Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace Industry

Article by Rod Mackay updated January 8, 2016

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The aerospace industry is leading the way for adoption of 3D printing technologies for manufacturing applications. With widespread adoption of additive manufacturing for jigs, fixtures, and tooling applications on the shop floor, as well as the announcements of trailblazing companies like United Launch Alliance and Airbus qualifying additive manufactured high performance thermoplastic parts for flight applications, and the printed jet UAV demonstrated in 2015, the future of the industry is starting to take shape.

Why watch the webinar

During the webinar you will learn about:

  • The recent steps forward in manufacturing for the aerospace industry,
  • Review the key applications in which the technology is in use from assembly fixtures to flight parts,
  • Where additive manufacturing for aerospace is headed and how Stratasys are leading the way.

Watch the on-demand webinar below to learn more, hosted by aerospace expert Scott Sevcik from Stratasys.

Presented by Scott Sevcik, Stratasys

The webinar will be presented by Scott Sevcik, the Senior Manager for Aerospace & Defense Business Development at Stratasys

Scott Sevcik

Scott Sevcik, Stratasys

In this role, Scott is responsible for accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing in the aerospace and defense industries globally through building partnerships for application and technology development.

Prior to Stratasys, Scott led the program management team developing sensors and integrated systems for commercial transport aircraft at United Technologies Aerospace Systems.  At UTAS, and Lockheed Martin before that, he led engineering teams on development projects for the SmartProbe® AirData System, the Taiwan P-3 Aircraft, and a satellite launch program.  Scott also led proposal efforts for UAVs, avionics, and missile defense programs at Lockheed Martin.

Scott holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Aerospace Engineering from San Jose State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Political Science from Iowa State University.

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Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.