Rock Island Arsenal leaders, lawmakers advance next big 3D innovation

metal 3D printer seamless hatch for a Bradley Fighting Vehicle
This seamless hatch for a Bradley Fighting Vehicle was built using the same technology that will be used by the world's largest metal 3D printer which is expected to be moved to the Rock Island Arsenal next spring. CREDIT ED TIBBETTS
It will probably be another six months before the world’s largest metal 3D printer is moved to the Rock Island Arsenal, but military and public and private-sector officials gathered at the base on Monday to commemorate the project. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, both Illinois Democrats, said the endeavor will benefit […]
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