RAF jets fly with 3D printed parts
22 January 2014
The engineers at defence company BAE Systems have used 3D technology in producing metal components, including protective covers for cockpit radios and guards for power take-off shafts. The advantages of 3D printing include significant reduction in maintenance costs and greater flexibility in manufacturing locations.
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