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As Seen In Automotive Design & Production

BMW i8 soft-top attachment component is 3D printed with aluminum. Note the organic shape of the component, with more mass being located in areas where loads need to be accommodated. The component weighs less than an injection molded plastic part that would otherwise be used. (Image: BMW)

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization
Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .