Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31991/more en Opinion: Paris 2017 And The Future Of Additive Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Bionic design and advanced fabrication methods are the future of additive manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The additive manufacturing-bionic design combination is analogous to the introduction of composites four decades ago.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/opinion-paris-2017-and-future-additive-manufacturing#comments Up Front Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Up Front Global Fri, 07 Jul 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1655641 at http://aviationweek.com Concept Laser Incremental Improvements Driving Major MRO IT Changes http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes <div class="field-deck"> Purpose-built add-ons can work, with integration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bots, virtual reality hold great potential for making MRO processes and technicians more efficient.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/incremental-improvements-driving-major-mro-it-changes#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO Top Stories Technology Global Wed, 05 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1653691 at http://aviationweek.com Air France/KLM Additive Manufacturing Design Tips For Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-design-tips-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body">Use of additive manufacturing in aerospace will more than quadruple to over $3 billion in 2022 from this year's level.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-design-tips-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-design-tips-aerospace#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Global Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000 1639091 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Lightweight, organically-shaped models, such as this model from Siemens NX, can be designed using simulation-based topology optimization then printed using additive manufacturing.</p> Credit: SIEMENS GKN Develops Large-Scale Additive Process http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/gkn-develops-large-scale-additive-process <div class="node-body article-body">GKN is developing a large-scale additive manufacturing process that could significantly improve the manufacture of large titanium aerospace components.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/gkn-develops-large-scale-additive-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/gkn-develops-large-scale-additive-process#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000 1637521 at http://aviationweek.com GKN Aerospace Internet Of Things Advancing Smarter Aerospace Production Machines http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/internet-things-advancing-smarter-aerospace-production-mac <div class="node-body article-body">Makino has been concentrating on making machines much smarter and more efficient. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/internet-things-advancing-smarter-aerospace-production-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/internet-things-advancing-smarter-aerospace-production-mac#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing North America Mon, 15 May 2017 20:15:00 +0000 1628431 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Enhanced quality and lower costs will push aerospace production machines toward more automation and digital connections through the Industrial Internet of Things.</p> Makino New Technologies Help GE Realize Smarter Factories http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-technologies-help-ge-realize-smarter-factories <div class="node-body article-body">Brilliant Factories will analyze data to make plants smarter, using sensors, digital design and optimization of production and supply chains.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-technologies-help-ge-realize-smarter-factories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/new-technologies-help-ge-realize-smarter-factories#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Commercial Aviation Fri, 12 May 2017 22:28:00 +0000 1627091 at http://aviationweek.com <p>All of GE Aviation&rsquo;s manufacturing plants are now moving toward being &quot;Brilliant&quot; factories.&nbsp;</p> Makino Fluid Dynamics, Simulation To Play Bigger Role In MRO http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/fluid-dynamics-simulation-play-bigger-role-mro <div class="field-byline"> Ben Hargreaves </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MRO operators are beginning to reap the benefits as fluid dynamics and simulation potential is being realized. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/fluid-dynamics-simulation-play-bigger-role-mro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/fluid-dynamics-simulation-play-bigger-role-mro#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO AW.com Engineered North America Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1534421 at http://aviationweek.com COMSOL Optomec Improves Additive Repair Technique http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/optomec-improves-additive-repair-technique <div class="node-body article-body">Optomec is steadily improving the performance and cost of a 3D printing technique well-suited to repairing metal parts on aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/optomec-improves-additive-repair-technique" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/optomec-improves-additive-repair-technique#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing North America Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:59:00 +0000 1528391 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Schematic diagram of LENS.</p> Optomec Stratasys Stretches 3-D Plastic, Composite Technologies http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/stratasys-stretches-3-d-plastic-composite-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Fused Deposition Modeling allows designers to create part geometries that would simply be impossible to make with traditional manufacturing techniques.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/stratasys-stretches-3-d-plastic-composite-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/stratasys-stretches-3-d-plastic-composite-technologies#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:26:00 +0000 1527951 at http://aviationweek.com Stratasys UK's Metalysis Envisions Low-Cost Titanium Future http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/uks-metalysis-envisions-low-cost-titanium-future <div class="node-body article-body">Metalysis’s vision is one of on-demand production of metal powder in factories of the future.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/uks-metalysis-envisions-low-cost-titanium-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/uks-metalysis-envisions-low-cost-titanium-future#comments Advances in Manufacturing Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Technology Europe Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1524931 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus