3D Printing Facility

3d printer

A 3d printing facility has been established for rapid prototyping the Aircraft models and Physical mock-up of Landing Gear Mechanisms.

Machine Specification 

  1. Delta XL (Build volume: Dia. 420 mm x 720mm)
  2. Delta 500 (Build volume: Dia. 520 mm x 620mm)


Salient Features

  • Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) technology
  • Dual Extruder
  • Cylindrical Build envelope: Dia. 520 x 620 mm
  • Materials: ABS, PLA and PC
  • Pre-processing software: Simplify 3D
  • Supports Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Android app based Control interface
  • Remote monitoring and control of 3d prints through smart phone or tablet with internet


  • Functional prototypes of mechanisms
  • Scaled Kinematic models of Landing Gears
  • Wind tunnel models for aerodynamic studies
rta 70

Fig.-- 1:4 scale RTA 70 Main Landing Gear Kinematic model

mirage 2000



six degree

Fig.--3D Printed stores separation model of Mirage 2000 for low speed wind tunnel studies


Last updated on : 29-12-2021 02:58:51pm