The 100,000th part produced is a gear housing for shunting locomotives, cast in a 3D-printed mold

Deutsche Bahn reaches 3D printing milestone with 100,000 parts

The 100,000th part produced is a gear housing for shunting locomotives, cast in a 3D-printed mold Deutsche Bahn AG / Dominic Dupont

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has achieved a milestone in its adoption of 3D printing technology, reaching the production mark of 100,000 spare parts. According to the German railway company, it demonstrates that 3D printing is “transforming train maintenance”.

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Author: Esther Geerts

Former Editor RailTech.com

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