Lunt Manufacturing Co., Schaumburg, Ill., created a die-cast cross-car beam for BMWs E-70. The die cast magnesium part weighs half as much as the steel beam it replaces. The part is cast in a 4,000-ton cold chamber IdraPrince DMC using a two-cavity die. The part reportedly gives the beam and steering column more stiffness as well as crash energy absorption. The die casting also provides attachment points for the instrument panel.

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