Development of Metal Foam for Application of Automotive Part


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A study on the tensile, compression and bending test of Aluminum foam Application for auto bumper and rod. We know a more efficiency to adhesive Aluminum foam out side of part in aspect to price, weight and capacity when make auto-component using aluminum foam. We secured basis properties of aluminum foam for applying auto-component by tensile, compressive and bending test. Aluminum foam was equipped to crash core with different shape. The results of maximum loads test are higher by full> cavity> bridge> half type relationship order. And, we could know that a difference of weight of full, cavity, and bridge type is not big.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 539-543)

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T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer , C. Ravindran




B. Y. Hur et al., "Development of Metal Foam for Application of Automotive Part", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 1851-1856, 2007

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March 2007