World first claimed for 3D printing titanium car wheels

HRE and GE Additive’s AddWorks team have used electron beam melting (EBM) technology to create a new prototype wheel made from an advanced titanium powder, unveiling what is said to be the first automotive wheel to be made with this process.

HRE and GE Additive’s AddWorks team have used electron beam melting (EBM) technology, a form of 3D printing (additive manufacturing) to create a new prototype wheel made from an advanced titanium powder, unveiling what is said to be the first automotive wheel to be made with this process.

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