The sports car manufacturer achieves weight savings and assembly consolidation using additive manufacturing instead of casting for an electric drive housing.
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Design platform enables both digital and traditional manufacturers to automate design-to-manufacturing processes.
Arcimoto’s lightweight “Fun Utility Vehicle” gets even lighter thanks to parts that could only come from additive manufacturing. On this episode of The Cool Parts Show, some of the craziest automotive parts you have seen.
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The “Fun Utility Vehicle” from Arcimoto is already in production, and already lightweight. But after just 30 days of redesign for additive manufacturing, the company discovered major components could be made lighter still, and production could be made simpler.
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Why do these strategies matter in design for additive manufacturing (DFAM), and what’s the difference? A conversation with PADT’s Eric Miller explores AM and design, including its human element.
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The industrial design software is said to produce manufacture-ready designs, accelerating time to market.
The 3D volumetric kernel for generative design works alongside traditional CAD to help designers and engineers produce better parts faster.
The bracket is the result of a multi-year alliance between the two companies to explore generative design, AM and materials science for vehicle lightweighting.
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Autodesk’s Amar Hanspal looks at additive manufacturing and the future of making things.
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3D printing may have started out as a rapid prototyping technique, but the machines and materials have matured to the point that production is not only viable, but desirable. Learn the basics of additive manufacturing for production applications.