A new skin material to reduce weight of complex automotive parts

Constellium’s SURFALEX® HF is a revolutionary aluminium highly formable skin material for complex automotive parts . It provides significant improved formability in terms of deep drawing, hole expansion and stretch forming ability with no compromise in strength, hemming performance and surface appearance.By providing a lightweight alternative to steel for car part manufacturers, SURFALEX® HF also reduces CO2 emissions.In recognition of its visionary innovation in the field of transport and automotive manufacturing, the International OEM Advisory Board nominated Surfalex® HF for the “AEE Innovation Star 2015” at the Automotive Engineering Expo 2015