Betatype’s volume additive manufacture of automotive headlight parts saves days in time and thousands of pounds

Betatype reduced costs by thousands, and time by hundreds of hours.

Betatype headlight component

Betatype, a provider of additively manufactured components, has produced 384 headlight parts in a single build using metal powder bed fusion, saving days in time and thousands of pounds.

Through this process, the company streamlined the production of large heatsinks for LED automotive headlights, which were identified by Betatype as well-suited to being additively manufactured with the powder bed fusion process. Betatype noted the process would be ideal for the specific geometry of these metal parts, since it can consolidate multiple builds into one.  

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