GE

General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York City and headquartered in Boston. As of 2018, the company operates through the following segments: aviation, healthcare, power, renewable energy, digital industry, additive manufacturing, venture capital and finance and lighting.

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Power Move: GE Signs First Contract For The World’s Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine In Operation

“John Lavelle has seen many powerful machines during his nearly four decades as a GE engineer. But none measure up to the Haliade-X, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation. The turbine set a world record earlier …

XO-rbitant Strength: Electric Exoskeletons Give Wearers The Strength Of A Forklift But A Gentler Touch

“In popular culture, automation is generally synonymous with putting people out of work. But in real life it can do the opposite, making workers more effective at the jobs they already have. That’s the case with a full-body exoskeleton …

Hot Off The Press: 3D Printing Has Pushed This Gas Turbine To New Highs

“In 2012, Andrew Passmore thought he had taken a machine to its limits. His team of engineers had just upgraded a gas turbine powerful enough to supply with electricity the equivalent of 200,000 European homes. It was the second …

Please Touch: 3D Printed Anatomy Can Make Surgery A Hands-On Experience For Everyone

“About three years ago, Dr. Beth Ripley had a patient in denial. Though Ripley and several other radiologists identified a tumor growing on the woman’s kidney, she refused to believe it — mainly because the treatment, a surgery involving removing …

GE Taps Into Its Collective Brain To Unlock 3D Printing’s Full Potential

” you’ve ever seen 3D printing video, chances are it was time-lapse footage. The actual process of additive manufacturing can take hours or days, particularly when lasers are melting metal powder layer by layer into an intricate part. The simplest …

GE 3D-Printed a Miniature Jet Engine That Runs at 33,000 RPM

“Consider it a jet engine for the Oompa-Loompas. GE engineers working on the future of aircraft manufacturing recently showed off some of their capabilities. They made a simple 3D-printed mini jet engine that roared at 33,000 rotations per minute …