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Magna puts a new twist on welding

It features a high-speed twisting motion that creates enough friction-based heat to join a plastic bracket to a thermoplastic fascia.

30th October 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Troy, MI


It is currently used to make the front fascia of the 2017 Skoda Octavia, achieving an approximate 10% weight reduction by allowing thinner materials to be joined, which in turn reduces material costs. There is also potential for other applications where materials of similar composition need to be joined.

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