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Norsk Titanium to Deliver 3D-Printed Structural Titanium Components to Boeing

Monday, April 17, 2017
Norsk Titanium AS has received a production purchase order for 3D-printed structural titanium components from Boeing--the 787 Dreamliner soon will become the first commercial airplane to fly with certified additive-manufactured titanium parts in structural applications. The parts will be produced using Norsk's proprietary wire-based Rapid Plasma Deposition process. To certify the structural components, Boeing and Norsk Titanium undertook a rigorous testing program, with FAA-certification deliverables completed in February 2017.


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