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Etihad Airways Engineering to use Bigrep 3D printers in their Maintenance, Overhaul and Repair facility

Etihad Airways Engineering to use Bigrep 3D printers in their Maintenance, Overhaul and Repair facility

Written by David

November 30, 2018

Etihad Airways Engineering to install large-scale 3D printer Bigrep ONE to print parts and tooling, followed by a next generation Bigrep EDGE industrial 3D printer to develop, test and certify material for aircraft parts. Bigrep, the global leader in large-scale 3D printing, and Etihad Airways Engineering have announced today that the airline MRO will deploy a Bigrep ONE 3D printer in its Maintenance, Operations and Repair facility at the Etihad home base in Abu Dhabi. The printer will be used in daily operations to print jigs, fixtures and (non-flying) parts on site and on demand. Its arrival highlights the first phase in a partnership between Bigrep and Etihad Engineering established earlier this year, and will be followed by deploying the next-generation industrial 3D printer Bigrep EDGE, with the aim to jointly develop, test and certify new materials for 3D-printed aircraft cabin parts. With the introduction of the new industrial […]

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