Florida company nScrypt makes flexible biomanufacturing, microdispensing, and 3D manufacturing equipment for industrial applications. In turn, we’ve seen the company’s solutions used for a variety of applications, such as bioprinting, communications, defense, chemical/pharmaceutical, defense, electronics, life science, printed antenna, printed electronics, solar cell metallization, and even space. But one thing we haven’t seen a lot of from nScrypt’s machines is use for applications in the automotive industry—a fact that’s changing now.
The company, which is a spin-out from research and development think tank Sciperio Inc., has just announced that Larsen Motorsports, also headquartered in Florida, will be using its nRugged Factory in a Tool (FiT) 3D manufacturing system to print gaskets for jet car fuel pumps. Specifically, the 3D printed gaskets will be used in the afterburner fuel system of driver Elaine Larsen’s Generation 6 jet car dragster. Elaine Larsen in her new Generation 6 jet car dragster (Image courtesy of Larsen Motorsports via Facebook) “The jet racing industry standard afterburner fuel pumps that most jet cars use were produced in the 1960’s. We have a very large inventory of surplus afterburner fuel pumps, but all of them have seals that […]
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