Senior Aerospace BWT Installs Stratasys 3D Printers for Aircraft Interior Parts
AnonymousMemberApril 6, 2021 at 9:20 AM
Stratasys technology has been used in the past for 3D printed aerospace applications, and now UK company Senior Aerospace BWT has invested in the company by installing two of its industrial-grade 3D printers at its Macclesfield, Cheshire site. Part of Senior plc, an AS/EN/JISQ 9100:2016 accredited global manufacturer of ultra-lightweight, low-pressure air distribution systems for aerospace, Senior Aerospace BWT is now reporting savings of up to 75% on several interior aircraft parts it’s 3D printing for OEMs using the Fortus 450mc systems from Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS). In addition, to show top customers that it really means business, the company went through a testing and qualification program of ULTEM 9085 resin—an aerospace-grade material, also by Stratasys.
“Senior Aerospace BWT is now an industry leader in driving the increased adoption of thermoplastic 3D-printed parts for aircraft, enabling our customers to benefit from the significant benefits that this technology delivers,” Darren Butterworth, the CEO of Senior Aerospace BWT, stated in a press release. “After two years of intensive R&D work, we have qualified the associated products and processes, which enable us to produce flight-ready parts quickly and cost-effectively for our customers. We now have the capability of deploying a robust, accurate, repeatable and
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