Rapid Sheet Metal Prototyping at Ford

By on July 12th, 2013 in Usage


Over the last 100 years or so, the Ford Motor Company has gotten really good at stamping sheet metal parts. Sadly, stamping can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time the design leaves the CAD station, so it’s not great for prototyping. 
To speed up prototyping, Ford has created a rapid process they call the Ford Freeform Fabrication Technology, F3T for short.
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By Kerry Stevenson

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has written over 8,000 stories on 3D printing at Fabbaloo since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!