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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
3D Metal Printing Delivers AeroDef
Free Exhibits Registration Ends February 3, 2017.
AeroDef Manufacturing 2017 | March 6-9, 2017 | Exhibits: March 7-8 | Fort Worth [TX] Convention Center - Register Today!

AeroDef is Your Launch Pad for Mission-Critical Technologies

Brochures only give you the basics. Videos only tell part of the story. The best way to learn about any new product is to see it in person. Visit AeroDef and see the technologies and services leading aerospace and defense manufacturing all in one location.
  • 140+ Trusted suppliers including 5ME LLC, Electroimpact, EOS, FARO Technologies, Janicki Industries, Mazak, Siemens, Zimmermann and more. View the floor plan and exhibitor list.
  • Aerofied Preferred Supplier Pavilion, which features hand-selected exhibitors based on their capabilities in meeting the needs of AeroDef attendees. Learn more about the Aerofied Pavilion.
  • AeroDef Manufacturing Poster Challenge & Display, brand new in 2017! The next generation of manufacturing researchers, engineers and industry professionals will showcase their innovative solutions to today's top challenges. Posters will be on display on the exhibit floor on Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8. Interested in submitting a poster abstract? Submissions are due by February 9, 2017. Learn more about the Poster Challenge.
  • 3D-Printed NASA Orion Capsule, on display at AeroDef! Lockheed Martin's actual Orion exterior crew module has been 3D-scanned and now printed on a CI BAAM (Big Area Additive Manufacturing) Technology. The Orion Capsule is a 1/3 scale of the capsule being built by Lockheed Martin. It was printed on a CI BAAM 3D printer in 41 hours. The Orion weighs 500 pounds and is 5 feet in diameter. It is made from ABS plastic reinforced with fiberglass and carbon fiber. Learn more about the Orion Capsule.
  • Complimentary Education, including 3 keynote presentations and 4 panel discussions, will provide you with proven strategies and innovative ideas in areas such as quality, composites, additive manufacturing, digital manufacturing and IoT, and cybersecurity. Learn more about education.
  • Networking Receptions, one off-site at Billy Bob's Texas (free for conference registrants and exhibitors; $50 for all others) and one complimentary exhibit floor reception, give you the chance to meet and mingle with your new contacts at AeroDef as well as connect with colleagues and peers. Learn more about the networking receptions.
Start planning your AeroDef 2017 experience today - free exhibits registration ends February 3rd!
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AeroDef Manufacturing 2017
March 6-9, 2017 | Exhibits: March 7-8
Fort Worth [TX] Convention Center