South African Aeroswift 3D printing project in talks with Boeing and Airbus

South African Aeroswift 3D printing project in talks with Boeing and Airbus

Researchers in South Africa are developing the world’s largest titanium powder additive manufacturing machine. First announced in 2011, the government-backed Aeroswift project produced its first demonstrator parts last year and has now piqued the interests of Airbus and Boeing. The Aeroswift machine housed at the CSIR National Laser Centre. Photo via CISR. Aerospace investigates use of Aeroswift Reportedly, Boeing and Airbus are now in discussion with the South African group as Aeroswift advance their 3D printing technology . Using their machine, Aeroswift has created a number of demonstrator parts including a throttle lever, a condition lever grip for the […]

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