3D Printers will Make the Airplanes of the Future

April 08, 2016

3D Printers will Make the Airplanes of the Future

Norwegian metal 3D printing pioneer Norsk Titanium AS has developed a new printer with the ability to 3D print objects using titanium. The main purpose of this printing technology is to revolutionize the aerospace industry and how planes and other spacecraft are made. Norsk's metal printing technology reduces part costs by more than 50% and production time by more than 75%. The company has recently partnered with American companies to expand their products and services and was even able to obtain a $125 million grant from New York State.  So on your next family vacation the plane you are on will have been made from a 3D printer. 

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