VANCOUVER, British Columbia
- Jan. 10, 2023
-- 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has the potential to revolutionize the aviation industry. There are several ways in which 3D printing is being used or could be used in aviation:
- Producing complex and lightweight structural parts, such as fuselage panels and wing spars, can reduce an aircraft's weight and improve its fuel efficiency.
- Creating custom spare parts on demand can reduce inventory costs and lead times.
- Building prototypes and concept models quickly and inexpensively can accelerate the design and development process.
- Manufacturing tooling and fixtures for use in production and maintenance can reduce costs and lead times.
Overall, the adoption of 3D printing in the aerospace industry in Canada is expected to continue to grow in the coming years as the technology becomes more mature and the cost of 3D printing equipment continues to decline. However, some challenges need to be addressed before 3D printing can be widely adopted in the aviation industry. These include issues related to quality control, material properties, and regulatory approval. Knowing the approval pathway and having industry experience and credibility that the prospective buyers would take you seriously is a trifecta of hurdles and Av3D's competitive advantage.About Av3D Design Corp.:
Av3D serves as an integrated additive manufacturing solution provider for airlines, aircraft servicing companies and the aviation industry in general. The startup provides a system for companies to connect to when seeking a seamless adoption of additive manufacturing technologies on an industrial level. (https://av3dprinting.com/