The 3D printing technology is slowly finding its place in more and more aspects of the automotive industry, varying from high-tech titanium exhaust tips covers for a supercar to 3D printed wheels and even entire scale models.
Every time we report on this fascinating technology we are wondering where’s the limit in terms of dimensions of the printed details. Here’s the answer. It turns out you can actually print a scaled Formula 1-style gearbox as this guy from the Indeterminate Design channel on YouTube did. It’s a truly impressive (and scaled) piece of engineering and it’s actually a fully working replica, which changes gears quickly and precisely thanks to paddle shifters.
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