Shock Towers for suspension mounting and alignment are traditionally made from a series of steel stampings welded together during vehicle body fabrication. With die casting, Contech, Portage, Mich., reduced the number of assembly components and dropped shock tower weight by 40%. Contech used a new casting technology called High-Q-Cast to produce the lighter weight aluminum casting. The heat-treated aluminum shock towers have thin walls, yet give manufacturers the ability to weld and rivet the castings to other components.

Please or Register to post comments.

Search Parts

 

powered by:

 

 

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×