hinge reinforcement

hinge reinforcement

A metal plate attached to a door or doorframe to receive a hinge.
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HSLA is used primarily as a means to provide pieces to strengthen the underbody; it is used for such things as the rocker bulkheads, roof bow, and lower hinge reinforcement. Solution strengthen material is used for reinforcement and structural support where there isn't a need for the kind of strength provided by HSLA.
This approach permits reducing the size of the steel hinge reinforcement, saving 6.5 lb, while tripling door-sag stiffness.
Superplastic forming, which involves both heat (up to 500[degrees]C) and pressure, was used to produce the internal components and the hinge reinforcements. Other aluminum panels on the Maybach body shell are the roof, hood, and front fenders.