Recent innovations in the production of aerospace materials by additive manufacturing


  • Arif Lütfi Özsoy Institute of Science, Erciyes University, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey
  • Çağrı Vakkas Yıldırım Department of Airframes and Powerplants, Erciyes University, 38030, Kayseri, Turkey
  • Murat Sarikaya Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sinop University, 57000, Sinop, Turkey


Aerospace materials, Additive manufacturing, Manufacturing technology, 3D printing


This paper discusses the additive manufacturing method, which is an alternative method for the production of aircraft components with complex geometry, where problems are encountered in the processes because it is expensive to manufacture the aerospace material and difficult to cut them. Challenges in the processing of aerospace materials have been discussed considering the studies in the literature. Later, additive manufacturing method and its types are defined. It is important to demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of the alternative technique. Finally, views are given about the future place of the method discussed. Additive manufacturing is an important alternative in manufacturing aerospace components, but studies need to be extended to eliminate some of the disadvantages.


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How to Cite

Özsoy, A. L., Yıldırım, Çağrı V., & Sarikaya, M. (2021). Recent innovations in the production of aerospace materials by additive manufacturing. Journal of Production Systems and Manufacturing Science, 2(2), 1–4. Retrieved from



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