Prototype Fuel Tank

Product / Project Details

  • Prototype Fuel Tank
    • Designed Fabricated Steel Fuel Tank to Replicate Rotational Molded Fuel Tank for Testing
    • Used in New Prototype Machine for Evaluation
    • Designed to Customer Specific Standards & Specifications
    • FEA
    • Specific Tank Pressure Required
    • Simplified Features Over Production Tank

Project Role / Responsibilities

  • Creation of 3D models and 2D prints
  • Per SAE and ISO regulations
  • Design of piece parts and assemblies
  • Strategic model practices and logic for multiple model configurations
  • FE analysis completed to ensure tank structural integrity
  • Design collaboration with customer
  • Design optimized for weight requirement
  • Design flexibility for model reusability

Software Utilized

  • Pro/Engineer Wildfire
  • Pro/Engineer Mechanica
  • Ansys Workbench

Project Examples

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50-80% of product life cycle costs are influenced by design

Up to 70% of product total cost is determined by design