Hydroforming hybrid (HFH) is a combination of thermoplastic injection moulding with a upstream hydroforming process of metallic hollow structures/pipe profiles. ElringKlinger substitutes steel/aluminium welded or aluminium/magnesium-die-cast constructions through hybrid arts, which combine aluminium or steel tubes with thermoplastic materials.
Can serve as a support for the charge air cooler, headlight modules, horn, and distance radar module
Is used for the purpose of incorporating the bumper, headlights, and radiator casing; also accommodates the distronic system. With integrated cable routing.