Field of innovation: Lightweight construction

Lightweight construction is a technique, which minimizes the weight of parts.

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Lightweight construction aims to save weight through clever engineering. Reasons might be the reduction of cost, of weight and/or achievement of a special design. Other than with metal replacement, the target is not to substitute metal with plastic in order to reduce weight, but to create a lighter plastic part with the same functionality through a smarter design / construction.

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Lightweight construction
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October 6, 2017

Lightweight Design for Winners - Rear Frame of Motorcycle

Structural components are exposed to severe conditions in motocross sport and, as a result, are often made of die-cast metals. Despite this, intelligent lightweight design solutions can also be achieved for these applications us-ing high-quality performance polyamides. This is illustrated by the exa


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