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Mercedes SLS AMG

The aluminium space-frame chassis of SLS AMG is made of: %45 aluminium extrusions , %31 aluminium sheet, %20 cast aluminium and %4 steel. Steel is used only at A pillars for maximum safety. The castings were topology optimized (link). The … Continue reading

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Hegerguss

Hegerguss, a foundry specialized in spheroidal graphite cast irons, uses topology optimization to design structures. The component shown above is reported to be %57 lighter than the conventional counterpart. The company also uses casting simulations to ensure the best performance … Continue reading

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