In China’s Yinchuan, the world’s largest 3D printing factory worth 1.28 billion yuan began to operate.
The factory, owned by Kocel Group Limited, employs 12 printers capable of printing 10,000 tons of metal products per year.
The plant is a huge room with white walls and air conditioners that cool the air. It would seem that hundreds of specialists must work here, but the work in the factory is automated to a maximum extent – only eight people work at the same time.
If before the equipment for casting the block of cylinders of the diesel engine consisted of 20 parts, and manufacture time was 8 days, then in a new factory with the help of 3D printing it is possible to do it in one day and with fewer details..