WCAC (water charge air cooler) launched by Conflux Technology Decision Makers

WCAC (Water Charge Air Cooler) Launched by Conflux Technology

Conflux Technology has used its extensive knowledge in additively manufactured heat exchangers to deliver its first product: a premium, scalable, configurable, ultra-high performing water charge air cooler (WCAC) that outperforms other leading WCACs, applicable to motorsport and high-end automotive markets. The Conflux WCAC is configured to specific customer requirements and has been launched with a focus on performance, competitive pricing, and rapid delivery.

BMW presents successful implementation of IDAM project Industrial Additive Manufacturing

BMW Presents Successful Implementation of IDAM Project

The Industrialization and Digitization of Additive Manufacturing project (IDAM project) for automotive series processes has been successfully implemented. The project consortium, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and led by the BMW Group, started three years ago with small and medium-sized companies, large companies, and research institutions. All members had a common goal – to revolutionize metallic 3D printing in the field of automotive series production.

MX3D M1 Metal AM System to be used for automotive parts 3D Printer Hardware

MX3D M1 Metal AM System to be Used for Automotive Parts

An M1 Metal AM System from Dutch company MX3D is going to be installed at the Additive Manufacturing Campus of BMW Group in Munich, Germany. With the M1 Metal AM System, BMW Group has acquired one of the most advanced setup the market has to offer with respect to Robotic Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM). This will allows the company’s engineers to explore the potential of this highly flexible and productive method of metal additive manufacturing.

3D Printed Heat Exchangers Push E-Stall Formula Student Racecar

3D Printed Heat Exchangers Push E-Stall Formula Student Racecar

Using Additive Manufacturing technology, the Formula Student Racing Team E-Stall of the University of Applied Sciences Esslingen, Germany, improved cooling of the electric drivetrain and power electronics. Printed with the highest accuracy on the EP-M260 by Eplus3D, the aluminum-made parts were able to easily dissipate the generated heat and therefore improve the performance of the racecar.

Czech Carmaker ŠKODA Receives Award for Internal 3D Printer Farm

Czech Carmaker ŠKODA Receives Award for Internal 3D Printer Farm

ŠKODA AUTO revealed it is now employing 3D printing for the production of components, spare parts and tools. The Czech car manufacturer is making its production and logistics more flexible and efficient by using a 3D print farm based on systems from local material extrusion 3D printer manufacturer Prusa, founded by the industry legend Josef Prusa. The Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (Svaz průmyslu a dopravy České republiky) recognized the ‘More flexible with 3D print farms’ project, considering it one of the five most innovative Industry 4.0 applications from the past year in the country.