An engineer at Local Motors in Arizona shows how the company builds its cars using a large-scale 3D printer, including how a variety of materials is being evaluated for optimal performance in this type of application.
The episode highlights:
- The expected positive impact of AM on smaller car makers and suppliers
- The key difference between small 3D printers and large-scale ones
- The need to find the best possible material combination so vehicles that are #D-printed are as safe as traditional ones
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