GE & Eaton sign a deal for industrialization activities

GE Additive has recently announced that Eaton‘s Aerospace Group has selected two Concept Laser AM machines, as well as AddWorks consultancy services, to direct industrialization activities as Eaton further evolves and executes its long-term additive manufacturing strategy.

One machine will be installed at Eaton’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence at its Innovation Center in Southfield, Michigan, while the second machine will be situated at the company’s R&D lab at its Global Innovation Center in Pune, India. Both machines are expected to be installed by August 2018.

GE Additive AddWorks consultants will consult with Eaton’s teams to advise on industrialization and part certification processes, materials characterization, and production readiness selection strategies.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of products and technologies for hydraulic systems, fuel and inerting systems, motion control and engine solutions.