United States Air Force – Airmen Powered by Innovation Program

Pengraff 3D Printing

Staff Sgt. Matthew Farmer, 352d Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman, outfits an MC-130J Commando II’s Color Multi-Purpose Display with a 3D printed cover on RAF Mildenhall, April 8, 2016. Farmer designed the covers to protect the $70k screens from damage occurring during routine maintenance. Farmer submitted his ideas through the Airmen Powered […]

Additive Manufacturing Media – Article: How 3D Printing Enables Sustainability in a High-Turnover Consumer Market

Pengraff 3D Printing

Pengraff UK built its business initially providing mounting solutions for routers and telecommunications equipment, hardware with built-in obsolescence. 3D printing and sustainable materials enable the company to live its values while manufacturing products with a limited lifespan. 3D printing offers the ability to get a product off the ground quickly, without tooling and at lower […]

Additive Manufacturing Media – Article: 8 Times 3D Printing Built a Better Bracket

BT HOME HUB 6 BRACKET, SMART HUB BRACKET, WALL MOUNT, WALL BRACKET

Brackets may not be the most exciting application for 3D printing, but they are one of the most important. Here are 8 instances where a 3D printed bracket offered advantages over a conventionally produced one. When Editor in Chief Peter Zelinski summarized additive manufacturing’s (AM’s) opportunity in 2013, the one word he used was “brackets.” […]