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Automotive prototypes 3D printed with the X1000

Automotive prototypes 3D printed with the X1000

March 7, 2016 in Case study, Case study, News

TAKATA PlasTec GmbH Printing Prototypes for Automotive Manufacturers

 

with German RepRap X1000 3D Printer
Use of the X1000 3D printer from German RepRap has enabled TAKATA PlasTec GmbH to now considerably reduce development costs and time for automotive prototypes production. The samples have to be made quickly and inexpensively so that the customer can then use them for concept examinations. These are used to create equipment and supports for production simply and quickly.

“The costs for the external value added are reduced and it is now possible to create parts which were previously unjustifiable due to the prohibitively high costs involved,” reports Kevin Rogers, manager of Application Engineering at TAKATA PlasTec GmbH.

 

 

The particular challenge when printing large components is the optimum print preparation. Run times can be kept to a minimum here by the skillful arrangement and positioning of the parts in the build envelope in order to thus improve the quality of the print result.
“The X1000 is the first printer that is optimized for industrial use and covers the dimensions required for TAKATA components. Our many years of experience in the field of 3D printing has certainly helped here and we are pleased that TAKATA has chosen our X1000,” explains Florian Bautz, CEO of German RepRap GmbH.

 

TAKATA PlasTec GmbH is a development and series supplier for interior and exterior plastic systems in the automotive sector and serves customers like Daimler AG, SCANIA, DAF. The automotive prototypes includes door panels, interior and exterior trims for trucks or plastic housing sections for consumer electrical equipment. Thanks to the 3D printer, sample parts can be created during development in order to implement installation trials or concept tests in-house or at the customer.

 

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