3D printed tools by Ding Tool unlock faster automotive dent repair Additive Manufacturing

3D printing has found yet another application in the automotive sector. Ding Tool LLC, a company specializing in paintless dent repair tools, is launching a series of 3D printed dent repair tools at the SEMA show this week in Las Vegas. The patent-pending tools were 3D printed using technology and materials from B9Creations, a South Dakota additive manufacturing solutions company.


Fiat Centoventi, FCA’s vision for electric, customized modular vehicles for the masses Additive Manufacturing

Debuting at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Fiat Centoventi Concept represents the brand’s vision of electric mass mobility in the near future. The Fiat Centoventi (Italian for ‘one hundred and twenty’) is based on Fiat’s 120 years of history and experience in the field. In keeping with the brand’s tradition, it is destined to distinguish itself from the pack just like the Fiat 500 did in the 1950s. It sparked an industrial and cultural revolution, going beyond the traditional boundaries in design and engineering to become the first real example of mobility affordable to all.


Mercedes 3D printed spare parts breathe new life into classic models Additive Manufacturing

The inside mirror base for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé (W 198 model series), the spark plug holder from the tool kit of this iconic sports car as well as the sliding sunroof rollers for the W 110, W 111, W 112 and W 123 model series: these are important replacement parts for faithfully maintaining this classic of the brand with the star. They are once again available in genuine quality. Mercedes-Benz Classic has them newly produced in a 3D print. The process is particularly well-suited to smaller quantities and if the genuine tools are no longer available, for example. Mercedes 3D printed spare parts allow gaps in the replacement part supply of classic vehicles to be closed.


Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team adds five 3D Systems ProX 800 SLA 3D printers Additive Manufacturing

As Formula One becomes more open about the use of AM in its development and production processes, Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has revealed that five new large-format ProX 800 SLA 3D printers from 3D Systems have joined its extensive arsenal of 3D Systems SLS and SLA solutions. In addition, the company is leveraging its experience and capabilities to provide additive manufacturing services and expertise to 3rd parties