Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz

3D Printing Industry review of the year November 2018

November was the month of one of the largest additive manufacturing show formnext. 3D Printing Industry team was in Frankfurt bringing our readers the latest news from the exhibition. From formnext 2018 Fillamentum, a Czech 3D printing filament manufacturer worked with František Dvořák, an industrial designer, to 3D print a hood of an electric motorbike. The […]

Ford opens Advanced Manufacturing Center and 3D prints Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 parts

Ford, the American automaker, has opened an Advanced Manufacturing Center in Redford, Detroit. At this Center, Ford is also 3D printing parts for the upcoming Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 sports car to save costs. The recently opened Advanced Manufacturing Center has integrated 3D printing, collaborative robots (cobots), digital manufacturing and augmented reality to push the automotive […]

Mercedes-Benz Original-Ersatzteilen aus dem 3D-Drucker

Innenspiegelfuß der Mercedes-Benz Baureihe 198 (Coupé und Roadster). Er ist als Original-Ersatzteil wieder erhältlich und kann bei jedem Mercedes-Benz Partner über das Classic Center bezogen werden. Der Spiegelfuß wird mithilfe des 3D-Drucks aus einer Aluminiumlegierung hergestellt.

Schon seit 2016 bietet Mercedes-Benz Ersatzteile für Nutzfahrzeuge aus dem 3D-Drucker an. Nun wird das Angebot an Original-Ersatzteilen aus dem 3D-Drucker ausgebaut und es kommen neue Ersatzteile auf den Markt. Der Autobauer aus Stuttgart bietet jetzt für seine klassischen Fahrzeuge Erstatzteile an, die mit Hilfe additiver Fertigung hergestellt werden. Das Verfahren eignet sich insbesondere für [...]

Der Beitrag Mercedes-Benz Original-Ersatzteilen aus dem 3D-Drucker erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – The Independent AM Magazine.

Mercedez-Benz restarts classic cars with 3D printed parts

Part of the Daimler Group, the German automotive corporation, Mercedes-Benz has 3D printed spare parts for classic Mercedes-Benz models in collaboration with the Daimler Research Group. Reengineering the classic  One of the benefits of 3D printing is that it allows manufacturing directly from CAD models without the need for the task-specific toolset. This has made restarting old […]

Porsche green-lights 3D printed spare parts for classic cars

German luxury automotive manufacturer Porsche is 3D printing spare parts for rare and classic cars to ensure customer care and sustainability. Using a combination of SLM 3D printing for metal parts and SLS 3D printing for plastic parts and tooling, Porsche has added a number of spare parts to its catalog, ensuring that its cars will […]

SLM Solutions metal 3D printing brakes the most powerful car in Bugatti history

Not to be outdone by flight-integral 3D printed parts, automotive is gradually placing additively manufactured components in more critical positions. Largely implemented in spare parts initiatives, 3D printing is in use at a number of car manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Volkswagen. In the latest use case, 3D printing is implemented for next generation development of […]

Daimler Trucks North America to test drive SLS 3D printed spare parts

Heavy duty vehicle manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that it will be 3D printing rare and spare parts on demand to create a more efficient supply chain. The Portland, Oregon-based vehicle company has teamed up with 3D printing service bureau Technology House, and will 3D print select plastic parts over a trial […]

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Daimler AG

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Matthias Krust is Manager Global Business Communications Mercedes-Benz […]

The future of 3D printing for the supply chain by Len Pannett

This is a thought leadership article in our series looking at the future of 3D printing. Len Pannett is an operational strategy consultant at Visagio Ltd, where he helps organisations to realize their operational aspirations.  He is a specialist in the impact of 3D printing on supply chains, and is a founder of Supercharg3d.com. The […]

Fresh off the 3D printer: metal parts for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of multinational automotive corporation Daimler (ETR: DAI), has announced the production of its first metal 3D printed spare parts. The components, made directly from a digital data inventory, were produced for classic truck and Unimog models, now 15 years of out production. It is the first time the company has released details of […]