AUTOMOTIVE & AERONAUTICS

Prototype for small-series production: electric drive housing from a 3D printer

Automotive & aeronautics

Prototype for small-series production: electric drive housing from a 3D printer


Lighter, more rigid, more compact: Porsche has produced its first complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing. The engine-gearbox unit produced using the additive laser fusion process passed all the quality and stress tests without any problems. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Porsche
General Motors Increases Agility and Speed by Opening All-New Additive Industrialization Center

Automotive & aeronautics

General Motors Increases Agility and Speed by Opening All-New Additive Industrialization Center


3D printing will help transform GM operations – in product development, motorsports and manufacturing ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: General Motors
Car design improves with 3D printing

Automotive & aeronautics

Car design improves with 3D printing


Volkswagen AG invests in two Stratasys J850 3D printers. The world's only full-color, multi-material 3D printing technology will help the brand further innovate in the design of new vehicles for its customers ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Stratasys
Team Penske and Stratasys Expand Technical Partnership to Bring 3D Printing Performance to NASCAR and INDYCAR Racing

Automotive & aeronautics

Team Penske and Stratasys Expand Technical Partnership to Bring 3D Printing Performance to NASCAR and INDYCAR Racing


Since forming a technical partnership agreement in 2017, Team Penske has expanded its use of FDM and PolyJet Technologies for prototyping, tooling, fixturing, and end-use parts in cars and pit equipment ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Stratasys
Stratasys Large-Scale 3D Printers for the Aerospace Industry

Automotive & aeronautics

Stratasys Large-Scale 3D Printers for the Aerospace Industry


In what is one of its largest single orders to date, Stratasys, has announced that Latvia-based specialist aerospace additive manufacturing service provider, AM Craft, has purchased four large-scale production-grade Stratasys F900 3D Printers to provide certifiable 3D printed parts for a much wider range of aircraft interior applications. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Stratasys
The increasingly necessary 3D printing for car designers

Automotive & aeronautics

The increasingly necessary 3D printing for car designers


World-leading brands like Ferrari extensively use additive manufacturing, especially on early stages of developing new products. Vincenzo Mattia, an ex-Ferrari designer involved in the LaFerrari project, explains the Ferrari’s approach to design and how the company works with various 3D printers, including Zortrax. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Zortrax
5 Ways Additive Manufacturing Shortens Aerospace Supply Chains

Automotive & aeronautics

5 Ways Additive Manufacturing Shortens Aerospace Supply Chains


Additive manufacturing cannot and will not totally displace traditional manufacturing in aerospace. However, if aerospace companies can produce some parts and tools at the point of need, to their own exacting specifications, without relying on global suppliers, they will be in a stronger position to weather any disruption in their supply chain no matter the cause. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs
Continental Brings 3D Dis­play on the Road

Automotive & aeronautics

Continental Brings 3D Dis­play on the Road


Production launch of 3D display without special glasses for HMC Genesis GV80 3D technology relies on Continental interior camera to detect driver’s line of sight ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Continental
Ford Develops 3D-Printed Locking Wheel Nuts

Automotive & aeronautics

Ford Develops 3D-Printed Locking Wheel Nuts


One method to deter wheel thieves is to use locking nuts, one on each wheel, which require a special adapter, or key, to loosen. But even these are not invulnerable. Engineers at Ford have now developed unique locking wheel nuts using 3D printing technology. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Ford
Kenzo, the motorcycle our parts only need to be manufactured with 3D printing

Automotive & aeronautics

Kenzo, the motorcycle our parts only need to be manufactured with 3D printing


The design, which was inspired by the overlapping segments found in the first samurai armors, combines traditional metalwork with composite materials, 3D printing, CNC, precision engraving, holographic lighting and exquisite leather work. ( Read more... )


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