Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-1285
2000-03-06

Establish Mass Production System of Common Die Foaming for Dual Pipe - High Quality, Light Weight, Foaming of Fuel Filler Pipe for Low Cost 2000-01-1285

We changed only our conception without changing the same level of function and quality as conventional production. We thought about increasing the thickness of the filler pipe face by folding up steel pipe on itself. Through dual pipe forming method, we have achieved our goal of reducing the plate thickness (weight reduction) and supplying the filler pipe without the welding procedure with low cost. Therefore, we applied this techniques to the vehicles of TOYOTA MOTOR Co.,. (refer to Fig.4)

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