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Fan Shroud

Fan Shroud

Automotive
   
  Application:
Fan Shroud & Hinge
  Manufacturer:
NS Technologies (BMW)
  Benefits:
  11% weight/material reduction
  30% cycle time reduction
  30% reduction in machine size
  Required clamp tonnage reduction by 50%
  Fatigue-to-failure improved by 400%
  Flatness improved by 50%
  Cpk values improved >50%
  The shroud (1160 g) and hinge (16 g) could be combined into one mold. This saved approximately $40k for an additional hinge tool and reduced the capacity requirements.