GE Additive prototypes jet engine part in just 12 weeks using new binder jet metal 3D printing system

GE Additive prototypes jet engine part in just 12 weeks using new binder jet metal 3D printing system

Moving ahead with its groundbreaking H1 additive manufacturing technology , GE says it was able to 3D print and test 30 prototypes of a football-sized jet engine part and realize the final version in just 12 weeks. The company says that the same feat would have taken years using traditional casting processes. GE’s first musings about its incredibly fast metal 3D printing system came in December 2017, when the company released the first photo of its new H1 3D printer prototype. The machine is based on binder jet printing technology, which uses a binder material to basically glue metal […]

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