3D Printing Sensors onto Aerospace Components
Posted @ 11/17/2015 9:14 AM
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Sensors printed directly onto compressor and turbine blades could reduce aircraft maintenance.
3D printing has become more and more popular over the last few years, and its applications are seemingly endless. This is proven in this article from Engineering.com, in which it is discussed that 3D printers may soon be used to print sensors directly on to compressor and turbine blades. By doing so, maintenance of aircraft can be reduced, saving both time and money. What aspects of engineering will 3D printing influence next?