According to Travis’s release,” The first approved project was printed on the Stratasys F900, which can print parts with dimensions up to 36 inches x 24 inches x 36 inches made of Ultem 9085, a specialized plastic known for its extra flexibility, density, and strength. The 60th Maintenance Squadron at Travis AFB, Calif., is the Air Force’s first-ever field unit equipped with a Federal Aviation Administration- and USAF-certified 3D printer capable of producing aircraft parts. Typically, parts that don’t keep the aircraft from performing their mission don’t have as high a priority for replacement.”
According to MSgt. In the release, John Higgs, the squadron’s metals technology section chief, said, “We already have a list from the Air Force level to help them print and backfill some supplies. This will ensure other bases can replace items sooner than expected with our help.”
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Graduate students learned how to 3-D print ice cream in an additive manufacturing course at MIT.
According to John Hart, the Mitsui Career Development Associate Professor in Contemporary Technology and Mechanical Engineering at MIT,” says early education on 3-D printing is the key to helping the technology expand as an industry. I very much enjoyed creating and teaching the course and I’m proud of what the students did, and what it means about the future potential of additive manufacturing. The students’ final projects have included printers that they built specially to print molten glass and even soft-serve ice cream”.
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