Automotive 

Stratasys Support Center – Automotive 

Our solutions empower automotive manufacturers to reduce investment and part costs, to maximize assembly line efficiency, to reduce the weight of production tools, and to stay one step ahead of industry challenges.

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      Brochures
      • About 3D Printing Brochure
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Brochure - Additive Manufacturing for Automotive EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      Case Studies
      • FDM Case Study - RLM Industries Investment Casting ENApplication Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Champion Motorsports Soluble Cores - EN FDM Case StudyApplication Customer Story
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Solaxis Assemble With Ease ENSolaxis designed a 3D printed jig used to assemble high-volume plastic door seals. The jig is over 100 pounds lighter than a typical jig for this application and cuts the design and manufacturing time by at least two thirds.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - KOR EcoLogic New Energy Efficient Car Built with 3D Printing EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Triple Eight Race The Need for Speed ENAustralian motor racing team accelerates design process with FDM technology
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Parker Hannifin-Racor ENParker Hannifin's Racor division recently designed an emissions filter that enables diesel engine manufacturers to meet new emission requirements. The company used its Fortus FDM system to create a PPSF (polyphenylsulfone) prototype of the filter.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Premium Transmission ENPremium Transmission moved from traditional manufacturing castings to in-house 3D printing, saving prototyping time and greatly reducing costs while meeting the tough demands oft he global engineering industry faster than ever before.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Siemens Customizes Production ENStratasys enables extended customer service offering and streamlined supply chain.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - GKN Geared For Customization EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Tecnun Simplifying the Complex EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Joe Gibbs Racing - Shaping Victory EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Joe Gibbs Racing - Trimming Time EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Joe Gibbs Racing - Breathing Easier on the Track ENWhen it comes to safety, the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) design engineers don’t leave anything to chance. Thanks to a new SR-100 soluble support material used with FDM from Stratasys, they can now create complex carbon monoxide filter housings for their cars using polycarbonate (PC) material, which has a higher temperature rating than the previous material used.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Joe Gibbs Racing - Competitive Edge ENWe can build prototypes tough enough to bolt onto the car, even the engine block, for evaluation, and they can take the heat.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Motus Motorcycles ENMotus Motorcycles designed America’s first sport-touring motorcycle with the ideal engine by 3D printing large prototype engine parts. The groundbreaking design includes a 6-speed transmission and a custom V4 engine, the first ever in an American motorcycles.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Solidify Pioneering 3D Printing Services EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dash CAE All Systems Go EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Univ of Wollongong Formula for Success ENStudent automotive engineers used FDM to build an end-use manifold, which they mounted onto their Formula-SAE car. It was faster and less expensive to 3D print this custom auto part than to machine it in aluminum.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - FTR Moto ENFTR Moto, which specializes in the design, production and development of racing motorcycles, halved costs and turnaround times for prototypes, revved up its customized parts business and impressed clients with quick results – all using 3D printing.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dana Corporation Early Detection Saves Time ENDana Corporation, a Tier One automotive supplier, assumes responsibility for designing components to meet its customers’ requirements. Validating these designs with prototypes from conventional machining and casting methods required weeks or months and tens of thousands of dollars.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Alseca Lightening The Load ENAdditive manufacturing has helped shrink the time Alseca needs to create tooling down to three or four days. 3D printing lets Alseca try more design options, shorten development times and create production ready parts.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Daihatsu Designed by Consumers ENDaihatsu Motor Company in Japan puts customization and design freedom directly into the hands of its customers. The automaker relies on Stratasys 3D Printing to bring customers into the design process in a totally new way.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Lamborghini Driving Innovation ENAutomaker Lamborghini turned to 3D printing to create high-strength production parts tough enough to endure the rigors of high-speed racing, as well as create complex geometries in a very tight timeline.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - RENNTech Racing Victory ENRENNtech, which specializes in tuning and enhancing performance for European-made cars, used a Dimension 3D Printer to prototype a Mercedes-Benz GLK for a SEMA show. RENNtech beat an impossible deadline and also took first place.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Magna Closures EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Koenigsegg Speeding Ahead ENKoenigsegg Automotive uses a 3D printer developing its line of supercars for everything from printing engine parts to designing interior fixtures, cutting costs and speeding design times.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Northstar Manufacturing ENAfter purchasing a Dimension SST 1200es 3D Printer, Miller and his team found parts that used to take three or four months to design and build now took a few days.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Hyundai Mobis Fit to Drive ENKorean-based Hyundai Mobis makes original and aftermarket equipment for the automotive industry, including Hyundai and Kia. In its drive to be best in class and a global top 10 supplier, it depends on prototyping for design verification, airflow evaluation, and functional testing.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Kingston University e-Racing High Speed Designs ENKingston University’s electric car racing team lowered the weight of its electric car and improved its speed by adding lighter, durable 3D printed parts.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dash CAE All Systems Go FR
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Harman Becker High-Spec Design Engineering Streamlined ENThe Harman Becker design team sought a quick, effective and, above all, high-quality solution for developing functional 3D models.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dash CAE All Systems Go IT
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dash CAE All Systems Go DE
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Dash CAE All Systems Go ES
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing IT
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing ES
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing FR
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing DE
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Case Study - Skorpion Transformational Efficiency EN3D printing is at the center of Skorpion Engineering's success. By adopting innovative prototyping methods using 3D printing, Skorpion Engineering has established itself as a pioneer in high-performance automotive prototypes, helping luxury auto brands bring concepts to life quickly.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Team Penske Effort Equals Results EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Customer Story - Team Penske - Composite Tooling
        • 9 Dec 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo Long Haul Tooling ENVolvo trucks slashes time and cost of tool production with additive manufacturing
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo CE Retooling the Engine EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - EPSI Rubber-Like Prototypes EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Honda Access The Drive For Speed ENHonda Access, which manufactures accessories for cars and motorcycles as part of Honda Group, uses 3D printing to customize vehicles for different regions and types of customers.
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Volvo CE Retooling the Engine JP
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Objective 3D Service Bureau - Delphi Australia - EN FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - ES FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - FR FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - JP FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      Guides
      • Application Note - Gasket Plugs and SealsOld Branding
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Application Guide - Wind Tunnel Testing EN
        • 13 Dec 2018
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      • Research Guide - 3D Printing Solutions EN
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Application Note - Overmolding ENOld Branding
        • 19 Nov 2018
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