Whatever the structure and customs of the aircraft aftermarket, a slow but steady revolution is taking place in the parts themselves. Additive manufacturing will bring increasing counts of metal parts that are cheaper, produced on demand rather than expensively stored, integrated rather than assembled, lighter and better performing. Major aerospace OEMs are pushing these improvements as fast as technology, economics and regulation allow.   Arconic Engineered Structures already has ...


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