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Printing car parts [message #67236] Wed, 01 May 2013 10:17 UTC Go to next message
avatar nikrawlinson  is currently offline nikrawlinson
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Hello all

I'm researching an article for Auto Express magazine here in the UK about how 3D printing will revolutionise the way we look after our cars. Service centres and garages won't need to keep a large stock of spares, manufacturers can create spares on the fly and, ultimately, we should be able to create new door handles, switches, air vents and so on, at home.

Is anyone here printing anything for their car and, if so, would you be willing to answer a few questions to be quoted in the article?

Get in touch either through the forum or privately (nik.rawlinson@gmail.com) if you'd like to take part.

Nik
Re: Printing car parts [message #67243 is a reply to message #67236 ] Wed, 01 May 2013 12:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Mhagan  is currently offline Mhagan
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You may want to contact the designer of http://shpws.me/ngtk These are Toyota Prius hubcaps


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Re: Printing car parts [message #67280 is a reply to message #67243 ] Wed, 01 May 2013 18:10 UTC Go to previous message
avatar NormL  is currently offline NormL
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I have printed louvered fenders and fairings for an Ariel Atom. Printed the parts, finished them and then had molds made. Once I had the molds I then created the carbon fiber parts from them.
http://www.imgtree.net/files/6t1e72efcclq5pka15gm.jpg
http://www.imgtree.net/files/3a6j7c08rnt8sjmbo0wr.jpg

 
   
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