BEAMIT and MTU to additively manufacture titanium parts for aviation engines

May 5, 2023

BEAMIT Group and MTU Aero Engines will collaborate to additively manufacture Ti-6Al-4V components for the aviation industry (Courtesy MTU Aero Engines)
BEAMIT Group and MTU Aero Engines will collaborate to additively manufacture Ti-6Al-4V components for the aviation industry (Courtesy MTU Aero Engines)

The BEAMIT Group, Fornovo di Taro, Italy, and MTU Aero Engines, Munich, Germany, have announced a collaboration to additively manufacture Ti-6Al-4V components for the aviation industry. By combining BEAMIT’s experience in metal Additive Manufacturing with MTU’s engineering and design capabilities, the two companies aim to deliver high-performance components that are lighter, more durable, and more efficient than their counterparts.

“We are excited to collaborate with MTU Aero Engines, a global leader in the aerospace industry, to push the boundaries of what’s possible with additive manufacturing,” stated Mauro Antolotti, president and CEO of BEAMIT Spa. “Our teams will work closely together to design and manufacture titanium components that meet the rigorous quality and performance standards required for aerospace applications.”

THE WORLD OF METAL AM TO YOUR INBOX
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
Sign up

The use of titanium in Additive Manufacturing has become increasingly popular in the aerospace industry, as it offers superior strength and durability compared to traditional manufacturing methods. The collaboration between BEAMIT and MTU will focus on developing Ti components that are large enough to meet the needs of the aviation industry, whilst maintaining the same level of quality and performance.

“We are always looking for ways to push the boundaries of what’s possible with new manufacturing technologies,” added Dr Karl-Heinz, Senior Manager Additive Manufacturing Technology, at MTU Aero Engines. “This collaboration with BEAMIT will allow us to explore new ways to use Additive Manufacturing to create innovative, high-performance components that can help improve the efficiency and performance of our aircraft engines.”

www.beam-it.eu

www.mtu.de

Download Metal AM magazine

About Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine

Metal AM magazine, published quarterly in digital and print formats, is read by a rapidly expanding international audience.

Our audience includes component manufacturers, end-users, materials and equipment suppliers, analysts, researchers and more.

In addition to providing extensive industry news coverage, Metal AM magazine is known for exclusive, in-depth articles and technical reports.

Our focus is the entire metal AM process from design to application.

Each issue is available as an easy-to-navigate digital edition and a high-quality print publication.

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap