M Aerospace RTC

Additive Manufacture of Composite Materials

Imagine & Make Come True

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 Large-scale engineering projects often require an idea. For this ideas to come true, we provide this service for all clients who require it. Our team is flexible and takes all environmental considerations into account to minimize environmental damage. Thru additive manufacture we provide compose materials solutions for aerospace components.  We have a completed range of additive manufacture capabilities including (thermoplastics and metals)

Projects

Oweed

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Equipment Simulation

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Installation

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Sidewalls, Oweed, Bulkheads, Ceilings, Bins.

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Additive Manufacture Technology

What Is FDM?

  

FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) offers 3D printing’s unparalleled design freedom and fast lead times coupled with strong thermoplastics.

It utilizes strong, engineering-grade materials like ABS, Nylon, PLA,  Polycarbonate and ULTEM™ .

FDM can create production parts and functional prototypes with outstanding thermal and chemical resistance and excellent strength-to-weight ratios.


  

How Does Fused Deposition Modeling Work?

  

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is a 3D printing technology widely known for its speed, accuracy, and competitive cost. A machine precisely extrudes melted plastic filament to create a part. Parts are very rigid, especially compared to Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), which makes them a great fit for projects with a rigidity requirement.

Producing parts in FDM is broken up into 3 steps, which includes pre-processing, production, and post-processing.

PRE-PROCESSING:
Printer software slices 3D CAD file into layers. For each slice, the software then converts the data into machine code that determines tool paths for the machine to follow.
PRODUCTION:
An extruder head extrudes liquefied plastic filament along the tool path layer by layer until the part is completed bottom-up.
POST-PROCESSING:
Support material is removed by either dissolving it in water, or breaking it off. More custom finishes such as tapping, inserts, etc. are then applied.

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What Else can we Offer?

COC

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Certificated of Conformance

Materials Certification

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For some materials we offer materials certifications

ITAR / EAR Registration

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 ITAR / EAR Registration policies, for aircraft and military applications.

FDM's Big Impact with Small Production Runs

FDM helps companies say yes to more opportunities in low-volume, customized production parts.

Advantages

PRECISION

 We use the most advanced industrial FDM 3D printers designed to meet tolerances of +/- 0.004” or +/- 0.002” per inch, whichever is greater. 

STRENGTH

 FDM printed parts are available in a variety of high-performance plastics for applications that require resistance to the elements 

LARGE BUILD

M Aerospace can produce FDM parts with large build volumes up to 24″ x 36″ x 36″

COMPLEX GEOMETRY

 Geometries can be built more easily due to the 3D printing process, adding complexity without additional cost. 

RAPID TURNAROUND

 Parts can typically be shipped within 7 days, allowing for faster design iterations and speed to market. 

Weight Reduction

It has being proof the FDM can save up to 25% of weight.

Metal Additive Manufacture

We are working with the bests on the industry to provided you with innovative solutions providing you Metal Printing Services like: 

 

  • Titanium
  • Cobalt chromium
  • Nickel-based alloys
  • Aluminum
  • Hot work steel
  • Stainless steel
  • INCONEL

Not sure how we can help you?

Send us an email or contact us and discover what we can do for you.

Video

Take a look at our process with Ultimaker.