Study of Additive Manufacturing for the Aircraft Industry
Yogesh Kumar Mall1, Md. Sajid2, Ramineni Jitendra Sai3, Rambarki Deepak4, Guravtar Singh Mann5

1Yogesh Kumar Mall*, Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech(Hons.) Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab)
2Md. Sajid, Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech(Hons.) Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab)
3Ramineni Jitendra Sai, Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech(Hons.) Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab)
4Rambarki Deepak, Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech(Hons.) Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab)
5Guravtar Singh Mann, Associate Professor Industrial and Production Engineering M. Tech Industrial and Production Engineering (Dr. B. R Ambedkar NIT, Jalandhar), B.Tech Mechanical(PTU Jalandhar)

Manuscript received on December 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on December 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on December 30, 2020. | PP: 181-187 | Volume-10 Issue-2, December 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.B20511210220 | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B2051.1210220
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Abstract: This is a review paper on 3D printing, its significance, and future scope in the aircraft industry.In this article, additive manufacturing is compared with traditional manufacturing in the context of the aircraft industry that gives more accurate knowledge about how additive manufacturing is more effective in terms of cost-cutting, waste prevention, customization, and large-scale production. We will go into the need for 3D printing technology, how it has taken in step over other manufacturing process and are being used for a host of different applications. The paper gives sufficient information about various types of material used in additive manufacturing with the applications, examples, requirements, and process moreover some overview of limitations as well. How Rapid tooling is used with a different process to reduce time and get more productive and efficient parts for the aircraft industries. The use of 3D printing technology in the aircraft industry plays a major role and gained immense applications. It has greatly affected the production line due to its flexibility and ease of production. It is capable of producing intricate parts, a more resilient and lightweight structure that achievesa weight reduction of 40-60%, subsequently result in a leaner cost structure, material saving, and lower fuel consumption.The last section deals with the future scope of additive manufacturing in the aircraft industry with various parameters design aircraft wings, complex design parts, additive manufacturing in space. More companies and the aerospace industry continue to see the value of 3D printing and begin developing on-site 3D printing operations and investing in the technology. 
Keywords: Additive Manufacturing, aerospace, rapid tooling, resin, surrogates