Leverage 3D Printed Automotive Components to Optimize and Deliver New Innovations to Market
fewer development costs for critical systems
acceleration of product development projects
less weight/inertia of the drive shaft

Applications of Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

Boost Electric Vehicle Innovation, Launch Faster, Extend Range with Additive

EV manufacturers are under pressure to accelerate product development cycles, control production costs and create aesthetically pleasing designs. These needs align perfectly with the capabilities of additive manufacturing, as it streamlines every step of the design and manufacturing process, from prototyping to bridge production and spare parts.

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Collaborating with You to Enhance Automotive Design and Development

  • Solutions that Solve Automotive Challenges

    Whether you require high-precision parts at scale or tough thermoplastics that replicate automotive-grade production plastic, our additive manufacturing technology is built to help you design, test, and iterate components quickly and efficiently. Reduce the time it takes to produce high-performance automotive parts from days or weeks to hours.

  • Accelerate Automotive Innovation

    New powertrain technologies are creating exciting opportunities while producing daunting engineering challenges. With a large variety of advanced materials and additive technologies, the ability to increase testing and iteration, and greater production flexibility, our additive technology makes it easier to develop cutting-edge 3D auto components that deliver performance mobility innovations.

  • Leverage our Automotive and Additive Expertise

    Our team provides more than just products—we also provide a holistic portfolio of solutions with the experience and expertise to help you solve automotive problems and deliver value efficiently and effectively. We can help you use our additive technology to improve the driving experience and enhance productivity in many ways, such as by reducing component parts, lowering manufacturing variability, decreasing weight, and managing packaging constraints. We are committed to giving you a competitive advantage.

Ultimate Hypercar Uses 3D Printing to Produce Titanium Gearboxes

Performance and quality led every engineering decision on the Rodin FZERO. To optimize for weight and function, Rodin Cars used 3D Systems’ metal additive manufacturing for nearly all metal components, including the eight-speed sequential gearbox – an industry first.

a 3D printed gearbox
  • Application Innovation Group

    Our team can help you solve your most difficult design and production challenges with additive manufacturing solutions. Together we’ll identify your needs, working with you to optimize your designs, prototype, validate and define a manufacturing flow.

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