Meet Ellen Lee - Additive MVP

Advancing Additive Manufacturing at Ford

Ellen uses the Carbon DLS process to get parts to market faster for Ford.

What Makes Ellen an Additive MVP

“If you don’t continue to challenge the status quo, you can’t continually innovate.”
Ellen LeeTechnical Leader of Additive Manufacturing Research, Ford

The Business Case for Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

Practical tips and strategies to help you understand why, how, and when to implement additive manufacturing across the various stages of your product development efforts.

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Ford Motor’s Experts on How 3D Printing is Changing the Automotive Industry

In this webinar, we discuss the cutting edge of prototyping and production with three additive manufacturing leaders from the Ford Motor Company: Ellen Lee, Manoj Patnala, and Harold Sears, who represent Ford’s research, product development, and manufacturing divisions, respectively.

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Engineering Grade Materials for Automotive Applications

The Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™ (Carbon DLS™) process and Carbon’s wide range of engineering grade materials enable Ellen Lee to deliver better parts faster.

Ford automotive bracket

EPX 82

High strength, durable, tough

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Automotive clip

RPU 70

High strength, tough, and high ductility

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Ford bastien robot

RPU 130

Strong, tough, heat resistant

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Experience High-Performance Materials for 3D Printing


Our engineering materials sample kit includes EPU 41, EPX 82, RPU 70, and RPU 130.

Lattice and tensile bars


Find a trusted partner from the Carbon Production Network to help print your first Carbon DLS™ part.

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Ask An Additive Expert

In this episode, Ellen Lee, Technical Leader of Additive Manufacturing Research at Ford, discusses how she thinks about choosing the right 3D printing process for a specific part.

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Carbon and Automotive

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Ford: On The Road to 3D Manufacturing

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Tested and Proven in the Automotive Industry

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How does the Carbon DLS™ process work?

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Carbon DLS™ Design Quick Guide

Start producing better parts faster with the Carbon DLS™ Design Quick Guide.

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DLS design guidebook