The 3D-printed power door opening system (PDOS) bracket is a cobalt-chrome alloy component being produced by GE, offering a 10% weight reduction and 90% waste reduction compared to a conventional manufacturing methods.
Direct Metal Laser Melting
The Concept Laser M2 lasercusing machine is a DMLM (direct metal laser melting) system that converts layers of fine metal powder into metal form, establishing three-dimensional shapes determined by CAD and .stl programming.
Flying off the shelves
The GEnx is dual-rotor, high-bypass turbofan engine supplied by GE Aviation to Boeing for its 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner series. According to GE, it is its fastest-selling, "high-thrust jet engine” — with more than 1,600 units on order.