Rodin Cars, the New Zealand-based manufacturer has selected 3D Systems’ metal additive manufacturing solutions to produce parts for its soon-to-be-released hypercar, the Rodin FZero. Rodin Cars designs and builds completely bespoke single-seat, open-wheel high-performance vehicles that are designed to be faster than contemporary Formula 1 cars.
Smooth inspection processes are the key to consistently high product quality and thus to the sustainable, economic success of a manufacturing company. To make quality assurance more precise, faster and more efficient, continuous automation of the process chain makes sense.
Auto Heinen GmbH, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of aluminum die cast components and parts recommends StrikoWestofen’s new Westomat Plus+ dosing furnace, based on a product development pilot run in partnership with the furnace solutions specialist.
In December 2019, LK Group launched the world's largest 6000T ultra-large intelligent die casting unit to the market. It provides the solution to reduce the parts from 70 to 1 by one shot, which has brought a disruptive impact and profound technological change to the new energy automobile industry and 5G communication industry.
Aludyne announced today that it has acquired Shiloh Industries’ CastLight division. The CastLight acquisition strengthens and expands Aludyne’s position as a lightweighting solutions provider. Aludyne will further diversify its customer base and add new facilities in the US, Netherlands, Poland and China.
Europe wants to become the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 with the help of the European Green Deal. A major milestone is the reduction of CO2 emissions by 55 % already by 2030 compared to 1990. This affects energy-intensive industries in particular, which now have to bear the costs of CO2 emissions in addition to rising energy prices. The company STIHL Magnesium Die Casting saves 85 % CO2 with a heat recovery system, compared to a conventional hall heating system.