Fresh off the 3D printer: metal parts for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Fresh off the 3D printer: metal parts for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of multinational automotive corporation Daimler (ETR: DAI), has announced the production of its first metal 3D printed spare parts. The components, made directly from a digital data inventory, were produced for classic truck and Unimog models, now 15 years of out production. It is the first time the company has released details of its digital spare part initiative – first announced in July 2016. 3D printed metal parts from Mercedes-Benz are now classified for installation on out-of-production truck models, including some all-wheel drive Unimog vehicles (pictured above). Photo via autobild.de The edge on die-cast aluminium […]

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