Monthly archive for October 2017

American Hydroformers: Weighing in on Current CAFE Standards

American Hydroformers: Weighing in on Current CAFE Standards

Over the course of the last year, potential changes to federal regulations for automotive production in the United States have sent ripples through the auto industry. After months of speculation and media buzz, the first official step came over the summer of 2017.

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department have opened the public comment period on the rewriting of standards for greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light trucks for model years 2022-2025 (NPR).

American Hydroformers: How FEA Can Lower Your Costs

American Hydroformers: How FEA Can Lower Your Costs

To some people, adding an extra step to your production process may sound counter-intuitive; however, if that step is to consider Finite Element Analysis (FEA), then it might not sound so crazy after all. By adding FEA to the mix, chances are high that you will shave both time and expense off your pre-production process and bring your product to the market quickly and efficiently.