In the automotive industry, additive manufacturing has become a high priority, with this technology frequently being used in development and production. Ideas can be implemented faster, time and money can be saved. Speed and flexibility bring advantages over the competition. Different car parts and prototypes are developed with the help of additive manufacturing and thus a faster achievement of the series maturity is possible. In prototyping, fixtures, production and assembly aids, additive manufacturing technology has become the standard with end products available in various robust and flexible materials. German RepRap has been supplying the BMW Group for several years. The German RepRap x500 is used.
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