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wooo!!!

without giving too much away, if you don't mind, is it in moto-sports (F1? MotoGP? Rally?) component rapid prototyping? AeroSpace/Rocketry? Other Engine Design? Stressed Structural component manufacturer? medical? like hip/joint replacement??

What's the cost differential between that and something like MIM??

That, sounds AWESOME!

Actually, how is the titanium 'fed' into an 'auger'/hopper/feeder/printhead? is it in filament form, or like pellets? or, is it similar to the current 'sand bath' aluminum/steel/alloy 3D printing and simply a change of material to Titanium and slight temperature/duration/sequence variances/variations?

okay, so I'm asking all the 'freshman' noob nerd-out questions. but printing titanium? that sounds WAY too cool!

granted, Ti sheetmetal is not what you'd use a 3D printer for, but perhaps just the collector portion and endcaps; I want to hear her organs, sing! sing! sing! dang it! lol.


http://youtu.be/laCpEG4yDrY

I'd love to see the differentials in stress test & heat, between a printed vs. milled, vs. cast Titanium pieces. I'm sure your place of work has done it already.

but, can't believe they're already printing titanium!!!

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these are some examples found online, anything similar?


http://youtu.be/zApmGFDA6ow


http://youtu.be/E7--ZWPVVdQ

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

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