Norsk Titanium AS, a supplier of additive manufactured structural titanium components, has delivered its first FAA-approved structural components for installation on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the company said.
This key milestone demonstrates the production maturity and readiness of the Rapid Plasma Deposition technology to compete against traditional manufacturing processes.
These and other additive manufactured components will be on display at the International Paris Airshow, Le Bourget June 19-25, 2017 at Norsk Titanium´s booth in Hall 1, Space H299, along with a full-scale mock-up of the company´s patented MERKE IV Rapid Plasma Deposition machine that produced the pioneering structural parts.
Norsk Titanium AS is the world´s pioneering supplier of aerospace-grade, additive manufactured, structural titanium components. The company is distinguished in the aviation industry by its patented Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) process that transforms titanium wire into complex components suitable for structural and safety-critical applications.
Norsk Titanium is a tier-1 supplier to Boeing and is committed to cost-reducing aerostructures and jet engines for the world´s premier aerospace manufacturers. RPD is the world´s first FAA-approved, 3D-printed, structural titanium, delivering substantial lead-time and cost savings for aerospace, defense, and commercial customers.