American Company 3D Printed an Entire Car in 44 Hours

3D printers really seem to be able to do anything. Earlier on this year, a Chinese company managed to 3D print an entire house in just 24 hours. Now, during the International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 in Chicago, an Arizona-based company called Local Motors managed to top up the wow effect, by creating a working car in 44 hours. The car, Strati, costed 18,000 dollars to produce and it's an ecologically approached vehicle as well: the vehicle uses battery-power to speed up. It has … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Aventador – 3D printing made him this fast!

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For their newest model the Aventador, Lamborghini used a slightly different approach in their production process. This was a must because the Aventador needed to be lighter and faster than any previous model but still within the budget. In comes 3D printing. With success they made the Aventador 9 percent more powerful, 20 percent more fuel efficient and 6 percent lighter than the previous generation Murciélago. The Lamborghini Lab at the University of Washington partnered with Lamborghini to … [Read more...]