Advanced flight platforms are placing pressure on aerospace companies to adopt rapid manufacturing technologies that accelerate the supply chain and encourage innovation at every level, including product development, inspection and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul). At the same time, there's a growing need to lower fuel costs and efficiently replace legacy parts for aging fleets.

Aerospace and defense customers leverage 3D Systems' industry-leading solutions and expertise to deliver unprecedented manufacturing productivity improvements: increased speed and reliability of quality assurance and validation processes; lowered fuel costs through lightweighting and parts consolidation; increased manufacturing productivity through innovative 3D printed casting patterns, 3D data recovery, injection-mold design, and direct metal printing of airworthy parts.

Explore Our Applications

  • Investment Casting

    The Digital Foundry by 3D Systems will accelerate the delivery of high quality metal products and accurate casting patterns with 3D printed wax and SLA casting patterns

  • Shop Floor

    Empower your manufacturing team by adding 3D Systems end-to-end manufacturing solutions to the shop floor to drive efficiency, productivity and better time-to-market

  • Assembly Processes

    3D Systems’ solutions evolve assembly processes through consolidated assemblies to deliver increased productivity, reduced assembly checks, reduce product weight and improved product lifespans

  • Scan to CAD

    Lost or missing design plans are a thing of the past. The ability to reverse engineer parts with 3D Systems’ scan-to-CAD workflow means you always have CAD data available.

  • Jigs & Fixtures

    Producing accurate jigs and fixtures with 3D printing provides a fast and cost-effective way to advance your manufacturing process.

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