Airbus, university team on 3-D printing

Mar 14, 2014 | 04:50 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  titanium, airliner parts, Airbus Group, North Western Polytechnical University, 3-D printing, additive manufacturing, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Europe’s Airbus Group NV is teaming with a Chinese university to investigate the future use of additive manufacturing for titanium airliner parts.

The Blagnac, France-based company has signed a cooperation agreement with China’s North Western Polytechnical University “on exploring ways to further apply 3-D printing technology in the commercial aviation sector,” Airbus said in a statement.....

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