Products Car space frame
The single aluminium parts in the bearing construction of this Lotus Elise sports car, is joined together only using adhesive joining techniques (gluing).

Strength achieved from such joining techniques are similar to welding. A major advantage is that difficult accessible areas can be joined together.

Production volume for this car is about 500 per year.
Danish Name Bærende ramme til bil
Category Transport, Automotive
Materials Aluminium
Epoxy
Processes Punching
Pressing
Gluing
References Hydro Aluminium Automotive Structures AS
Keywords Car
Automotive
low weight
Aluminium
Adhessive joining
Low production volume
Photo Hydro Aluminium Automotive Structures AS
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