As the results of a 3D Printed Car Design Challenge run by Local Motors the gang-supply automotive agency a brand new 3D printed automotive has been created and pushed on the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2014 this month.
The course of of making the automotive utilizing 3D printing know-how took simply forty four hours and the designer of the automotive Michele Anoé who gained the Challenge launched by Local Motors was there to see his creation take type.
Michele Anoé beat 200 entrants from greater than 30 nations to win first prize which awarded him $H,000 in money and an invite to see his Strati 3D printed automotive roll off the 3D printer. Kate Hartley of Local Motors defined :
“Local Motors has an extended standing relationship with the Association For Manufacturing Technology who runs the International Manufacturing Technology Show,”-“Two years in the past, the workforce at AMT invited Local Motors to construct Local Motor’s first crowdsourced car, the Rally Fighter, over the H-day present. This yr, we determined to 3D-print a automotive.”
Watch the video under to study extra concerning the 3D printed automotive that Local Motors declare to be a worlds first and a few of the development methods and 3D printing machine used to create the design in slightly below two days.
Another 3D printed automotive referred to as the Urbee created in 2010 may need one thing to say concerning the world first title claimed by Local Motors, however the Strati 3D printed automotive is certainly pushing the boundaries of the brand new 3D printing know-how to its limits.
“The Strati was designed by our group, [will be]made in our Microfactory and can be pushed by you,” says CEO of Local Motors John S. Rogers Jr. in a press launch. “This model-new course of disrupts the manufacturing established order, modifications the buyer expertise and proves that a automotive might be born in a completely totally different method.”
For extra info on the brand new 3D printed automotive bounce over to the Local Motors web site for particulars.