Glass fiber chassis springs: Rheinmetall produces innovative product with LZ screw press
The international technology company Rheinmetall has opted for a screw press from Langzauner PERFECT for the production of innovative glass fiber chassis springs.
This project once again underscores Langzauner’s know-how in the construction of special machines as a driver of resource and energy efficiency in the lightweight sector.
Rheinmetall produces unique chassis springs from glass fibers
The innovative glass fiber spring from Rheinmetall is finding initial applications (trialling, prototypes) at notable OEM providers in the automotive and non-automotive sectors.
Advantages of the glass fiber springs:
- up to 75% lightweight advantage over conventional steel springs*
- free shaping / progressive spring design, roll/pitch stability
- no corrosion
- high internal cushioning of the material
* Uncushioned mass
More about the product from Rheinmetall: www.rheinmetall.com/fibersuspension
Langzauner screw press for glass fiber chassis springs
“We are pleased to be able to make a contribution to innovative lightweight components with this high-precision screw press. Our presses are a part of socially relevant future technologies. In addition to the customer satisfaction, this gamechanger role is a big motivation for us,” emphasizes Alexander Wiesner, Head of Global Sales & Marketing at Langzauner.