Additively Manufactured Lightweight Hood Hinge

Cover Story April 2019 Edag voestalpine simufact Additive Manufacturing Lightweight Hood Hinge
Additively Manufactured Lightweight Hood Hinge

Edag, voestalpine and simufact have developed the additively manufactured LightHinge+ engine hood hinge. The worthwhile result: as well as being half the weight of conventional designs, it also incorporates a pedestrian protection function. The component can be manufactured without tools, is optimised for warpage and requires only minimum post-processing.

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