How to bring down the weight of a bumper
Grand Haven , MI
2020 - PACE Award Finalist
What: Curved carbon-fiber bumper
Innovation: Shape created a curved multi-hollow-section carbon-fiber pultruded rear bumper that weighs just 2.9 pounds. The component was achieved through unique advancements in the engineering of the material’s fibers. It not only delivered a lightweight solution for the customer, but contributed to protecting the expanded trunk and rear of the vehicle.
First customer: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray