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  • Casting new methods of production saves Air Force time, money

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, part of the Air Force Sustainment Center, has a new additive manufacturing approach to solve an old problem, sourcing hard to acquire parts for legacy aircraft. By digitally recreating the mold used to create cast parts, instead of building the part from

  • OC-ALC Unveils DOD-first in Additive Manufacturing

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion Directorate, along with industry partner General Electric, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Complex’s second Reverse Engineering and Critical Tooling lab which hosts 3D metal printers

  • Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

    Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning