Maximising production efficiency with 3D printed tools, jigs, and fixtures
Created by: Jason Barnett
Modified on: Wed, 15 Aug, 2018 at 10:27 PM
By using 3D printed tools, jigs, and fixtures, Volkswagen Autoeuropa reduces cycle time operation, labor, and the need for reworking, while improving tool ergonomics. Furthermore, they achieve this at a tenth of the usual cost. The company estimates that they are on track to save €325,000 by the end of 2017.
“Achieving a 91% cost reduction and 95% time savings”
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