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Luxon Engineering Suspension Uprights

Luxon Engineering designed and produced Suspension Uprights for race cars (link). They optimized the structure for 16 load-cases. The results are great, as 40% weight savings with 225% increase in stiffness. The parts were manufactured by CNC machining.

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Formula SAE car bell crank

As a master thesis study (link) a Formula SAE cars bell crank was topology optimized. The bell crank is highly stressed, the largest load acting on it being 3500 N. The cranks weight was reduced to 140 grams which is … Continue reading

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Brembo

Brembo, the worldwide brake technology giant uses topology optimization for GP4 RR and GP4 RX calipers. The calipers are intended for Moto2 racing and are machined from billet. It is stated that thanks to topology optimization these calipers are much … Continue reading

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