Nexa3D and Williams Racing partner to advance Formula 1 with 3D printing technology

3D Printing IndustryKubi SertogluMarch 11, 2021

Formula 1 racing team Williams Racing has announced a partnership with 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D to produce custom polymer parts for motorsport applications.

Specifically, the racing team will be able to leverage Nexa3D’s high-speed NXE400 3D printer to manufacture functional wind tunnel components. The lightweight parts will be used to help test the aerodynamic properties of the team’s race cars, ensuring they remain competitive in the high-octane world of Formula 1.

Al Peasland, Head of Technical and Innovation Partnerships at Williams Racing, states, “We’re extremely excited to announce our partnership with Nexa3D and look forward to enhancing our additive manufacturing capabilities with their innovative high-speed printing technologies. Formula One is a challenging environment that demands a continuous improvement philosophy in order to remain competitive.”

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