Honeycomb technology reduces Hyundai Creta’s trunk floor weight by 20%

EconCore, a Belgium-based producer of lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb core technology, and DPA Moldados, a Brazilian Tier 1 automotive supplier, have developed a technology that has reduced the weight of the Hyundai Creta’s trunk floor by 20%.

The thermoplastic composite combines a sandwich panel of polypropylene honeycomb and glass mat reinforced thermoplastic composite skin.

The thermoplastic honeycomb is produced continuously while direct lamination of the sandwich skin layers is most often in-line integrated in the highly automated process.

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Posted by Geoff Fisher on 4 June 2020



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