3D-printing parts knocks $3m off Boeing Dreamliner plane costs

As IoT adoption continues to surge and VR investments soar, 3D printing is perhaps the area to which we should all be averting our gaze. IDC estimates that there was more than $13bn worth of 3D-printing-related purchases in 2016, with the market expected to grow to $28.9bn by the end of the decade. When big industry gets involved, you know that growth is more and more achievable. On that note, Boeing has revealed a new partnership with Norsk Titanium AS, to print the first structural titanium parts for its 787 Dreamliner. The...

Published By: Silicon Republic - Wednesday, 12 April - Read more...


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