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3D-Printed Engine Gets Ready for Racing

3D-Printed Engine Gets Ready for Racing

Written by David

November 11, 2019


All the main components of the EVO6 engine are 3D printed using selective laser melting.


3D printing is a relatively quick process, creating a final prototype or a production-ready product with the technology can take months or even years. Hungarian college-student team SZEngine can attest to this, having produced the world’s first 3D-printed engine for use in a Formula Student racing car in 2018 after nearly two years of work.


The project began in 2016 when Zoltán Dudás, a 3D metal printing specialist at Audi Hungaria, based in Gyor, Hungary, was instructed to print a fully functioning engine using the SLM280 machine from SLM Solutions Group AG. Upon learning that SZEngine wanted to mill […]

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