Race cars began to be printed on a 3D printer

Engineers began printing parts for the Cupra Leon Competicion race car on a 3D printer. It will allow

save money on production.

It is reported that for the car have already learnedproduce rear-view mirror housings, a central steering wheel control module, a hood air intake, a radiator grill, as well as inlet pipes of brake cooling systems and the main cooling system.

Details printed on an HP Jet industrial printerFusion 5200. Thanks to this, the process of creating the necessary elements of parts is accelerated. In addition, it is possible to change the configuration of individual parts during the tests.

Car Cupra Leon Competicion withcomponents printed on a 3D printer have already been tested in tests on the Portuguese Portimao circuit. The advantages of this method of manufacturing parts were obvious.