Manufacturing

Setting Wheels InMotion: 3D Printing Titanium Parts for an Electric Race Car

Solutions: 3-matic, Metal 3D Printing

When you’re aiming to make the fastest electric car in the world, every bit of weight optimization matters: so we helped InMotion create lightweight 3D-printed wishbones for the suspension. Thanks to our Metal Printing Factory and software, InMotion is on its way to an ambitious goal.

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Manufacturing

adidas Futurecraft: The Ultimate 3D-Printed Personalized Shoe

Solutions: 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing, Streamics

Your feet are unique: your running shoes should be too. Materialise’s 3D Printing software and solutions are helping sporting goods giant adidas unveil the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D: a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole, tailored to an individual’s foot.

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Software

Materialise Slicing Technology Enables Toyota’s Lightweight Car Seat

Solutions: 3-matic, Build Processor, Laser Sintering

Toyota wanted to produce a lightweight car seat prototype with minimal volume and an optimal heat capacity. Not only was it challenging to design, but working with such a large file size was tough too. Fortunately, Toyota had Materialise’s engineering team and software expertise to work with.

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Software

No Old Dinosaur: KAYIWA’s 3D-Printed DINO Clothes Rack

Solutions: 3-matic, Magics

Those familiar with Finnish designer Lincoln Kayiwa, founder of the KAYIWA design studio, may remember the DIPLODOCUS clothes rack. Now he presents to you the DINO clothes rack, with coat hangers that mimic a dinosaur’s bone structure, designed with some help from Magics.

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Software

Materialise 3-matic Makes Topology Optimization More Attractive

Solutions: 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing, CAD, Magics, Metal 3D Printing

A Delft University graduate student wanted to use topology optimization to minimize the volume and weight of an aircraft engine bracket. However, it was taking too long to convert optimized files back to a CAD format: until he tried 3-maticSTL.

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Software

Steering the June Race Car to the Finish Line

Solutions: 3-matic, Lightweight Structures

Combining functionality, price, and aesthetics into one outstanding race car steering wheel, students at Formula Group T showed contest judges just what 3-matic can do.

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Manufacturing

Kipling: No Monkey Business

Solutions: 3-matic, Laser Sintering, Mammoth Stereolithography, TPU 92A-1

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling puts its famous monkey mascot in the forefront with the new “City Jungle Shopper”, created from the world’s first fully flexible 3D Printing material.

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Software

“Smoke Dress” Hits the Volkswagen Catwalk

Solutions: 3-matic, Magics, TPU 92A-1

In a special creation for the Frankfurt International Motor Show, designer Anouk Wipprecht explores the interactive design capabilities of 3D Printing with the innovative “Smoke Dress”.

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Manufacturing

The Areion by Formula Group T: The World’s First 3D Printed Race Car

Solutions: 3-matic, Mammoth Stereolithography, Stereolithography

How fast can 3D Printing (and stereolithography in particular) go? The answer, according to the 2012 Formula Group T team, is - more than 140 km/h!

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Manufacturing

Supporting Samsonite in Setting New Standards in Luggage

Solutions: 3-matic, Rapid Prototyping

In their mission to create the best travel bags the world has ever seen, Samsonite approached the innovation experts at Materialise to develop a highly detailed prototype for their latest launch.

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