World’s first 3D-printed jet engine unveiled – E & T Magazine

The world's first 3D printed jet-engine

Australian engineers have unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed jet-engine and pledged to fly a prototype in less than a year.

Developed by a team from Monash University’s Centre for Additive Manufacturing in Melbourne, working with global aerospace giants including Boeing, Airbus, Raytheon and Safran, the prototype represents a major breakthrough in manufacturing of aeroplane parts and paves the way for the use of innovative materials and cheaper processes.

World’s first 3D-printed jet engine unveiled – E & T Magazine.

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