A number of components for the Bugatti Chiron sports car spoiler were reimagined for additive manufacturing, unleashing several performance improvements.
Ford and Carbon presented the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for the Ford Motor Company, created with Carbon’s digital light synthesis technology.
The inaugural AM Workshop for Automotive at the North American International Auto Show brought together the world’s top automotive and additive manufacturing technology experts on one stage. Here’s what they had to say.
Production capacity isn’t the only reason that additive has been slow to make inroads into the automotive industry. There is a larger barrier to entry—one that General Motors and Autodesk are working to overcome.
Overwhelming process variables for metal additive manufacturing processes are derailing AM’s adoption for critical parts in aerospace. Colorado’s ADAPT Center—and its growing cache of data—is seeking common ground.
3D-printed trabecular titanium hip implants—printed by Lima Corporate on Arcam EBM machines—helped legendary Italian mountaineer Romano Benet to continue scaling the world's most dangerous peaks.
The HT1001P, Farsoon's new large-volume polymer 3D printer, is set to be beta tested by two U.S. companies later this year. The system will eventually offer three tiers of automated production.
At its newly-designed booth for IMTS, EOS will debut the new M 300 Series metal additive platform: a four-laser system that features full-field overlap and increased productivity of four to 10 times over its workhorse M 290.
In quick succession, Diversified Machine Systems opened its Advanced Manufacturing Center and began to offer hybrid additive-subtractive machines. After just two years, the company plans to double the center’s size.