No longer is 3D printing an obscure, little-known technology reserved for the handful of people brave and wealthy enough to dabble in it. It’s used in a wide variety of sectors to create anything from a cast to an unbreakable guitar, yet it’s rare in the automotive industry.
Some manufacturers 3D-print emblems, brackets, or custom trim pieces , but a young carmaker named Czinger is taking it to a new level by making structural components for a hypercar. I spoke with company founder Kevin Czinger to learn more about the process, and why it’s the best option for his project.
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Founded in 2019, Czinger (pronounced zinger ) is a small company. It doesn’t have the same budget as Porsche or Ferrari, and pegging its research and development department on 3D printing technology saves it time and money as it designs […]
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