Solutions for Metal Structural Components Challenges

  • Professional Engineer Works on a Computer with a CAD rendering of a car
  • Test, Iterate, and Validate Faster

    Traditional automotive processes and tools can create complexities that slow testing and iteration, affecting quality and performance. In contrast, our additive manufacturing solutions allows you to design and produce components more efficiently, making it possible to validate more quickly and optimize the quality of your metal structural parts.
  • 3D printed metal gears
  • Manage Static, Dynamic, and Inertial Loads

    Few environments stress components over long duty cycles more than the automotive environment. This is why reducing the strong rotational forces that can affect structural systems is vital to increasing performance. Our additive metal solutions include equipment, materials, software, and on-demand parts that give you the freedom to design innovative metal components capable of minimizing inertia and other dynamics.
  • DMP Metal Manifold Laserform Ti GR23
  • Optimize Performance Needs

    To solve the complex challenges of today’s market, automotive professionals need to have the right materials for every application. Our innovative technology gives you access to a broad portfolio of materials, allowing you to exert pinpoint control over weight, strength, and inertia so that you can maximize performance.
  • chassis of the electric hybrid car with powertrain
  • Gain Greater Dimensional Control and Apply Packaging Innovation

    Automotive designers and engineers face significant dimensional challenges when creating robust and innovative designs that reduce risks. With precise control and more flexibility, our additive solutions help your engineers overcome the challenging requirements of metal automotive components. Giving them additional design freedom also enables them to optimize packaging geometries and make maximum use of limited space.
  • an assembly line in an automotive manufacturing facility
  • Improve Assembly Operations

    Manufacturing quality becomes more difficult to control as the number and diversity of components increase. With our metal structural component solution, you can improve parts assembly and make manufacturing more efficient by reducing the overall number of components and their variability. If needed, you can also add a wide array of post-processing capabilities by application to ensure quality control.

NoSupports enables metal powder-bed printing without support structures.

Powered by 3DXpert software, NoSupports expands the design envelope, accelerates design cycles, and unlocks new applications. 

A cross section of a 3D printed part being printed with NoSupports
  • 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.

More Automotive Applications

  • The Additive Advantage: Metal 3D Printing and Lightweighting

    Finding innovative ways to reduce weight and reduce inertia of metal structural components is key to performance and durability, be it for more efficient energy consumption in EV or maximizing performance in ultra-luxury or supercars. Check for yourself the basics of reducing component weight with metal AM.

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