Category Archives: 3D Printed Fixtures

Factory Five Roadster – Volume 5 3D Printing and Tooling Case Study: Steering Rack Stops

 As we move along swiftly with project Project Factory Five Cobra, we’ve found another need for customization – steering rack stops for our manual steering rack.  In particular, the factory-supplied steering rack has too much travel. By that, we mean the wheels turn too much. While a tight turning radius is generally preferred, we […]

Factory Five Roadster – Volume 3 – 3D Printing Tooling: Ford Mustang Rear Axle Seal Installer

3d printing tooling Axle Seal Installer

Working on cars like Project Cobra can be very rewarding.  However, at times there will be a few hiccups along the way. Here we encountered such an issue replacing our rear axles.  As astute readers may know, in order to outfit project Cobra with vintage-style Halibrand wheels, we must convert the standard 4 lug mustang […]

Tips for Successful Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints

Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints for Production

Printing Polycarbonate for Production 1. Video This video shows the EVO making 48 individual polycarbonate pieces over a period of 40 straight hours.  For a desktop 3D printer this is a formidable accomplishment. In fact, the EVO is the only desktop 3D printer capable of printing large batch polycarbonate parts  a. These parts, referred to […]

3D Printed Fixtures in Airwolf 3D’s Shipping Department Save Time

Time Saving Devices: 3D Check out these time saving devices. These are custom 3D printed fixtures which are designed and printed for the shipping department at Airwolf 3D 3D printed fixtures can save your company tons of time and money.  One of the most amazing aspects of 3D printing is how it can be utilized […]