All Additive/3D Printing articles

  • Porsche 3D PRINTimg_1
    Article

    Porsche gets comfortable with 3D-printed seat technology

    2020-07-06T13:52:00Z

    An innovative alternative to conventional sports seat upholstery is in development with a 3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat

  • BMW 3D blue parts
    Article

    BMW shapes up its 3D printing prowess

    2020-07-01T14:57:00Z

    A new technology campus for additive manufacturing comes on stream in Munich

  • IT livestream_your questions answered
    Article

    Watch: ‘Covid is accelerating digital supply chain and production’ | Your questions answered with EY’s Bart Huthwaite

    2020-06-29T23:46:00Z

    Following our popular Livestream Hour edition focused on digitalisation in supply chain and logistics, Bart Huthwaite, principal for automotive and transportation at EY, rejoins Christopher Ludwig to address audience questions on topics including digital twins, industrial IOT, trade wars and changing production models. 

  • Toyota 3D print bumper 1
    Article

    Five ways that 3D printing is transforming automotive manufacturing

    2020-06-24T11:23:00Z

    Latest industry reports on additive manufacturing suggest that the promised land of serial production is closer than we might think

  • Toyota 3D print bumper 4
    Article

    3D Print Case Study: Toyota Corolla

    2020-06-24T11:18:00Z

    Toyota use additive manufacturing services to validate a number of exterior components for design, fit and function 

  • VW glovebox 3D print
    Article

    3D Print Case Study: Volkswagen

    2020-06-24T11:14:00Z

    Volkswagen is investigating the potential of additive manufacturing to take its applications beyond prototyping

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    Article

    Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 8 – Driving innovation in production and logistics

    2020-06-10T18:35:00Z

    Join this special digital transformation livestream session on how IT and technology solutions are supporting supply chain during the crisis, including a major digitalisation project for Ford’s logistics and supply chain management across key regions. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig.

  • DMG Mori 5-axis machining centre with integrated laser deposition welding capability
    Equipment

    Additive manufacturing and 5-axis machining

    2020-01-24T16:52:00Z

    The Lasertec 125 3D hybrid is new, 5-axis machining centre with integrated laser deposition welding capability for production of complex components in one hit

  • AM materials - Support-Removal
    Article

    Material changes guide the new additive manufacturing routes

    2019-12-12T15:53:00Z

    Additive manufacturing is offering not only a wider range of application techniques but also materials with polymers now joined by metals and even ceramics

  • Dunlop 3D print 2
    Article

    Additive from the desktop

    2019-12-12T14:25:00Z

    Dunlop has taken its first step into the use of additive technology with the purchase of a desktop machine

  • 3D printed window guide rail BMW i8 Roadster
    Article

    BMW takes additive manufacturing from prototype to serial lines

    2019-12-11T18:04:00Z

    OEMs and tier suppliers are now integrating additive manufacturing processes into their production operations – a prime example is BMW   

  • Carbon 3D printing
    Article

    Suppliers partner to enable high-volume 3D printing

    2019-07-17T13:47:00Z

    Germany - Covestro and Carbon are hoping to make 3D printing applicable for mass volume applications

  • GKN opening headquarters Michigan
    Article

    GKN opens 3D printing customer centre

    2019-05-28T14:55:00Z

    US - GKN Powder Metallurgy has opened its new headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 38,260sq.ft facility also includes an additive manufacturing customer centre. ”We are excited to start a new journey in Auburn Hills with a space that is dedicated to our team, our community and the advanced ...

  • 3D printing with metal materials: First spare part of the partner pilot project "NextGenAM", from Daimler, Premium AEROTEC and EOS, the retainer of the truck diesel engine.
    Article

    Daimler develops 3D printing line

    2019-05-14T16:50:00Z

    Germany - Since May 2017, Daimler has been working with Premium Areotec and EOS to develop a production line that would be able to produce aluminium components by using 3D printing. The companies found that manufacturing costs can be reduced by approximately 50% when compared to existing 3D printing systems. ...

  • BMW scooter
    Podcast

    Look to the future, it’s only just begun – AMS Podcast Episode 03

    2019-04-10T11:47:00Z

    With absolutely no apologies for quoting Slade, AMS Editor Nick Holt and AMS Deputy Editor Gareth Price see this Christmas as the ideal time to look back at a selection of topics featured in AMS magazine during 2018.

  • Böllinger Höfe
    Article

    A high-performance build

    2019-01-04T12:10:00Z

    The Audi R8 series of sports cars is described as being closer to motor racing than any other on-the-road vehicles. Mike Farish takes a closer look at the manufacturing operation The latest versions of both the Coupe and Spyder convertible variants of the R8 are made at Audi Sport’s ...

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    Article

    Interview: Daniël Bottema, AWL-Techniek

    2018-11-19T10:04:00Z

    Daniël Bottema, research and development manager at AWL-Techniek BV, talked to Dermot Healy about the role AWL hope to play developing the fully automated factory of the future You have been speaking recently about the fully automated factory in presentations to customers. How far along the automation road ...

  • continuous liquid interface production (CLIP
    Article

    Fact, not fiction

    2018-09-13T12:38:00Z

    Mike Farish reports on a sci-fi inspired additive technique that’s gaining interest with automotive manufacturers New items of technology often get hyped as being like something from science fiction, but in the case of one of the most innovative and unusual additive techniques now on the market, continuous liquid ...

  • Ultimaker-Portugal-9 2
    Article

    From prototypes to production

    2018-09-12T17:32:00Z

    The use of additive manufacturing technologies has now expanded beyond their initial ‘rapid prototyping’ exclusivity. Mike Farish provides an insight As well as being used in limited production roles, additive techniques are still being applied in new and innovative ways as product development tools. One example is at the ...

  • VW 3D printing
    Article

    VW to 3D print for mass production

    2018-09-12T14:51:35Z

    Germany - The OEM has announced that it is the first car maker to be using HP Metal Jet - a metallic 3D printing process that is more simple and faster than other existing techniques. According to the company, productivity is improved by fifty times compared to these other methods. ...