Tag Archives: Selective Laser Melting

Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts 3D-Printed Engine Thrust Chamber Assembly Through Hot-Fire Tests

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted hot-fire tests on a full-scale thrust chamber assembly the company built using a three-dimensional printing method that incorporated selective laser melting technology. The company said Monday that the Defense Production Act Title III program management office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base facilitated tests of the 3D-printed thrust chamber for the RL10 rocket engine. …

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Dynetics, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test Rocket Engine’s 3D-Printed Gas Generator Injector Under SLS Program; David King Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Dynetics have completed a second hot-fire test on the F-1 rocket engine’s gas generator at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. The companies carried out the test series under the Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction contract that aims to reduce risks in rocket boosters for the Space Launch System …

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