3D Printed Motor Could Do More with Less #3DPrinting
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison working on 3D printing motors found some surprising results. They were able to use less material and get more torque. From The Wisconsin State Journal:
But with 3D printing, there’s no need for tons of pressure to be exerted and the machine can print the delicate pattern on the small 10-kilowatt prototype stator within 20 hours, Nishanth said. While that wouldn’t be enough energy to run an electric vehicle, the model could be easily scaled up to reach 40 kilowatts and printed faster on an industrial printer.
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