The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing

Boeing partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to create a tool used to build the folding wing tip for the forthcoming 777X airplane. The wing trim and drill tool is now the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” certified by Guinness World Records. The tool represents Boeing’s latest achievement in 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. The tool is used to secure the 777X composite wing skin for drilling and machining at Boeing’s new St. Louis Composite Center of Excellence, where Boeing is designing and fabricating wing edge and empennage parts for the 777X.

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The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing

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The World's Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing

The 777X wing trim and drill tool is now the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” certified by Guinness World Records

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Video Game Technology Helping Physical Therapy Patients & Athletes at Mizzou Lab

Mizzou researchers are using the depth camera associated with video game systems to help physical therapy patients and athletes.

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New Software for Drug Companies to Make Drugs Cheaper, Faster and Better

New software will provide pharmaceutical companies the ability to develop drugs cheaper, faster and better by improving calculations of drug-target binding.

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Scopio Finds Images on Social Media, Letting Users Get Paid for Their Photos

A company with roots in St.Louis is finding ways to sift through social media to find marketable photos. From there, they put brands and photographers together.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am