Rolls-Royce to 3D Print Airplane Engine Parts

3D Printing may soon be keeping you in the air as Rolls-Royce has decided that it's going to use the technology to help make its airplane engines.

"While the company has been mulling the idea of using 3D printing for a few years now, it's finally decided that the technology has come of age.

Confident that it can push the limits of additive manufacturing to provide the levels of precision required for aeronautical engineering, Rolls-Royce will now be using 3D printers to create metallic and ceramic parts for its commercial airplane engines."

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