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Schaufler Tooling honors BMW Group Landshut for 1st place

Schaufler Tooling congratulates BMW Group Landshut for winning the first place in the category aluminium for the support structure of a hybrid instrument panel.

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Honoured was a highly aluminium structural casting (dimensions: 630 x 436 x 355; weight: 3.135 kg, alloy aisi 10MgMn) with a thickness of just 1.5 mm. The special feature is the production using 4-plate technology, with considerable advantages in terms of flow paths and sprue. This means that the sprue areas can be produced in highly quality. In addition, the aluminium lightweight construction has been able to reduce the CO2 footprint by percent by replacing magnesium with aluminium.

« We are proud of the successful cooperation with BMW regarding the joint development of the die for this project. Many thanks for the trust and the good cooperation, and here's to further joint milestones! » - so the official statement of Schaufler Tooling.


 

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SCHAUFLER Tooling GmbH & Co. KG

Goethestraße 72
89150 Laichingen
Germany

Telephone: +49 73 33 96 08 – 0

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