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Lightweight Aluminium Subframe

Company:
Volkswagen AG

Website:
www.volkswagenag.com

Award category for entry:
Automotive & Transportation

Taken into production / produced on:
2015-02-01

Nature of the product / project:

Suspension part

Designer Architect Developer:

VW - Komponenten-Fahrwezk-Entwicklung - Braunschweig

Aluminium supplier(s):

Manufacturer/Sub-contractor:

VW - Leichtmetallzentrum - Braunschweig

Particulars:

Standard subframe has a wall thickness of at least 5.5 mm to ensure producibility. Lower wall thickness would cause casting defects. For future suspension parts is it necessary to reduce minimum wall thickness to reduce weight. This can be realised by using structured die surfaces.

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