EXTENSIVE ENGINEERING FOR
IMPLEMENTING FIBER REINFORCED
POLYMERS IN MASS PRODUCTION

Composite appropriate engineering from the concept to mass production
Advantage in knowledge through flexible integration of our large partner network (material, machinery and part manufacturing, FEM experts)
CFRP expertise in automotive, e.g. crash behaviour, fatigue strength etc.
Preliminary design of composite part
Material and technology benchmark
Material consulting: Material choice, properties and characteristic values
Support for testing and experiments from coupon to structure stage for safeguarding composite specific characteristics
Feasibility and cost studies on all stages of development
Prototyping of mass production methods
Holistic life cycle examination
Implementation or support of process simulation


DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE
LIGHTWEIGHT STRUCTURES IN
MIXED MATERIALS CONSTRUCTION

Especially Aluminum, composite materials, steel and magnesium under all-encompassing view

Structure and body in white development from the early
concept phase, predevelopment and prototype construction to the mass product
Conception and preliminary design of crash structures
Support of structure simulation
Evaluation, selection and definition of different
joining technologies for mixed material construction

 


CONCEPT DESIGN AND PREDEVELOPMENT

Formulation of concepts and first designs
Methodic application of the different lightweight disciplines creation of first concepts
Safeguarding the essential assumptions through accompanying simulations component tests


PRODUCTION SCHEDULING
FOR MASS PRODUCTION
APPLICATIONS

Determination of the optimal production method for an
economic mass production of a certain part.
Overall cost analysis and  cost evaluation for early
product planning
Development, construction, calculation and simulation of
lightweight structures
Elaboration and illustration of cost-cutting
measures (part, process, plant construction)
Risk assessment, definition of quality assurance measures
Evaluation and assistance in selecting suppliers
Material flow planning, utilization, reject rates
Synchronizing product development and production planning

 


THE EFFICIENT
FORWARD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

Structured and standardized process for an extensive planning and support of the development
process from the concept and predevelopment to the mass production development

Your benefits:
Standardized approach, great variety of solutions
Safeguarding and minimization of technical risks

 

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