CURRENT APPLICATIONS
Exterior/exterior trim 
Bumpers, wind breakers; polymers; selective laser sintering (SLS)
 
Fluid handling
Pumps, valve; aluminum alloys – 
selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM)
 
Manufacturing process
Prototyping, customized tooling, investment casting; polymers, wax, hot-work steels – fused deposition modeling (FDM), inkjet, SLS, SLM
 
Exhaust/emissions
Cooling vents; aluminum alloys – SLM
 
FUTURE APPLICATIONS
Powertrain, drivetrain 
Engine components; aluminum, titanium alloys – SLM, EBM
 
Frame, body, doors 
Body panels; aluminum alloys – SLM
 
OEM components 
Body-in-white; aluminum, steel alloys – SLM, EBM
 
Electronics 
Embedded component, sensors, single-part control panels; polymers – SLS
 
Wheels, tires, suspension
Hubcaps, tires, suspension springs; polymers, aluminum alloys – SLS, Inkjet, SLM
 
Interior & sealing 

Dashboards, seat frames; polymers – SLS, stereo-lithography

$9 BILLION BY 2029 INCLUDES $4+ BILLION opportunity in tools, final parts production

Americas lead in polymer AM

Europe leads in metal AM

Market elements

Polymers, metals
Hardware
Final parts
Materials
Protoypes

Tools

Main polymers
Nylon
ABS

Main metals
Steel
Titanium