GE Additive

GE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in additive design and manufacturing, a pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses. Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines and quality materials, we empower our customers to build innovative new products. Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes and help change the world for the better. GE Additive includes additive machine providers Concept Laser and Arcam EBM; along with additive material provider AP&C.

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GE Additive helps Callaway Golf Company break the mold to redesign putter head

Callaway Odyssey R-Ball putter created in 17-4PH stainless steel on a Concept Laser M2.
(Photo: Callaway Golf Company, GEADPR014)Callaway Golf Company, a leading manufacturer of high-performance golf equipment, has signed a consultancy agreement with GE Additive’s AddWorks team to help it harness the potential of additive manufacturing. The first project resulting from the agreement is a redesigned Odyssey R-Ball Prototype putter head. Odyssey is Callaway Golf’s putter brand and the #1 Putter in Golf®.

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR012)At formnext, GE Additive demonstrated its forthcoming digital workflow software solution and announced its intention to offer a suite of secure build preparation services to be commercially available at the RAPID + TCT show in May 2019.

Dogs & Bones: Topsey’s turvy spine and Lucca’s limbs helped with bespoke titanium devices

Meet Lucca the Shih Tzu.
(Image credit: Langford Vets, Image credit diagnostic images/ surgical guide: CBM Wales, GEADPR013)Certain breeds of small dog are genetically prone to developing potentially life changing conditions. In dachshunds and Shih Tzu’s, abnormal bone growth can sometimes cause their front paws to point outwards. And in pugs, and other breeds with corkscrew tails, are susceptible to spinal problems caused by mis-shapen bones. Fortunately, if diagnosed in time, these conditions can be treated with surgery.

AP&C to offer aluminum alloy F357 powder from April 2019

The final analysis to determine the content of carbon and sulfur within a metallic matrix, F357.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR011)AP&C – a GE Additive company – has announced that it will begin production of aluminum alloy F357 powder in Q1 2019 with customer deliveries expected from April 2019.

First Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems to be delivered in Q2 2019

First Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems to be delivered in Q2 2019.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR010)GE Additive has announced that its first Concept Laser M LINE FACTORY systems will be delivered to customers in Q2 2019. Since GE Additive’s acquisition of Concept Laser in December 2016, the M LINE FACTORY’s design architecture, system and software have undergone extensive review and redesign in line with established GE processes and beta testing with selected customers.

GE Additive Unveils Arcam EBM Spectra H

Arcam EBM Spectra H system. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR008)GE Additive today unveiled the Arcam EBM Spectra™ H, a new metal additive manufacturing system, designed to handle high heat and crack prone materials. The Arcam EBM Spectra H complements the company’s existing electron beam melting systems.

GE Additive Education Program Open for Entries from Schools and Colleges

GE Additive Education Program Open for Entries from Schools and Colleges. (Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR007)GE Additive is now accepting applications from schools and colleges for the 2018 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). The application is live on the GE Additive website at www.ge.com/additive. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.

Additive redesign of an oil header: Small part – big impact

Comparison of two-part oil header (left) and one-part 3D oil header with improved lubricating action (right). (Photo: Concept Laser GmbH, GEADPR006)Surprising component solutions are not unusual in the world of manufacturing. But the extent to which they are changing our previous view of manufacturing is reflected in a small 3D metal printed part from Bosch in Bamberg. In the assembly of common rail injectors (CRI), a conventionally machined part has been replaced by a metal printed part. The object is a new oil header that wets a thread with oil in order to optimize the subsequent fitting of two components. We saw very clearly what the term redesign by AM really means.

Arcam AB delists from Nasdaq Stockholm exchange

GE (NYSE: GE) today announces that Arcam AB has delisted from the Nasdaq (Stockholm) exchange. The last day of trading of Arcam stock was January 26, 2018.

Jason Oliver appointed head of GE Additive

Jason Oliver appointed head of GE Additive. (Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR004)GE Additive has appointed Jason Oliver as CEO and Vice President, GE Additive. As CEO, Oliver will lead the GE Additive operations including Concept Laser, Arcam and GeonX, reporting to David L. Joyce, GE Vice Chairman. Oliver joined GE on January 1.

GE Additive reveals prototype of new binder jet machine

GE Additive reveals prototype of new binder jet machine.
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR003)Cincinnati, 13 December 2017 – GE Additive has released the first image of a prototype of a brand new additive machine (project name H1) based on binder jet technology that will eventually challenge the need for castings. Further iterations of this machine will be made in early 2018 with the first production machines being shipped mid-2018.

GE Additive acquires GeonX to strengthen software simulation capabilities

Pictured from Left to Right: Michel Delanaye, co-founder and CEO, GeonX, Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President and General Manager, GE Additive, Laurent D'Alvise co-founder and CEO, GeonX.  (Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR002)Frankfurt am Main (Germany), November 16, 2017 – GE Additive announced today that it has acquired GeonX, a privately-owned developer of simulation software. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

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