Day: January 3, 2019

American aerostructure manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems has confirmed the receipt of its first 3D printed structural component. The first product of an existing partnership between the company and Norwegian-American Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) developer Norsk Titanium, the part has been installed in the forward fuselage of a Boeing 787.

American multinational IT company International Business Machines Corp, better know as IBM, has filed a patent relating to “3D printing on the surface of an acoustic hologram.” First submitted in June 2017, the document has now been published online for public knowledge.