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3-D printing & AM of engine parts, and the effects on maintenance, Issue 102 Oct/Nov 2015

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as '3-D printing' - is the latest process revolutionising parts manufacturing. The concept is now extrending into engine production, with several manufacturers emphasising the long-term potential AM has for the industey. The types of AM in use, and the effects they may have on the future of manufacturing, is explored here. 

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