TRENDING German firm unveils world's first 3D-printed motorbike

TRENDING

German firm unveils world's first 3D-printed motorbike

VCG

12:05, December 06, 2018

This might be the future of motorbikes. Not because it looks like something Batman would ride.

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But because of the way it's made. German firm BigRep says the NERA is the first functioning two-wheeler made by 3D printing. Every part, except the electrical circuit, is made like this.

Plastic material laid down molecule by molecule.

The technique is, quite literally, reinventing the wheel.

But the NERA isn't about to go into production. 3D-printing is still too slow for mass production. Nevertheless, it's already driving innovation. 

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