Body manufacturer turns supplier

March 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2006, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p116
Trade Publication
Focuses on Transportation Systems Solutions LLC, a supplier of truck and trailer bodies. Materials used for the production of panels; Types of presses used to produce the cores of panels; Movement of the firm to a facility in High Point, North Carolina; Management team of the company; Improvements planned for panels as transportation solutions.


Related Articles

  • BASIC PANEL TECHNIQUES. Tuzson, Paul // Street Machine;Jan2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p96 

    The article offers information on customizing cars using basic panel techniques. Panels of the car are usually folded or creased as decorations and to stabilize the car, which are done manually. Several panel techniques mentioned by car customization expert Peter Tomasini include hammer on and...

  • Directory of Service Providers.  // Logistics & Transport Focus;Mar2014, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p68 

    No abstract available.

  • SEEMINGLY SEAMLESS. Burrow, Bruce // Automotive Body Repair News;Jun2009, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p12 

    The article reports on the estimation of 16.5 labor from the quarter panel replacement of a 2008 four-door sedan. It says that a welded seam at the roof panel, rocker panel and rear body panel will constitute to the replacement. It considers the steps in the process, which include fixing of...

  • Transient Heat Transfer Model for Car Body Primer Curing.  // World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology;Sep2010, Issue 45, p146 

    No abstract available.

  • Auto Body Stamping Robust Design Approach and Application. Zhong-qin, Lin; Bo, Hou; Shu-hui, Li; Zhong-qi, Yu; Yi-xi, Zhao // AIP Conference Proceedings;8/22/2011, Vol. 1383 Issue 1, p855 

    The uncertainties in the auto body stamping process affect the stamping quality significantly. The current stamping simulation and optimization may lead to design failure without considering these uncertainties. A systematic stamping robust design approach is proposed. The variation behavior of...

  • Joining the car-body sheets using clinching process with various thickness and mechanical property arrangements. Mucha, J.; Kaščák, L.; Spišák, E. // Archives of Civil & Mechanical Engineering (Oficyna Wydawnicza P;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p135 

    The clinching joints are more and more used when assembling sheet plate elements, especially in an automotive industry. The clinching joint is created by local stamping of joined sheets without heat effect on the material structure. This paper presents the analysis of effect of the thickness...

  • Inspection of Car Body Gaps based on Stereo Vision. An Cui; Wenqiang Xu; Xiaobo Chen; Chunning Jin // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 543-547, p1175 

    The car body gaps affect the vehicle sealing, in turn affect the performance of windproof and rainproof. Traditional inspection method cannot meet the requirement of on-line detection. The non-contact detection method is proposed for the car body gaps inspection in this paper. The gap area is...

  • Critical Nugget Diameter of Resistance Spot Welded Stiffened Thin Plate Structure. Triyono; Purwaningrum, Yustiasih; Chamid, Ikmal // Modern Applied Science;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p17 

    Stiffened thin plate structure which is mostly applied to the car body structures consists of frame and sheet. It is a low cost method to reach a high-performance vehicle structure because of requirement low volume materials. Frame is thicker than sheet, so it acts as the reinforcement of this...

  • Accurate Die Design for Automotive Panel Stamping Considering the Compensation Related with Die Deflection and Blank Thinning. Chen, Jun; Xu, Dongkai; Xia, Guodong; Li, Xifeng; Chen, Jieshi; Zhang, Jian; Yan, Wei; Li, Yue // AIP Conference Proceedings;8/22/2011, Vol. 1383 Issue 1, p863 

    In order to improve assembly accuracy, automotive body panels have to be fabricated with higher dimensional and surface quality requirements, therefore the die faces should be designed more accurately to consider more relevant factors. In the presented study, we proposed algorithms to realize...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics