In just seven months, several industrial partners developed a feasibility study for an ultralight seat. Not only the most modern technologies were required to this end, but also faster working methods. The result is a hardware prototype for the interior of the future.
For the production of complex customized parts and small series manufacturing, 3D metal printing has already proved its worth. However, for large series, industrial 3D printing is required. Experts believe that aluminum is particularly suitable for this purpose.
The study "Lightweight construction as a driver of innovation" provides arguments to underpin that lightweight construction can be inexpensive, improve competitiveness and significantly increase benefits for the end customer.
Is it possible to build low-cost lightweight cars? Why do solutions fail? The market study "Lightweight construction as a driver of innovation" provides answers. In an interview, the creators of the study spoke with "Automotive Industry".