Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense 2018-2028
Aerospace has the highest carbon footprint per tonne-km over any other mode of transportation. Regulatory demands coupled with economic and performance advantages mean that saving any weight is a constant target. This report looks at the key lightweighting approaches for this sector and which players and technologies stand to be the main winners and losers. The predominant focus is on advanced lightweight materials and the rise of additive manufacturing.