MERCEDES' news * Germany - 3D PRINT PLASTIC TRUCKS PARTS available now worldwide
* Stuttgart - Daimler's 3D Print trucks parts
Daimler AG has announced it will utilise 3D printing to cost-effectively and efficiently produce plastic spare parts from September... Rather than warehousing and shipping parts from Germany to customers around the globe, the truck maker says it will be printing parts locally from a series of stored blueprints... Printed with "state-of-the-art 3D printers based on the Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing process," Daimler says a customer orders the specific part, a design is sourced from Daimler headquarters, and the part is then created... The parts include covers, spacers, spring caps, air and cable ducts, clamps, mountings, control elements, and more...
(Photo: Mercedes-Benz Trucks already produces 30 spare parts with the 3D SLS printing processes) -- Stuttart, Germany - Trade Trucks (Australia) - 14 July 2016