Posts with tag: ‘additive manufacturing’

Exploration and Innovation: The Rise of Women in the 3D Printing Industry

The 3D printing industry is in a state of constant flux and development. With the market set to expand by 17.5% over the next seven years, the career opportunities for both men and women are broad and far reaching. However, for years the tech field at large has been mostly dominated by men. Indeed, with only 13% of the 3D printing workforce being female, it’s clear we still have some way to go. But, we are getting there.

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How far can metal additive manufacturing take aircraft engines?

Every year, aircraft turbofan technology propels billions of people into the sky. To allow engines to remain safely secured to aircraft wings for several years, the material properties required in turbofan engines are, naturally, exacting. Engine parts must withstand extreme conditions (stress, corrosion and heat) but still guarantee predictable behavior even in extraordinary situations.

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