HP Shows Off T-Roc A-Pillar Metal-AM Part

September 15, 2021

HP-T-Roc-RAPID-TCTAt RAPID + TCT…HP Inc. publicly displayed an A-pillar part produced by Volkswagen in Germany for its T-Roc vehicle, reportedly the first instance of an automaker employing metal binder jetting to produce production parts. Part material: 316L stainless steel.

The breakthrough results from a five-year, multi-million-dollar investment by VW in metal binder jetting, including a collaboration with HP and its Metal Jet technology, and a software partnership with Siemens. The ultimate goal: making metallic binder-jetted parts viable for production-line use.

Industry-Related Terms: Binder jetting
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See also: Siemens Industry, Inc., HP Inc.

Technologies: Other

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