The aerospace industry is leveraging advances in both additive and subtractive manufacturing technologies to develop more complex components, faster.
on-demand injection molding service facility

Boeing Saves Millions in Manufacturing Costs with Titanium 3D Printing

Posted On October 31, 2017 By Protolabs
Boeing announces partnership with Norsk Titanium to produce 3D-printed, titanium parts for the new 787 Dreamliner.