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DEC 2016

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52 MMS December 2016 mmsonline.com SHOP TALK 17025 and ISO 9001. Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology LLC, call 800-327-9735 or visit zeiss.com/metrology. AIRBUS STANDARDIZES STRATASYS 3D PRINTING MATERIAL FOR USE IN MAKING AIRPLANE PARTS Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has standardized Stratasys' Ultem 9085 3D printing material for use in the production of flight parts for its A350 XWB airplanes. The resin is certified to an Airbus material specification and is used in Stratasys' fused deposition modeling (FDM) additive manu- facturing equipment. By combining a high strength-to-weight ratio with flame, smoke and toxicity compliance for aircraf t f light par ts, Ultem 9 085 enables the production of strong, l i g h t e r- w e i g h t p a r t s while lowering manu- f a c t u r i n g c o s t s a n d p r o d u c t i o n t i m e , Stratasys says. "In 2014, Airbus pro- d u c e d a s i g n i f i c a n t amount of parts on its Stratasys FDM-based 3D printers for use in new A350 XWB aircraft, enabling Airbus to meet delivery commitments o n t i m e," s a y s A n d y Middleton, president of Stratasys EMEA. Stratasys Inc., call 888-480-3548 or visit stratasys.com. RENISHAW'S DEDICATED FACILITY MAKES CUSTOM ADDITIVE MEDICAL PARTS R e n i s h a w h a s c o m - pleted a new Healthcare Ce nte r of E xce lle nce a t i t s s i t e i n S o u t h Wales, United Kingdom. The center provides a facility for the manufac- ture of custom medical d e v i c e s a s w e l l a s education and training f o r t h e l i f e s c i e n c e s community. The facility highlights

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