For this particular project, Dan Nobles and Slice Engineering decided carbon fiber nylon filament would be the best option. Engineered for its intense durability and stability, a carbon fiber nylon material would be capable of handling the high-heat experienced in an engine.
Smart factories, in particular, could transform the automaking industry to reach its full potential. As the sector grows more competitive, manufacturers that embrace this trend early could see promising results.
The use of AM for production of spare parts does not sound as sexy as AM for racing cars, but the practical implications are enormous. That's especially true when it comes to spare parts for cars that have been on the road for more than a few years.
Wherever there is electrical current, there are always electromagnetic pulses. They can have an extremely disruptive effect, e.g. on the ubiquitous electronic devices that surround us. This is why vehicle manufacturers need to verify the EMC of their products.
The growing need for developing complex and high-quality components while keeping the manufacturing costs low is a primary factor driving the demand for the 3D printing solutions in the automotive sector.
An effective, reliable and efficient drive system is essential to any material handling equipment, whether it's a motor-assisted tow truck, a barrel lifter, a robotic vehicle or a complete high-capacity parcel sorting hub; Parvalux designs and manufactures an exciting range of AC, DC brushless and brushed motors and our drives are valued for their performance and reliability.