Additive Manufacturing in Formula One: Revolutionizing Racing Technology

Formula One has long been at the forefront of technological innovation in motorsports. In recent years, additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing, has emerged as a game-changing technology in the sport. This blog post explores the evolution, current applications, and future potential of additive manufacturing in Formula One. The Evolution of 3D Printing in […]

They did it! UG Racing are Formula Student winners 2022.

Graphite are extremely proud to celebrate and recognise the future of engineering – our partner, University of Glasgow Racing (UG Racing) for their win at Formula Student UK 2022. They finished first place in both the dynamic events category and the competition overall, beating out teams not only from the UK but worldwide.

What you see is what you get – Kevin Lambourne, Managing Director

Engineers rely on technical data sheets to make informed decisions, by comparing different materials and selecting the best ones. If they are lucky, they have the resources and time to verify the figures by testing their own samples. Unfortunately, the majority just have to trust the published data.

Get your parts Vapor Smoothed for less

We are pleased to say we have removed the set up fee for Vapor Smoothed parts.

We are the first and only UK Bureau to offer Vapor Smoothing in house.
Vapor Smoothing takes already high performance materials and gives them superior sealing for demanding applications.

Secondary Part Finishes

At Graphite Additive Manufacturing, we offer further finishes on our parts to enhance the properties of our materials. This article will explain the secondary finishes and additional operations that we have to offer and how they are most effectively applied.

Improve Part Functionality with Threads and Inserts

Much the same as moulded components, a 3D printed part’s functionality can be improved through the inclusion of threads and metallic inserts. As manufactures utilising functional materials for structural and end use applications, we have listed below the different thread and insert types to assist your design process.

Part Finishes (Primary)

At Graphite Additive Manufacturing, our parts are offered with a variety of finishing options. Between our primary and secondary options, we have over 50 different combinations of finishing to provide you with the most suitable finish for your application.