Making parts for a jet engine using a 3D printer is – despite what you may hear – not cheap. The powder used by the printer to build up the part – layer by microscopic layer – is expensive, and the 3D printer itself has a seven-figure price tag. Plus, the component still requires costly finishing work after it emerges from the additive manufacturing process.
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