Quick connect cam lock for automotive

3D printed camlock sls printing sample

Quick overview

Traditionally in the automotive industry a door nest was a semi-permanent fixture on the assembly line. We were approach by a leading Japanese auto-maker to produce a solution that would allow a quick nest changeover, our cam-lock design takes 30 seconds to change nests. It was such a successful solution that their Japanese team visited to investigate the solution that’s destined for global use.

SLS printed cam-lock for automotive
SLS Printed Cam-lock detail

Quick connect cam lock for automotive

In use

The cam lock mechanism allows the operator to simply slide the 15lb nest in place and the cam mechanism locks it in position. Each door nest is made of 3 parts.

Profile of SLS Printed Cam-lock