The vehicle's frame has left and right hydroformed
aluminum tube center sections that are fitted with pairs of connecting nodes and front/rear crush zones.
Their long-standing experience in India and Korea respectively assists us in demonstrating the unique performance and cost advantages of hydroformed
parts can be contoured like blow molded tanks, which are similar in cost and weight, Pilot says.
Optimization and Identification of the Characteristics of an Hydroformed
Vari-Form is the industry-leading manufacturer of lightweight, hydroformed
structural parts for pickup trucks, SUVs and light vehicles.
It is to be built on a hydroformed
ladder-frame chassis and feature a larger screen infotainment system, three-spoke steering wheel and rectangular AC vents.
Still, Rich and his colleagues believe that there is going to be a significant increase in the amount of hydroformed
aluminum in the months ahead so they're working on the ways and means to optimize the process.
Utilizing its multi-axis torch, the unit laser cuts stamped, hydroformed
, and spun pre-formed parts as well as 2D cuts and bevels in flat material.
Now, some automotive builders are using hydroforming for frame rails, engine cradles, and in door assemblies; aerospace firms are finding that hydroformed
tubing can be used effectively in fuel systems; and the home appliance industry is discovering uses such as cabinet strengthening and even some exterior features, such as door handles.
Inverse Analysis of Aluminum Tubes Hydroformed
Under Free Conditions and Within a Conical Die (B.
An all-steel dually cargo box with hydroformed
steel outer fenders.
As a result hydroformed
components are increasingly being used in the aerospace, automotive and other industries.