Weight Reduction

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GLSV performs design and development of efficient structures to optimize weight and enhance performance. GLSV engineers utilize the latest 3D modeling, FEA, and structural optimization tools. GLSV can provide a lightweight design solution that is cost effective and easy to manufacture.

Lightweight Structures

GLSV develops lightweight structural components and assemblies with the optimal combination of material selection, manufacturing process, and design topology.

  • High strength alloys& composites
  • Titanium, aluminum, steel, inconel, ductile iron.
  • High strength castings and forgings
  • Advanced metal forming

Structural Optimization

GLSV performs shape and topology optimization through FEA. Material is selectively reinforced to maximize structural efficiency.

  • Linear and nonlinear FEA
  • Altair Hyperworks – Optistruct
  • FEMAP
  • NX Nastran
  • Extensive third-party material databases.
  • DDAM

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Simulation

GLSV Added Value

  • Design and manufacturing of lightweight structural components
  • Metal forming and fabrication
  • Tracked vehicles
  • Suspension and running gear components
  • Custom molded rubber products
  • Custom vibration isolation products and systems