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Aluminum Front Axle Support in Shell Design

With the increasing demand for lightweight construction, the vehicle bodies of current vehicle generations and in particular their assembly components contain all-time high proportions of aluminum.

In addition to the classic steel design, mixed construction methods out of aluminum, such as combinations of casted structures, extruded profiles and sheet metal, are also increasingly being used for subframe structure parts.

With the weight-optimized subframe in shell metal design KIRCHHOFF Automotive developed an economical lightweight solution for serial production.

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Exhibitor: KIRCHHOFF Automotive GmbH

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