3D Printing In The Automotive Sector

Additive Manufacturing in the Fast Lane

Make Production More Efficient With 3D Printers

Concept Models
Prototypes
A-Class Parts
Strong, Durable Parts
Custom Tools, Jigs, Fixtures

Why do Automotive need 3D printing?

The automotive industry is vast. Utilising 3D printers in-house and digitally designing parts means that companies like yours can save time and money and keep full control of the production process by not needing to outsource manufacturing of parts..

What can you achieve with 3D printing?

3D printers are able to create custom tools for specific applications quickly and cheaply. Print, test and re-design new ideas within a matter of days. You can print end-use and bespoke parts, production tools, functional prototypes, assembly tools and much more

Why printing over conventional manufacturing?

3D printing is more advantageous than traditional methods it is an efficient way of production which promotes innovation and sustainability

Having a digital library of parts able to be printed on demand means you can save costs on storage and warehousing.and share the files with multiple locations to enable distributed manufacturing.

3D printing is helping the automotive industry respond faster to changes and as the industry evolves 3D printing helps to keep you ahead of the competition!

Considering using additive manufacturing?

Turbo charge your capabilities with additive manufacturing. Print your parts at speed, improve processes. Bring additive manufacturing in-house to upskill and empower your engineers to drive success.

Ideal For Automotive Printing

Formlabs Fuse 1

High-quality Benchtop industrial SLS 3D Printer for nylon powder printing without supports

Formlabs Form 3+

An affordable, industrial-quality SLA 3D printer that consistently delivers.

Markforged X7

The most powerful composite and continuous fibre 3D printer on the market

Markforged Metal X System

Simple and safe metal 3D printing for next day parts

Builder Extreme 1500 PRO HC

Large and wide Builder Extreme industrial FFF 3D Printer + Heated Chamber

Ultimaker S5

High quality desktop FFF 3D printer (option to buy Material Station and Air Manager)

Drive Your Success With Efficient Processes

Improve manufacturing with 3D Printing at every stage of the vehicle life-cycle

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

Automotive

Case Studies

Read about real life success stories from people like Vital Auto who use Formlabs’ 3D printing technology for concept models and production parts

Improving Formula Student Engine Performance with 3D Printing

3D Printing Ergonomic Tank Extenders with MonkeyGripp and BCN3D

How Vital Auto Makes Concept Cars With Formlabs Printers

3D Printing Tools, Jigs, and Fixtures with Ford and Ultimaker

Automotive

3D Success In Videos

See how real life businesses make the most of 3D printing in the automotive industry.
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Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students Design Car with 3D Printed Parts on the Metal X

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3D printing final custom car parts - Ultimaker

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Functional and fit testing of performance car intakes - Ultimaker

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3D printed tools, jigs, and fixtures - Ultimaker

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Markforged Academic Engineering Success Story

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3D Printed Motorcycle by Jonathan Brand - Ultimaker

Ready To Press Print And Take Your Manufacturing To The Next Level?

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Automotive

News & Blog

Keep up to date with the latest automotive additive manufacturing news

Global Automotive Supplier Brose Turns to SLS 3D Printing to Produce End-Use Car Parts

3D Printing Helps Dorman Keep Pace with Automotive OEMs

Using 3D Printing to Make Heat Resistant End Use Parts and Spares for Motorsport

How Cannon Air Force Base 3D Prints Tools for Airmen in the Field

3D Printing and Electric Vehicles - An Unlimited Opportunity 

Global Automotive Supplier Brose Turns to SLS 3D Printing to Produce End-Use Car Parts

3D Printing Helps Dorman Keep Pace with Automotive OEMs

Using 3D Printing to Make Heat Resistant End Use Parts and Spares for Motorsport

How Cannon Air Force Base 3D Prints Tools for Airmen in the Field

3D Printing and Electric Vehicles - An Unlimited Opportunity 

Case Study: How Volkswagen Autoeuropa Uses 3D Printing to Manufacture Custom Tools and Prototypes

AF Rayspeed Ltd 3D Prints Custom Lambretta Parts with the Ultimaker 3

Dunlop Systems and Components Saves Thousands with Markforged Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

Pankl Racing Systems         

How Labman Automation Cut Down Costs by 75% with 3D Printing

Case Study: How Volkswagen Autoeuropa Uses 3D Printing to Manufacture Custom Tools and Prototypes

AF Rayspeed Ltd 3D Prints Custom Lambretta Parts with the Ultimaker 3

Pankl Racing Systems         

Dunlop Systems and Components Saves Thousands with Markforged Carbon Fiber 3D Printing