Automotive Electronics: Metal Fabrication in Automotive Interiors - Tips from the Pros (AE2)

October 31, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

SEMA Education


Reliability and serviceability is the foundation of any great car audio system or custom interior build that utilizes aftermarket electronics. This informative and exciting seminar demonstrates several metal fabrication tasks that are essential to taking your work to the next level. In this seminar, learn uses of materials including ferrous & non-ferrous metals, as well as plastic composites. See first-hand how to build and fabricate custom brackets to mount equipment or secure interior components. Mount components like the factory would, including serviceable attachments. Live demos are offered throughout the presentation.

Aluminum fabrication
• Machining without a CNC (Live Demonstration)
• Polishing and finishing (Live Demonstration)

Steel fabrication - (Thin Wall)
• MIG welding examples
• Hardware and mounting examples

Panel fabrication using magnets
• Five steps to panel fabrication with magnets
• Applications using different substrates with magnets (Acrylic, ABS, & Aluminum)

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