ALUMINUM BUMPER SYSTEMS FOR U.S. PASSENGER CARS

A discussion of aluminum bumper systems, alloy data fabrication performance, and costs are presented. Weights and costs of similar steel, aluminum, and urethane face systems are compared and the effect of weight savings on costs and fuel economy is determined. Areas for product improvements are explored.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Glagola, M A
    • Johnson, G E
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00315427
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800228
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM