Body Structure And Closure Design For Sedan

Customer’s Objective

European Automotive Tier-1 Supplier Was Looking For Low-cost Quick Turnaround Support In BIW And Closure Design For The MVN (Engineering Proto Vehicle) Phase

Inputs Provided

  • Styling (Class A) Surfaces
  • 3D Concept Master Sections and Trim Lines
  • Reference CAD Data
  • CAD Data For Carry-over Parts
  • Exploded Views Of Door and Structural Parts
  • Bill Of Material
Software CATIA V5

Our Solution

  • Functional And Packaging Study With Carry-over Parts, Joineries Study
  • Initial Concept Design, 60% CAD Design Ready With Less Than 15mm Fillets, No Thickness
    • Flanges
    • Weld Gun Consideration
    • Draft Analysis
    • Robustness (Stiffness Criteria)
    • Design For Assembly
  • Hardware Interference And Packaging Study
  • DMU: Complete Clash And Interference Analysis
  • Detailed Design Ready With 90% CAD Models, Thickness And Fillets Provided, Manufacturability With Stamping Rules And Adherence To BIW Design Rules.
  • Forming Analysis For Critical Parts

Value Delivered To Customer

Faster Turn Around 2 Shift Operation At Creative India (18 Hrs /Day)
Significant Engineering Cost Saving Majority Of CAD And CAE Work Was Undertaken In India