Lightweight structures require advanced manufacturing processes

OPTIMAL STRUCTURAL SOLUTIONS has an installed manufacturing capacity suitable for transforming the solutions engineered into products. This capacity covers:


  • Tooling for composite components:
    • Metallic lamination tools,
    • Composite lamination tools,
    • Trimming & assembly tools,
    • Patterns,
  • Complex metallic components,
    • Up to 12 meters in 5 axis,
  • Prototype composite components:
    • PrePreg autoclave or oven cured,
    • RTM,
    • Vacuum infusion.


Some of the installed equipment:

  • Composites:
    • Autoclave D1.5m L3.0 m,
    • Overns up to 10 meters,
    • Cleanroom, 50 m2,
    • PrePreg freezers,
    • Trim shop,
    • RTM system.
  • Metallic:
    • Jobs 5 axis CNC 12000x3500x1000 mm,
    • Gentiger 5 axis CNC, 2500x1800x900 mm,
    • AWEA 3 axis CNC, 3000x1200x800 mm,
    • HAAS 3 axis CNC, 100x660x660 mm,
  • Quality:
    • Temperature controlled room,
    • Rommer measuring arm, 2.5 m,
    • API laser tracker.
JEC Paris 2016
For the first time OPTIMAL will exhibit at the JEC Paris. There we will show our competences in tooling and composite components manufacture. In our stand will be the Elemental RP1 composite chassis >>
Elemental RP1 production version unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Elemental RP1 will be unveiled at the Goodwood FoS. OPTIMAL is the sole supplier of all composite components, covering bodywork, floors and chassis.

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