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Advanced Applications of 3D Printing: From Prototypes and Parts

Advanced Applications of 3D Printing: From Prototypes and Parts

3D printing – the additive fabrication of objects by depositing and patterning successive layers of material – has been touted as an enabling platform for applications ranging from lighter, more efficient aircraft and advanced prosthetics to homemade firearms and lab-grown organs. Anthony Vicari, Research Associate at Lux Research, provides this brief report on performance improvements in this space and why additional research and development is needed for these processes to reach commercial maturity.

Applications of Additive Manufacturing in Military Simulators & Trainers

Applications of Additive Manufacturing in Military Simulators & Trainers

Last year Robert Ghobrial, LM Technical Fellow – Production Operations Rotary & Mission Systems, Lockheed Martin gave a presentation on the applications of additive manufacturing in military simulators & trainers.