Intelligent Aerospace: USAF Taps Essentium to Accelerate Development of Additive Manufacturing

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Essentium, Inc., announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to drive the development and deployment of advanced additive manufacturing (AM) solutions for applications in tooling, ground support, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), and flight-certified parts for military aircraft and ground vehicles through both the U.S. Air Force and the National Guard Bureau (NGB).

The Essentium-U.S. Air Force project team will test and develop new materials and processes using the Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSETM) 3D Printing Platform, which offers segment leading print speeds useful for both rapid part production at the point of use and decreasing the time required to certify new materials for use in flight.

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