Story excerpt provided by Dayton Daily News.
Written by Chelsey Levingston.
GE Aviation is at the forefront of a new materials technology that company leaders say will revolutionize aircraft manufacturing along with advances in additive manufacturing processes.
The technology, ceramic matrix composites, is essentially a made-up material, consisting of microscopic fibers assembled together from multiple advanced materials. The combined materials have new and different properties than they would separately.
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Originally published March 3, 2015.