Czech Railways testing 3D printing in vehicle maintenance

Published: 31.01.2022 Related countries:  Korea (south) Korea (south)

Savings and shorter delivery time seen as key upsides

Czech Railways (ČD) is testing the introduction of 3D printing in the maintenance of railway vehicles in Prague and Karlovy Vary. Jan Janoušek, director of the Project Office, Strategy and Innovation, said that in the initial phase, they selected 55 different parts that they can produce themselves through 3D printing. The annual savings for the selected 13 components represent approximately CZK 800,000 per year.

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