Automotive Industry

3D Printing Use Case: Ford Mustang Quarter Glass Alignment Fixture

Ford Mustang 3D printed alignment fixture

Ford Motor Company, founded by Henry Ford in 1903, is a leading American automobile manufacturer headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. The Ford Mustang line has been produced since 1964, making it the longest-produced Ford car. Challenge The fixture used to accurately position and install the quarter…

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Applications for Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

Automotive Additive Manufacturing

In the span of a decade, Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing has moved from an optional piece of equipment for producing relatively simple prototypes to an absolute necessity — one that is transforming the automotive industry in fundamental ways. Watch the video below to learn about…

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Is Your ERP System Manufacturing Focused?

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) module/workflow

Javelin, your trusted partner in all things 3D, from SOLIDWORKS CAD to Additive Manufacturing, Product Data Management (PDM) and Process Assessments, now provides DELMIAWorks, a comprehensive ERP and MES solution. Allowing you to leverage data across your enterprise. In this article and related video we…

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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design using Equations & Configurations

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design

At Javelin, we teach a lot of SOLIDWORKS training classes that have great techniques, I’ve often said: ” Oooooooh! Wish I knew that years ago.” So, this article describes SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Design techniques with the creation of an automotive wheel/rim using equations and configurations….

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Additive Manufacturing Event Recap: Society of Automotive Engineers Ontario

Automotive Additive Manufacturing

Javelin hosted a great Automotive Additive Manufacturing event with the Society of Automotive Engineers Ontario in April 2018. The event kicked off with an amazing dinner as well as a networking session, followed by a special guest speaker presentation and success stories from Canadian manufacturing companies. Watch the…

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Stratasys helps McLaren F1 at the 50th Canadian Grand Prix

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Canadian F1 Grand Prix held in Montreal, Quebec. The event draws an international crowd to fill the stands for Canada’s largest sporting event. The energy was electric and the race was mesmerizing. As a diehard…

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Recent Advances in 3D Printing for the Automotive Industry [WEBINAR]

Automotive Wheel Concept

The Automotive industry continues to push the use of 3D printers to support and improve manufacturing operations. Join us for a live webinar on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST to catch up and stay abreast of advances in 3D Printing technology in…

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Transforming PLM for the Automotive Industry: Beyond the Status Quo [WHITE PAPER]

Today’s automotive companies are challenged to design and develop more complex vehicles faster than ever in an increasingly competitive global environment. Yet, despite years of investment, existing PLM systems are struggling to meet the challenge due to their inability to manage electronics, software and the…

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Lamborghini use 3D Printing for development of lightweight components

3D Printed Aventador

The Lamborghini Aventador is a two-seat sports supercar that accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds, has a top speed of about 230 mph and a base price of US$400,000. The Aventador is 9 percent more powerful, 20 percent more fuel efficient and…

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