On another thread I linked to this article about Porsche successfully testing 3-D printing of electric drive and gearbox housings.
Maybe the stuff they use is "I cant believe its not metal" but it just looks like a normal metal housing.
NewcastleFalcon wrote: ↑03 Feb 2021, 11:14If you follow Zel's blog you will have seen some of the excellent results of his delve into the world of 3D printing.
Well Porsche have also been having a bit of delve....
Regards NeilELECTREK:Porsche is 3D printing electric drive housings that are lighter and stronger than conventional ones
In December, Porsche announced that it had been 3D printing prototype housings for electric drives that were stronger, lighter, and much quicker to manufacture. The engine-gearbox units produced using this method were even able to pass all of the company’s quality and stress tests without issue.