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Materials Move Aerospace Additive Manufacturing From Prototypes to Finished Products
9/5/2013

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High-performance engineering thermoplastics like ULTEM 9085 are giving engineers more options in using additive manufacturing for creating finished, end-use production parts, not just prototypes. ULTEM 9085 was used to 3D-print this M3500 instrument, which is a turn and bank indicator that tells the pilot the rate of aircraft turn.
High-performance engineering thermoplastics like ULTEM 9085 are giving engineers more options in using additive manufacturing for creating finished, end-use production parts, not just prototypes. ULTEM 9085 was used to 3D-print this M3500 instrument, which is a turn and bank indicator that tells the pilot the rate of aircraft turn.

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Ann R. Thryft
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A growing trend
Ann R. Thryft   9/10/2013 12:57:08 PM
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Thanks for this overview of a growing trend that's occurring in several industries. Confining the discussion to aerospace makes the changes more visible and understandable.

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