Formula 1 team is printing 3D race car parts

News

McLaren is using a dozen 3D printers to quickly produce new parts its team designs.

The company says it slashes the time it takes to get racers specialized parts, that normally take weeks to arrive.

The plastic 3D-printed parts have to be reinforced for a few days before they can be used in cars. The company hopes some day it will be able to print parts out of carbon fiber. Once that happens, engineers can create new parts on demand while races are happening.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Black and Blue Kickoff Live
Pro Football Challenge
Find A Job
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store

Trending Stories