Oct 26, 2013

Students developed and successfully tested 3d printed rocket engine

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) University of California, San Diego created Tri-D Addittive manufactured (3D Printed) static fire system (aka working metal 3d printed rocket engine). Wow!






Description:
Material: Cobalt Chromium
3rd stage of 3 Stage Cubesat
Thrust: 200 lbs.

Propellants:
Fuel: RP-1 (Jet Fuel)
Oxydizer: Liquid Oxygen (LOx








https://www.facebook.com/sedsucsd

http://issuu.com/datyam/docs/seds_newsletter_final?e=8936455%2F4220927

Update:

Now the Tri-D engine has it's own wikipedia page:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRI-D_(rocket_engine)