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How Light-Weighted Airplane Seats Can Save Airlines $200 Million

Andreas Bastian shows off how lightweight the new seat frame really is.

No normal airplane seat frame: this one has been light-weighted using lattice and surface optimization, meaning an algorithm in Autodesk’s Netfabb software produced the geometry to meet specified design goals.

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A Look at Lightweighting

If we’re so concerned with weight, why don’t we just make everything out of carbon fiber? Or aluminum?

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