At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, attendees were able to see the famous Strati 3D-Printed Car constructed right before their eyes. The manufacturer, Local Motors, has performed this stunt before; however, this time, the hype is much more pronounced. Why? Because you'll very soon be able to purchase your own.
In just 44 hours, everything that can be built into the largely one-piece vehicle can be created using BAAM (big area additive manufacturing) printing technology from ABS plastic. Some of the interior, all of the exterior body and the chassis of the 3D-Printed Car are all formed together, with parts like the Renault motors and the battery inserted separately. As of NAIAS 2015, the company is well on its way to getting this once-concept car road legal.
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This Cutting-Edge Local Motors Creation is Now Production-Ready
1. 3d-printed Cars - Opportunity to disrupt the traditional automotive manufacturing industry through the use of additive manufacturing and rapid production techniques.
2. Big Area Additive Manufacturing - The development of large-scale 3D printing technologies opens up possibilities for creating complex and customizable products in various industries.
3. Rapid Prototyping - The adoption of 3D printing for the production of prototypes enables faster product development cycles and greater flexibility for design iterations.
1. Automotive Manufacturing - The automotive industry can explore the potential of 3D printing to revolutionize the way cars are manufactured and customized.
2. Additive Manufacturing - The additive manufacturing industry can harness the advancements in large-scale 3D printing to expand its capabilities and offer innovative solutions across sectors.
3. Prototyping Services - Prototyping service providers can capitalize on the demand for rapid prototyping using 3D printing to offer faster and more cost-effective services to businesses.