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METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPOSITE TUBE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE BODY AND ALSO COMPOSITE TUBE AND MOTOR VEHICLE

The present disclosure provides a composite tube and a method for producing a composite tube for a vehicle body. The method includes the steps of: providing a metal tube; forming the tube into a prespecified shape; introducing a spray gun into the tube; and spraying on a fiber coating in at least one region of the inner side of the tube using the spray gun. The fiber coating is a matrix material with embedded fibers. The method further includes removing the spray gun from the tube, and hardening the fiber coating. The present disclosure also provides a motor vehicle having a vehicle body which includes a composite tube.


» Number: US2018056609A1 (A1)

» Publication Date: 18//2/01/0

» Applicant: FORD GLOBAL TECH LLC?[US]

» Inventor: LICKO IGOR?[SK]; MEMILI SELAHATTIN TUEREL?[DE]

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This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [609149].

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