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Rocket Update!

On July 17, 2017, Posted by , In Aerospace, With No Comments

Last year Addaero started an in-house project to design, fabricate and fire an EBM additively manufactured rocket.  In December, we shared with you the first finished component, the rocket nozzle. We are now happy to announce the completion of the second major step in the process with the fabrication of…

Effect of HIPing on EBM Produced Ti6Al4V

On July 10, 2017, Posted by , In Aerospace, With No Comments

Addaero is committed to producing additively manufactured components that can withstand the harshest of environments.  To meet these demands, we employ various post-processing procedures that improve the quality and functionality of our components.  For aerospace applications, the most common post-process is to HIP (hot isostatic press) the parts.  In general,…

From design to final part, what does it really take?

On February 17, 2017, Posted by , In Marine, With No Comments

Design to Part for Custom Marine Hardware Background: A common misconception with metal additive manufacturing is that 3D printing is as simple as printing followed by part installation.  Addaero’s approach is to treat additively manufactured components as near-net castings that require post-processing operations to meet the final production requirements.  Because…

Addaero Rocket Project

On December 17, 2016, Posted by , In Aerospace, With No Comments

Background: Over the past 2 years Addaero has been fortunate to work with some of the most prestigious companies in the world and we have been able to work on some amazing projects.  With confidentiality being paramount in the industry we are rarely able to show what we work on….