Applying its patented technology and a hybrid approach, PepsiCo is using additive manufacturing as an enabler in various aspects of bottle development—accelerating and enhancing performance simulation, advanced system analysis and the production of high-quality, functional prototypes. In working with Nexa3D, PepsiCo has been able to make molds that can withstand 10,000 shots—a dramatic improvement of their previous best of about 100.
- Tooling development time of 48 hours
- Per-tool cost from $10,000 to $350
- 3D-printed tool lifetime up to 10,000 shotsPresented by: