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3D Printing Jigs & Fixtures at BMW

Moving beyond prototyping, BMW is extending the application of FDM to other areas and functions, including 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures.

Volvo construction equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment 3D Print Functional Prototypes

Volvo Construction Equipment avoided tooling costs by 3D printing a functional prototype of a water pump for their A30G articulated hauler, saving 18 weeks and over $9,200.

Team Penske Car

Team Penske’s Efforts with Additive Manufacturing create Winning Results

Team Penske are able to use parts right off their FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printers for their race cars. Learn more in the Stratasys case study.

Piper aircraft hydroforming

Piper reduces cost and lead time of Hydroforming Tooling for a personal jet

Piper Aircraft offers efficient single-engine and twin-engine trainer, personal and business aircraft. The PiperJet Altaire is a single-engine turbofan jet being developed by Piper that seats a pilot and five passengers. It has a projected cruising speed of 360 knots and a range of 1,300 nautical miles. Piper is using hydroforming to produce hundreds of…

Additive manufacturing aerospace part

Additive Manufacturing reduces Aerospace part lead time by 95%

Rapid Processing Solutions Inc. (Rapid PSI) is a contract manufacturer that specializes in Additive Manufacturing Aerospace parts. The company uses Stratasys 3D Production Systems to make production parts for most every large business jet manufacturer worldwide.

Additive manufacturing production part

Latécoère adopts Additive Manufacturing to enhance traditional production processes

Latécoère uses Additive Manufacturing Production Parts for transformational manufacturing results. Founded in Toulouse, France, Latécoère produces specialized aerospace structures for leading aircraft companies such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and others. The company continues to demonstrate significant growth in the production of structural aerospace parts and the manufacture of electrical wiring systems, an area that…

GKN Aerospace case study

Reaching New Heights of Efficiency with Additive Manufacturing Tooling

GKN Aerospace Achieves Significant Savings with Additive Manufactured Tooling and Prototypes. GKN Aerospace (GKN) is a leading multi-technology tier one aerospace supplier, serving over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers.

Additive Manufacturing Fixture

Additive Manufacturing reduces fixture costs by 65%

Oreck uses PC thermoplastic to create custom assembly pallets for its commercial vacuum business. Oreck uses Additive Manufacturing extensively to produce prototypes, specialized assembly tools and CNC milling fixtures.