Located in the heart of the UK auto industry, Vital Auto is an industrial design studio with deep expertise in automotive design. Their high-profile clients include many major auto manufacturers such as Volvo, Nissan, McLaren and Lotus.
The design firm leverages a fleet of Formlabs Form 3L SLA printers and Fuse 1 SLS printers for both high-fidelity prototypes and end-use parts for concept vehicles. Notably, their team has used Elastic 80A Resin to print prototype door seals, White Resin for internal components like air vents, and Nylon 12 - printed on the Fuse 1 - to produce rugged, intricate components like air ducts.
In this case study overview, learn how Vital Auto uses SLA and SLS 3D printing technology alongside traditional machining methods to build futuristic vehicles. Hear from Vital Auto engineers about how in-house 3D printing helps their team push design boundaries and iterate rapidly to meet their customers’ specific needs.
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