Fender Extensions Case Study

Challenge

  • To replace SMC fender extensions on the medium duty trucks, and to add features while reducing weight and improving surface quality.

Solution

  • One-piece injection molded structure with small metal bracket to reinforce specific area

Results

  • Cost savings of 25%
  • Weight reduction of 20%
  • Eliminated paint rework from SMC out-gassing, resulting in a 30% saving
  • 100% recyclable material