Automotive and Transport

 

Innovation acceleration. Full throttle production.

The automotive and transport industries are under huge amounts of pressure to innovate faster. Vehicles need to be faster, safer, lighter and more efficient. Emissions must be lowered. To stay in the game, manufacturers need to take all these factors into account and deliver on competitive performance and price. They need to be better and faster than their competitors.

We have been helping our customers outperform their competitors since 2003. Our services, technologies and range of materials are specifically designed for the automotive and transport industry. They support quick decision-making at the product design stage. And at the production stage.

Through these services we’ve helped our automotive customers to innovate, develop, test, improve and produce high quality parts. We’ve supported them through concept visualization and design iterations. We helped them find part production solutions. We’ve been flexible and kept costs down. And we’ve made sure they’re happy. Time and again.

What do you want to make today?

“We were very pleased with Paragon’s input. They consistently produce great prototypes for us, when we need them, and make the whole process as pain free as possible.”

How can we help you?

Concept Visualisation

Empowering you to push your creativity to the limits.

Design Support

Working together to ensure creative and functional elements align with manufacturability.

Reverse Engineering

Providing a precise facsimile of your model or existing component to enable you to produce it again and again.

Prototyping

Realising the value in first-to-market product launches with our rapid prototyping assistance.

Production and Low Volume Manufacturing

Lowering inventory spending. Meeting quality and delivery targets time after time.

Inspection Gauges, Jigs & Fixtures

Harnessing the latest technologies to increase production quality and accuracy.

Automotive and Transport Applications Overview

Exteriors and Exterior Trim

e.g. Bumpers, wind breakers, brackets and mounts

Technology:
AM: SLA / SLS / FFF / DLS
Rapid Technologies: RIM, Vac Casting
CNC: Tooling, gauges, jigs and fixtures

Materials:
Polymers, foams, steel, aluminium

Interior Trim and Seating

e.g. Dashboards, seat frames, seat padding, buttons, badges, impact absorption

Technology:
AM: SLA / SLS / FFF / DLS
Rapid Technologies: RIM, Vac Casting, Silicone Moulding
CNC: Component parts

Materials:
Polymers, elastomers, steel, aluminium, silicones

Manufacturing Process

e.g. Prototyping, customized tooling

Technology:
AM: SLA / SLS / FFF / DLS
Rapid Technologies: RIM, Vac Casting
CNC: Tooling, gauges, jigs and fixtures

Materials:
Polymers, elastomers, steel, aluminium, silicones

Exhaust / emissions

e.g. Cooling vents, ducts, pipe connections, fluid routing systems

Technology:
AM: DLS / SLA / SLS / FFF
CNC: Component parts

Materials:
Polymers, aluminium, steel

Fluid Handling

e.g. Pumps, valves, prototype filtration systems

Technology:
AM: SLA / SLS / FFF / DLS
Rapid Technologies: Vac Casting, RIM
CNC: Component parts, gauges, jigs and fixtures

Materials:
Polymers, mineral-filled nylons, carbons, steel, aluminiums

Electronics

e.g. Housing, embedded components, buttons

Technology:
AM: SLS / DLS

Materials:
Polymers

Wheels, Tyres, and Suspension

e.g. Hubcaps, suspension dampers

Technology:
AM: SLS / SLA / DLS
CNC: Component Parts

Materials:
Polymers, steel, aluminium alloys

OEM Components

e.g. Petrol caps, dampers, fluid routing, brackets and mounts, doors, verification builds

Technology:
AM: SLS / FFF / DLS
Rapid Technologies: Vac Casting, RIM
CNC: Component parts

Materials:
Polymers, Aluminium

Powertrain, Drivetrain

e.g. Engine components

Technology:

CNC

Materials:
Aluminium, strengthened polymers