3D-printed Shelby Cobra presented at NAIAS in Detroit

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3d-printed-shelby-cobraOak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is presenting its newly printed 3D car in theese days, at the 2015 NAIAS in Detroit, 12 to 25 January in Detroit. This “laboratory on wheels” uses the Shelby Cobra design, celebrating the 50th anniversary of this model and honoring the first vehicle to be voted a national monument.The Shelby was printed at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL using the Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine and is intended as a “plug-n-play” laboratory on wheels. The Shelby will allow research and development of integrated components to be tested and enhanced in real time, improving the use of sustainable, digital manufacturing solutions in the automotive industry.http://youtu.be/HXvIMRklWiM