SLI Case Study- Tesla X

Magnesium in Automotive Lighting

Application:  ALL internal headlamp castings

Program:  Tesla X and Tesla S (X shown)

Classification:  Encapsulated/Hidden

Process/Tooling:  MDC – (6 tools)

Weight Savings:  750 grams per vehicle   (~1.5 lbs.)

All High Beam, Low Beam, Static Bending and Kink Beam tolerances are machined.  No secondary aiming of components – only the head lamp assembly.