3D printing in <br>aerospace

3D printing in

Realize designs before
committing them to production

3D printing has become a vital tool for aerospace engineers, making rapid prototyping, tooling and even part manufacturing easier and more cost efficient. All this can now take place on-site, ensuring trade secrets never leave their facility.

  • Product development
  • Wind testing
  • Quality control
  • Custom tools & parts
  • Jigs, fixtures & gauges
  • Small production runs

3D printed examples in aerospace

Jet turbine engine

Validate designs

With 3D printing you can easily test and validate designs. This allows you to refine your concept quickly and eliminate costly mistakes.

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Passenger airplane model

Demo real-life models

There’s nothing like having a physical model. With it you can test market potential and have meaningful discussions with key stakeholders.

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End use aerospace part

Complex geometries

It’s now possible to 3D print highly customized, complex and unique models. There’s no need to worry about tooling and lead-times.

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3D printed part vs metal part comparison

The lighter the better

In a matter of hours, sometimes minutes, you can cheaply prototype airplane parts to test lighter designs before going into production.

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