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Roof Clip for a Convertible

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Roof Clip for a Convertible
Benefit: Improved Performance, Increased Component Complexity
Main Forming Process: Conventional Processing
End Use Sector: Automotive
Material: Ferrous


The original plastic component was substituted by a metal injection moulded component due to increased strength requirements. The function of these components is to secure the flexible roof of a convertible to the body when open.

The longer version on the driver side will be handled manually whereas the smaller version on the co-driver side will be operated by a wire.

Component Specification

Weight (g): 4 (small clip), 36 (long clip) (Fe2Ni)
Density (g/cm3): >7.5

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