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Spotlight on Design: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry

2015-12-22
In the episode “Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry” (20:00), engineers from Fiat Chrysler Corporation (FCA) explain the importance of using 3D printing to test multiple design scenarios and develop solutions that can be quickly evaluated on test tracks. ...In the episode “Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry” (20:00), engineers from Fiat Chrysler Corporation (FCA) explain the importance of using 3D printing to test multiple design scenarios and develop solutions that can be quickly evaluated on test tracks. ...Also known as stereo-lithography (SLA), rapid prototyping and/or additive manufacturing, 3D printing is already being considered a game changer in the automotive industry. This episode highlights: ul> How FCA is using SLA to build a transparent rear axle to validate its design faster and more reliably How Local Motors has developed the first 3D-printed car in the world The importance of combining additive manufacturing to precise CAD and CAE tools to obtain the best possible pre-build parts
Technical Paper

Design Analysis and 3D Printing of Non-Pneumatic Tyre

2019-10-11
2019-28-0059
This paper also presents the modelling and analysis of non-pneumatic tyre followed by 3D printed sealed model using ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) and TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane).
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Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry (DVD)

2016-01-01
In the episode "Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry" (20:00), engineers from Fiat Chrysler Corporation (FCA) explain the importance of using 3D printing to test multiple design scenarios and develop solutions that can be quickly evaluated on test tracks. ...In the episode "Additive Manufacturing: 3D Printing in the Automotive Industry" (20:00), engineers from Fiat Chrysler Corporation (FCA) explain the importance of using 3D printing to test multiple design scenarios and develop solutions that can be quickly evaluated on test tracks. ...Also known as stereo-lithography (SLA), rapid prototyping and/or additive manufacturing, 3D printing is already being considered a game changer in the automotive industry. This episode highlights: • How FCA is using SLA to build a transparent rear axle to validate its design faster and more reliably • How Local Motors has developed the first 3D-printed car in the world • The importance of combining additive manufacturing to precise CAD and CAE tools to obtain the best possible pre-build parts
Technical Paper

EXPLORING MECHANICAL IMPACT PROPERTIES OF 3D PRINTING FILAMENTS

2024-04-09
2024-01-2680
Such an investigation is extremely important, as it is intrinsically linked to ensuring the reliability and security of components manufactured through 3D printing. This research delves into a rigorous examination of the impact resistance properties demonstrated by 3D printed specimens, employing filaments from three prominent Brazilian manufacturers. ...By analyzing the results, this research provide practical insights into the suitability of PLA, PETG, and ABS filaments for automotive 3D printing. This information will aid automotive engineers and manufacturers in selecting the most suitable filament material and print orientation to optimize the impact resistance of 3D printed parts, thus enhancing vehicle safety and longevity. ...This research delves into a rigorous examination of the impact resistance properties demonstrated by 3D printed specimens, employing filaments from three prominent Brazilian manufacturers. The main objective is to elucidate the suitability and potential applications of these filament materials (Polylactic Acid (PLA), Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol (PETG), and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)) within the field of automotive engineering, thus contributing substantively to the evolving landscape of additive manufacturing within this industry.
Technical Paper

POLYMERIC COMPOUNDS WITH CELLULOSE NANOFIBRILS FOR 3D PRINTING APPLICATIONS

2024-04-09
2024-01-2576
A systematic review based on the PRISMA protocol was used to evaluate compounds developed for 3D printing with the incorporation of cellulose nanofibrils into polymers to be used in the automotive sector. ...The keywords used on these searches were: "3D Print" OR "FDM" OR "Fused Deposition Modeling" OR "FFF" OR "Fused Filament Fabrication" and "Natural Nanofiber" OR "Natural Nanofibril" OR "Cellulose Nanofiber" OR "Cellulose Nanofibril". ...Subsequently, screening and exclusion criteria were established and applied to the database before using the software “ASReview” to organize and select the most suitable articles, according to the relevance and adherence to “Cellulose Nanofiber” and “3D Print”.The focus of this study was to present articles that will support the study of the main polymers used in the cellulose nanofibril mixture in relation to the parameters of structural parts obtained by prototyping in order to optimize the printing time, final quality, and durability of automotive parts.
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