GOM Automotive Design

Automotive Design

Metrology meets creativity

Automotive Design

Perfect shapes with 3D technologies

The design process of a new car model takes several years and involves numerous steps to manufacture a real car from the first concept idea. Modern development processes harmonize the vision of perfect design with economic and functional requirements. For this, car designers and production engineers must work hand in hand, requiring perfectly handcrafted clay models on the one hand and precise digital data on the other. GOM technologies combine state-of-the-art hardware and intelligent software and deliver the required precision to quickly translate innovative design concepts into digital data for CAD/CAM software.

Benefits of the ATOS 3D digitizer for clay modeling in design studios

Digitization of complete car bodies
Quick and precise scanning of exteriors and interiors within a few hours
Capturing surfaces and character lines
Obtaining a perfect database for reverse engineering, particularly class A surfacing
Assembly and curvature analysis
Speeding up design concepts and mock-up phases

ATOS 3D scanning data for rapid technologies and CNC machining

  • Direct scaling and copy milling on STL data 
  • Optimizing CFD computations
  • Fast switching to different sizes and materials
  • Reverse engineering of CAD data

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Clay model Automotive Prototyping