Case: Dough Knife

Manufactured in a conventional manner, the dough knife consists of more than 20 parts. Due to the contact with the dough, the blade must be cleaned regularly. This leads to inactivity. The new design consists of 1 part, contains a porous printed blade, a leaf spring and printed wires. An ultimate example of the various benefits of 3D metal printing.

Dough knife with porous printed blade, leaf spring and printed wires
Advantages of 3D printing:
Cheaper, weight saving, fewer parts, shorter lead time, due to weight reduction, 6 robots can be used instead of 8, which results in significant financial savings.