Essentium, Inc., a leading provider of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to drive the development and deployment of advanced additive manufacturing 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).
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United States Air Force Airman – Tech. Sgt. Ryan McBride, currently stationed at the Little Rock Air Force Base (LRAFB), collaborated with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to develop a 3D printed metal bracket for the C-130J Super Hercules.
The U.S. Air Force, yesterday, announced the use of certified replacement aircraft parts made from industrial polymer 3D printer. The 60th Maintenance…