Autodesk believes 3D printed airplane seat could save airlines millions of dollars

Autodesk believes 3D printed airplane seat could save airlines millions of dollars

Autodesk research scientist Andreas Bastian has designed an airplane seat that combines generative design with 3D printing production methods. According to Autodesk , the seat frame could relate to massive savings for airlines through a massive reduction in weight. Andreas Bastian shows just how light the frame is. Photo via Autodesk. Generative design The airplane seat has been designed by Andreas Bastian at Autodesk’s Pier 9 workshop in San Francisco. Using Autodesk’s Netfabb software, Bastian was able to optimize the design with an internal lattice geometry and surface optimization. The team was able to create the structure to be […]

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