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EDAG Wraps Vehicles in Cocoon of LED Lights

21-01-2015

The internal and external applications of automotive lights sector has attracted many LED lights manufacturers to enter, but most applications only cover a part of the vehicle. German engineering firm EDAG innovative 3D printed backlight technology for cars, however, is capable of wrapping the entire vehicle in light.


EDAG has been slient about the lighting technology used in its concept lightweight weatherproof automotive textile named "EDAG Light Cocoon," and has only shed light that the paper thin 3D printed textile skin to give cars a glowing touch is made with outdoor specialists Jack Wolfskin outdoor textile "Texapore Softshell."


EDAG Light Cocoon will be presented at Geneva Motor Show 2015.

EDAG are pursuing the vision of sustainability – as demonstrated by nature: lightweight, efficient, and without any waste. The result is the EDAG Light Cocoon presents a stable, branch-like load bearing structure from the 3D printer, which only uses material where it is absolutely necessary.

 

The Jack Wolfskin textile is four times lighter than standard copier paper, and weighs no more than 19 19 g/m2. Combined with the topologically optimised, additively manufactured structure, it offers great potential and stimulus for the ultimate lightweight construction of the future.

 

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