Additive Industries says that the Formula 1 vehicle introduced by the Alfa Romeo racing team, the C41, was made using 304 metal parts printed on the company’s MetalFAB1 machine.

Of the 304 parts 22% were produced in in Ti64Gd23 titanium alloy, 36% in Scalmalloy, 40% in AlSi10Mg aluminum alloy, and 2% in stainless steel, the company said. The total combined weight of these metal parts, accounts for approximately 14860g.

Additive says that a 90% reduction in price has been achieved on some of the parts, compared to the equivalent machined parts.

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