Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Saving money and the environment with 3-D printing

The environmental effects of 3-D printing metal aircraft parts has been examined by scientists. They found the method could reduce an airplane's weight by 4 to 7 percent. Conventional manufacturing methods tend to be inefficient and wasteful, the researchers noted.

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