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3D Printer Makes Muscle Cars Even Faster #engineering

3D Printer Makes Muscle Cars Even Faster #engineering

Saleen Automotive, a specialty manufacturer of high-performance vehicles, is producing plastic prototypes of parts for its cars made from an Airwolf 3D printer. “It used to take six weeks to build prototype parts for our cars,” Sven Etzelsberger, vice president of engineering for Saleen, explained. “It was a complicated process that included CAD designs, sending designs to a tool maker, having the prototype injection molded and returned to us. And if the prototype wasn’t perfect, we repeated the process until we were satisfied. With our Airwolf AW3D XL 3D printer, we accomplish the same thing in three days. Not only do we get parts into production faster, we can also modify and refine our designs faster.” For Saleen, the Airwolf 3D printer has been ideal for making large-scale prototypes. The larger platform model comes fully assembled, calibrated and tested. It is also ea...

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