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Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Fathom is a provider of aerospace additive manufacturing services for quick turnaround aerospace prototypes and production aerospace manufacturing.

AEROSPACE Introduction

Additive manufacturing of lightweight components for aerospace applications reduces fuel consumption, material costs, and CO2 emissions

Engine and turbine parts are typical applications for aerospace companies. By integrating additive manufacturing into their production, complex geometries can be manufactured quickly and cost-effectively.

Since part production does not require tooling, production costs are reduced and small production runs are made possible.

Lightweight structures manufactured using additive manufacturing are high strength and the material savings translate into reduced costs. As a result, airplanes consume significantly less fuel and emit less carbon dioxide.

Aerospace Applications

 

Engine Parts
3D printing technology can reduce engine production costs without compromising performance or reliability.
Turbines
Eliminate the complex, time-consuming, and costly procedure of casting turbine blades in order to increase time to market.
Rocket Engines
Additive manufacturing gives both large and small companies the ability to quickly reach space.
Fuel Nozzles
Components designed as a single part simplify assembly and quality assurance.
Lightweight Brackets
Material and weight savings lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Flow Measurement Probes
The ability to create internal passages not possible with CNC machining make additive a clear choice.

Example Projects

Comprehensive Capabilities for Rapid Manufacturing

At Fathom we offer a unique advantage of speed and agility-our experts help companies go from concept to prototype to manufacturing in ways not previously possible. 

3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
90+ Machines  
SLS / / Two-day  SLA / / Next-day 
FDM / / Next-day DMLS / / Three-day 
PolyJet / / Same-day MJF / / Two-day
Injection Molding

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Prototype Tool / / As soon as 10 days

10K Parts / / 10 days

Production Tool / / As soon as 3 weeks

CNC Machining

3 & 5 Axis Milling & Turning
(Plastics, Composites and Metals)

Tolerance Accuracy Range
from +/-0.001″ to 0.005″

Urethane Casting

Injection Molding Adjacent
without High Costs of Metal Tools

Most Commonly Used for High-Volume
Prototyping & Bridge to Production

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Fathom is driven by advanced technologies and methods that enhance and accelerate today’s product development and production processes.

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