2021-10-23
http://w3.windfair.us/wind-energy/news/38732-ge-renewable-energy-offshore-haliade-x-turbine-component-printer-3d-fraunhofer-igcv-voxeljet-sand-binder-jetting-3d-printer-acc

GE Renewable Energy plans on 3D printing turbine components

Binder Jetting Process (Image: voxeljet)Binder Jetting Process (Image: voxeljet)
The project involves the development of a new, large format 3D printer capable of producing sand molds for casting the highly complex metal parts of different shapes and sizes that make up an offshore wind turbine nacelle.

Official Press Release GE Renewable Energy:

GE Renewable Energy, Fraunhofer IGCV, and voxeljet AG plan to develop world’s largest sand binder jetting 3D printer for offshore wind turbines

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GE Renewable Energy, Fraunhofer IGCV, and voxeljet AG plan to develop world’s largest sand binder jetting 3D printer for offshore wind turbines

Project to accelerate and optimize the production of a key casting components of the GE Haliade-X Offshore Turbine / 3D Printing provides flexibility to produce large turbine components near offshore wind projects, lowering transportation costs and bringing environmental benefits / Trials of new technology expected to begin in Q1 2022

GE (NYSE: GE), Fraunhofer IGCV and voxeljet AG (NASDAQ: VJET) today announced a research partnership to develop the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications in order to streamline the production of key components of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The Advance Casting Cell (ACC) 3D printer under development will... ... More: Official Press Release GE Renewable Energy

Keywords:
GE Renewable Energy, offshore, Haliade-X, turbine, component, printer, 3D, Fraunhofer IGCV, voxeljet, sand binder jetting 3D printer, ACC







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