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The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time at Boeing's South Carolina facility in March. (Photo: Boeing)

3D Printing Is Taking to the Skies with Boeing

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will now be fitted with titanium...from a printer. The Boeing Company has partnered with Norsk Titanium to 3D print titanium for the Dreamliner production line in hopes to save up to three million dollars. The order for the parts came at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow when Norsk released that Boeing ordered titanium engineering test parts. According to Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Boeing wants Norsk to “manufacture, test, and analysis of the Ti-6Al-4V additively manufactured preforms was…