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Titanium vs Aluminum: Workhorse Metals for Machining and 3D Printing

Posted On October 4, 2019 By Steve Konick
Light weight and strength help aluminum and titanium excel for 3D-printed and machined parts.
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Boeing Saves Millions in Manufacturing Costs with Titanium 3D Printing

Posted On May 15, 2017 By Protolabs
Boeing announces partnership with Norsk Titanium to produce 3D-printed, titanium parts for the new 787 Dreamliner.
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Replace Metal with Plastic to Save Weight, Cost

Posted On April 14, 2017 By Tony Holtz
To decrease weight and potentially cost, you can replace metal with plastic on certain parts.
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