In a push to shorten the time between parts manufacturing and aero-engine assembly, GE Aviation is joining with a Sigma Labs, a contract engineering specialist and GE’s neighbor in Evendale, Ohio, to develop 3D procedures specifically aimed at inspecting additive manufactured parts. The move is another step by the engine maker in a broad technology push to improve its tools, fixturing and processes needed for its Leap and GE9X engines development programs. To strengthen that advanced ...

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