Cost & weight reduction by converting a structural member chassis part from an aluminum extrusion assembly to a one-single cast part

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A very pertinent example of a conversion from an extruded aluminum bolted assembly to a one single cast part in aluminium alloy for this truck OEM manufacturer.

Conclusion:
- 30% of weight reduction
- 10% of cost-reduction
- improved design with no bolting required

Source: Casting Source magazine - April/May 2020 issue

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