3D printed engine part boosts CSU Hornet Racing car power up to 14,000 RPM

3D printed engine part boosts CSU Hornet Racing car power up to 14,000 RPM

A college racing team has redesigned an engine part for its competitive car using Carbon DLS 3D printing technology and improved the engine’s performance by 43%. Hornet Racing from California State University (CSU), Sacramento redesigned the intake manifold for its Honda CBR600RR series, 4-cylinder engine and 3D printed it out of RPU 70 material, incorporating some custom design features. As a result, the racing team had its best competitive finish in history at the international Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) competition. The Formula SAE student design competition has run since 1980. Problems on the road Hornet Racing’s Honda […]

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