Gold Member Since 2010
Audited Supplier

Zhejiang Hanlv Aluminum Industry Co., Ltd.

Aluminum Coil, Aluminum Sheet, Aluminum Checkered Plate manufacturer / supplier in China, offering Clad Aluminum Sheet 4004 3003 4004 for Brazing, 1050 1060 1100 Aluminum Coil and Sheet Plate for America, 1050 3003 5083 Aluminum Sheet Made in China and so on.

(/ )

Supplier Homepage Company Capability Bulletin Board Aluminum Superior to Steel to Drop Weight

Bulletin Board

Aluminum Superior to Steel to Drop Weight [Jan 22,2015]
Aluminum Superior to Steel to Drop Weight
A new study shows that an all-aluminum vehicle can shed more than 40 percent body mass, boosting fuel economy by 18 percent when combined with secondary mass savings and other design changes. The study helps explain why car and truck makers are shifting away from steel to aluminum, and supports projections that aluminum-intensive vehicles – with aluminum bodies-in-white – will become more common in the marketplace with continued demand for better fuel efficiency.

Aluminum Durability Advantages:
1, Long lasting and rust resistant, aluminum reduces the need for rust repair and increases a vehicle's lifespan.
2,Aluminum components are strong enough to face a broad spectrum of challenges, from rugged consumer applications to tough military applications.
Aluminum components are typically 50% lighter, yet provide more structural stiffness than the heavier components they replace.

Aluminum Shines in Military Vehicles.

Durable aluminum is not only making strong headway in the automotive industry – it's lending its strong hand to the U.S. Army, helping protect our protectors. Aluminum played a star role in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" (March 2013) that featured the U.S. Army's rugged Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED). The FED sports a low-weight aluminum structure, armoring, and underbody blast shield that gives troops an edge. Vehicle capability, mobility, protection and durability are increased, and a significant fuel efficiency increase over the current fleet is realized. In fact, the vehicle demonstrated 70 percent fuel efficiency improvement, which was driven primarily by integral aluminum armor/frame and powertrain components in place of steel.

Meet the World's First All-Aluminum SUV

 According to Land Rover, "The all-aluminum unibody structure is 39 percent lighter than the steel body in the outgoing model. This enables a total vehicle weight savings of up to 926lbs, depending on market and specifications. This new aluminum platform delivers significant enhancements in performance and agility, along with an improvement in fuel economy and reduction in CO2 emissions. In addition to the strong and rigid aluminum body, an all-new aluminum front and rear chassis architecture has been developed and paired with a with completely re-engineered four-corner air suspension.