Mb hidroacero: High-volume production of engine cradle assemblies and instrumental panel beams


    Schuler delivers a turnkey manufacturing system for high-volume production of hydroformed components. Together with our customers, we develop and optimize the geometry of the component and then provide customized systems solutions. Two automated hydroforming manufacturing systems supplied by Schuler to Spain are producting engine cradle assemblies and instrument panel beams for the Opel Corsa.

    Processing steps are: Tube bending, pre-forming, lubrication by sponge application and hydroforming in a double die. The complete production line was supplied to the customer as a turnkey system. The fully automated line can be seen by clicking on the accompanying short deomonstration video.


    Engine cradle assemblies with attachment parts
    Instrument panel beams with attachment parts