3D-Printed Electric Motorcycle Has Industry’s Lightest Exoskeleton

3D-Printed Electric Motorcycle Has Industry’s Lightest Exoskeleton
Automotive

The vehicle’s engineers used aircraft grade aluminum in hopes of mainstreaming lightweight additive manufacturing

Conner Dial, Fashion Editor
  • 16 september 2016

It’s no secret that 3D printing is the future of manufacturing. Whether it’s jewelry or a new chair, 3D printing allows for more customization while offering an alternative to conventional hardware. APWORKS, a subsidiary of the aerospace oriented Airbus Group, is dedicated to harnessing this additive layer technology for a variety of industries. Its newest creation is an electric motorcycle printed entirely by 3D printing technology.

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