TU Darmstadt engineers build 3D printed race car for Formula Student 2017

TU Darmstadt engineers build 3D printed race car for Formula Student 2017

A team of engineering students from Germany’s TU Darmstadt have built an electric race car to compete in the 2017 Formula Student competition. Hot on the heels of their Lambda2016 car, which finished in the top ten overall of Formula Student Germany last year, the TU Darmstadt Racing Team (DART) is now looking to go even farther above and beyond. This year’s DART race car contains five ultralight 3D printed components, most notably a steering shaft made from a specialized aluminum alloy that’s already 50% cent lighter than last year’s model. As the crème de la crème of student […]

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