Rosemarie Stahl ♥ SPOTLIGHTMETAL

Rosemarie Stahl

Vogel Business Media

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A topologically optimised maintenance door for aircraft with dimensions of approx. 775 x 477 x 238 mm. The combination of 3D printing and precision casting made it possible to reduce the weight by 30% compared to conventional production methods. Only 3D printing with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) makes it possible to print a large door in a single piece and then precision-cast it.

How Foundries Remain Competitive Against 3D Printing

Aerospace, automotive, designers: When rapid production of small batches of complex parts is required, more and more companies are turning to 3D metal printing. However, there are ways for traditional foundries to make friends with the competing manufacturing method.

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