Reaching the Desired Weight in just a Few Steps
KraussMaffei Customer Takata Reduces Component Weight from 560 to 275 Grams
The FiberForm process developed by KraussMaffei combines the thermoforming of organic sheets and injection molding into one process. This process results in fiber-reinforced plastic components that are particularly lightweight yet feature a high level of strength. They are used primarily in vehicle manufacturing. KraussMaffei, together with the automotive supplier Takata, further developed the process during the manufacturing of an airbag housing. As a result, the component weight was reduced by half.Beitrag auf Deutsch lesen
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