Browse Publications Technical Papers 2003-01-2869
2003-10-27

Light Body for Small Vehicles Using High-Quality Die-Casting Component 2003-01-2869

A high-quality die-casting technology has been developed for lightweight aluminum frame structures that produces high-strength aluminum parts that are also weldable. This new technology has been used in casting frames for motorcycles and snowmobiles and has enabled improved frame designs with far fewer component parts than was possible before. This die-casting technology also results in a significant reduction in energy consumption during the manufacturing process.

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