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Electric Superbike Twente makes use of K3D’s additive manufacturing for high performance cooling shell

2019-09-09T16:44:56+02:00April 15th, 2019|Press releases|

In order to keep the brand new electric motor of Electric Superbike Twente at ultimate performance temperature, it will be provided with a metal 3D printed cooling shell, produced by K3D. April 15th, 2019, Enschede, The Netherlands –  Together with K3D, Electric Superbike Twente has developed and produced one of the first 3D metal printed components for the racing industry. The electric motor of the second generation superbike will be water cooled, just like the first superbike that was produced by Electric Superbike Twente in 2018. “The cooling shell of the first superbike consist of multiple parts, which were quite hard to produce, using conventional production methods like turning and milling. For these production methods, lots of material was needed and therefore the end product turned out to be quite heavy.” said Feitse Krekt, Technical