About the Authors
- Simon J. Leigh, Christopher P. Purssell, Duncan R. Billson, David A. Hutchins
- School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
- Robert J. Bradley
- GKN Aerospace, Filton, Bristol, United Kingdom
One of the authors, R J Bradley is presently employed by GKN Aerospace as an Additive Manufacturing R&D Centre Manager, however the authors believe there are no competing interests arising from this affiliation. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. There are no planned patents or commercial products resulting from this work.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SJL RJB DRB DAH. Performed the experiments: SJL CPP. Analyzed the data: SJL CPP. Wrote the paper: SJL RJB.