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Innovation Planets Parts - MOBILITY

JEC World

World’s first carbon roll cage for production cars

Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG

Genesis of your product. why and for whom?

Developed for the 992 GT3 RS

Extreme lightweight carbon roll cage, to be fitted into a street-legal production car, enabled by engineering a unique geometry.

Benefits for the final customers?

  • High weight reduction compared to steel and even titanium
  • Optimized topology, unique bionic design

The product : materials and processes

  • Topology optimization: regarding minimized local deflection and weight
  • FE analysis using explicit solvers to identify an initial lay-up and reinforcements
  • Geometry optimization to convert the framework model into a bionic design
  • Innovative process with UD prepreg under the visual carbon ply
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