The overlap between the additive manufacturing world and the automotive industry is growing each year. At the forefront of their respective disciplines are Desktop Metal and the Ford Motor Company , whose recent partnership has improved creativity and productivity at the world-renowned carmaker.
Ford is an important investor in Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal, whose metal 3D printing systems offer an end-to-end production solution capable of delivering prototypes and achieving mass production. Prototyping with BMD Ford is one of the automotive industry’s greatest innovators, and Ford’s Research & Advanced Engineering organization is responsible for developing new technologies and finding partners that can help the company achieve its goals. Today, Ford is using a Desktop Metal Studio System to print prototypes and evaluate materials, driving the company into the future. Prototype components are proved out, then developed into end-use parts that go into Ford vehicles. The Studio System 3D printer, the most […]
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