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3D Printing Materials for Automotive Applications | Part 2

Why AM Materials?Automotive manufacturers’ continuous quest for lighter, stronger, and more efficient vehicles has driven many to adopt 3D printing as a viable manufacturing solution. With innovation and cost being the driving force behind progress, many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are looking to integrate 3D printing polymer materials into their product development lifecycle. This may come as a surprise to...

3D Printed Tools Boost Efficiency on the Factory Floor

Manufacturing aids, including jigs and fixtures, help hold and position parts for subsequent operations. While some general-purpose tooling is made for multiple uses on the factory floor, jigs and fixtures are often custom made for specific operations, and are especially useful for managing complex production and assembly operations. With HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) and advanced materials, 3D printed tools...