Sustainability and environmental compatibility are one of the major facts in the aero industry to achieve with new optimized designs, light weight construction and last not least cost reduction. That is a key driver for the engine manufacturer to increase efficiency and reduce fuel consumption of their product´s.
Aircraft manufacturer need to develop lighter and more efficient aircrafts to reduce the use of resources and long term operating cost. What possibilities offer “Advanced Layer Manufacturing Technologies” in combination with design optimization to address these topics? Where stands this technology today? Ideas and first answers.