EOS & Ford: customized series production of individualized, 3D printed rim lug nuts

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Our customer Ford more than 100 years ago changed the automotive industry when introducing efficient serial production processes. Now they use EOS 3D printing to marry both the desire for individualization and the need for security. For this, they use, among others, the freedom of design 3D printing is offering to create a very special application. With a web-based configurator developed by trinckle, and EOS 3D printing as a production technology, special rim lug nuts can now be created in a very individualized way, as such protecting the wheels of a car from being stolen.

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