AUTOMOTIVE & ELECTRIC VEHICLES
The automotive industry continues to develop composites for lightweighting vehicles, driven by fuel economy and emissions regulations. The market is growing and continually looking for advanced bio-inspired and bio-derived material technology to reduce waste and carbon footprints.
Combining our patented Helicoid™ technology with bio-derived materials addresses these concerns. Several composite parts on the market today are designed for impact strength and anti-fatigue, including: chassis, body panels, wheels, cross beams, crash boxes, hoods, roofs, fenders, pressure vessels and others. Utilizing Helicoid™ laminates and preform parts in components for automobiles will save weight and further lower CO2 emissions by providing a material architecture that provides equal or superior resistance to impacts, crash and fatigue thus lowering the amount of raw materials required to produce the part.
Helicoid Industries™ is working with several Tier 1 suppliers in the automotive sector to develop Helicoid™ material solutions for various components and parts in the bio and biomimetic research fields including flax and other bio-derived materials.