AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTWEIGHT COMPOSITE COMPONENTS
Reducing weight and increasing strength is probably the most requested brief within the automotive industry. This is where TRB exceed and have successfully worked on some very high profile projects to deliver just that.
Our experience ranges from battery enclosures, chassis, floorpans and components where lightweight is critical.
Our wide range of products for the automotive industry.
COMPOSITE BATTERY ENCLOSURES
More recently our expertise has been utilised in the design and manufacture of carbon fibre battery boxes for the next generation of fuel cell vehicles, from speed record-breaking high-performance supercars to coaches and commercial vehicles.
As the future moves towards electric and hybrid vehicles, reducing weight becomes paramount.
Using the right material for the application is where TRB’s knowledge and expertise sets us apart from the competition. We bring a strong understanding of materials properties, manufacturability and cost. We help customers think through options, engineer the best solutions, and thoroughly test the outcome.
TRB designed a carbon fibre battery enclosure for the NIO EP9. The enclosure was designed as a self-contained modular unit, that could be removed and replaced with ease. The NIO EP9 holds the record for the fastest electric car in the world.