Five Techniques for Lightweighting: Doing More With Less
- Magazine Article
Manufacturers in almost every industry are looking to design lighter parts, whether for quicker cars, cheaper air travel, or providing that extra edge on the competition in a sporting event. But it's often difficult to know where to begin, with the endless combinations of materials, processes, and design tools available today. Whether you are interested in putting existing parts on a diet, or starting from a blank sheet, the following five approaches to light-weighting may help identify strategies that can work for you.