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VIDEO [ILA BERLIN 2018] Is 3D Printing Becoming the New Manufacturing Norm?

Is 3D printing becoming the new manufacturing norm? The last few years have been good for additive manufacturing in the aviation industry. 3D printed aircraft parts are 30 to 55% lighter than traditionally made parts, making them good candidates for fuel efficiency and savings.

At ILA Berlin, we met Aerotec and MTU Aero Engines. They gave their insights on additive manufacturing which, once used just for prototyping, has now become an industrial process in its own right.


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Journalist and the Editor-in-Chief for DirectIndustry e-magazine. She has years of experience in business issues for various media including France 24, Associated Press, Radio France…

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