TTI Machine Technology Enables Curved Carbon Fiber Rear Bumper Beam for Iconic Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

May 25 2020

Thomas Technik & Innovation (TTI), the leading pultrusion specialist, has collaborated with Shape Corp, the US based Tier 1 supplier of metallic body structure components, plastic parts and bumper systems, on the development of a curved carbon fiber rear bumper beam for the latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sportscar. TTI’s Radius Pultrusion technology is the only composites solution that can produce the curved profiles and satisfy a demanding set of safety, performance, production rate, and costs requirements.

General Motors Co. and tier one Shape Corp. recently won the PACE Innovation Partnership Award for the development of this first curved pultruded automotive part.

For identifying growth opportunities for carbon fiber in the global automotive composites market, please visit http://www.lucintel.com/carbon_fiber_in_automotive_composites_2016.aspx

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