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Flying True: Precision Quality Inspection for Jet Turbines

Making CMM Fixtures can be rather difficult because of the very demanding specification requirements for strength and accuracy. These fixtures often require extensive reiteration of minor cuts, from skimming to reaming, which drastically prolongs the operation times required to produce them.

Thales Alenia Space and 3D Systems Prove Viability of Direct Metal Printing

3D Systems’ On Demand Manufacturing team delivers critical 3D printed metal satellite parts that are 25% lighter and ready in half the time of traditional production techniques The Breakdown: CHALLENGE Produce Lighter-Weight Brackets for Telecommunications Satellite Each bracket mounted on the antenna required a unique topologically optimized design for lower weight without sacrificing strength. SOLUTION… Read more »

Reaching the Outer Limits with GibbsCAM and the Mars Rover Wheel

NextIntent saves days of production time and lighter-weight machined parts through the precise machining analysis with GibbsCAM CAD/CAM software The Breakdown: CHALLENGE Creating One-of-a-Kind Parts for the Mars Exploration Rover Parts and assemblies for the Rover, some machined from solid titanium, contain complex angles and undercut walls, some with thicknesses as small as 1mm (0.040″)…. Read more »