Automotive

Automotive

The global automotive industry is diversifying with newer product line, improved technologies and cut-throat competition. The phase is of challenges, be it in product innovation or sustainable differentiators in mechanism and functioning. Modern and innovative product designs at affordable cost and reduced time-to-market are the driving factors for the fiercely competitive automotive industry.

At Sphinx, we maintain the competency and the capability to deliver most accurate solutions to the automotive industry’s dynamic engineering and design needs. Ever since inception, we have been involved with a number of challenging automotive engineering projects. Successful execution of these, both at OEM and Tier-1 and Tier-2 supplier level, has leveraged our position of being a reliable CAD, CAM, CAE, Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering service provider to automotive industries. Our customer-friendly engagement model allows us to deliver quick turnaround, manufacturing information, exposure to standards and cost sensitivity. We perform as an one-stop-shop for all types of automotive product design needs such as:

Subsystem capabilities
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Body In White (BIW)
  • Chassis
  • CAB
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Seating
  • HVAC
  • Body Engineering
  • Steering, Power train & Suspension Systems
  • Braking Systems
  • Occupant Safety Systems
  • Interiors & Seating Systems
  • Automotive Locking Systems
Value Engineering
  • Weight reduction / optimization
  • Redesigning
  • Competitive product benchmarking
  • Process re-engineering
Styling, Design & Reverse Engineering
  • 3D scanning & reverse engineering of existing parts and body panels
  • Design of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Surface reconstruction & class A
  • Creating engineering surfaces (class B)
  • Styling & design modifications
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • 3D scanning of clay models
  • Design of electrical systems
  • 2D drawing
  • 3D modeling
  • Mechanical design
  • Body in White
  • Tooling design
  • System engineering
  • Component engineering
  • Black box projects
  • Lean design
Prototyping
  • 3D scanning that collects & tracks modifications made on a prototype
  • Rapid prototyping services
Simulation
  • 3D scanning of model directly in wind tunnel
  • Data preparation for ‘stress analysis’ & ‘digital simulation’
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Manufacturing
  • Touch probe & 3D scanning inspection
  • Machine or robot alignment, adjustment & calibration
  • Design update after tooling modifications
  • Gauge Design (check & production)
  • Creation of work instructions
  • Equipment positioning
  • Tooling control
  • Tooling design
  • Industrial engineering
  • Lean production design
Quality Control
  • Probing / 3D digitizing inspection of full-sized vehicles, vehicle parts and assemblies
  • Inspection of first-article
  • Quality inspection supplier
  • Tooling inspection (probing or 3D digitizing)
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T)
  • Gauge R&R
  • Automated inspection programming
  • Outsourcing services for metrologists
Aftermarket
  • 3D scanning & probing or non contact inspection of existing vehicles components and assemblies
  • System design
  • 3D correction & improvement

Off Highway

Sphinx team also caters to the Off Highway segment needs, with its specialized expertise to meet new challenges. From more load handling to free moving on the roads, the off-highway segment is constantly evolving and so are the client’s expectations. We are geared to support this segment with design and manufacturing process support. Our experience of working with the large clientele in this domain has benefitted us with knowledge and expertise. The array of off-highway vehicles that our expertise extends include:

Tractors
Excavators
Forklifts
Wheel
Balers
Graders
Dozers
Seeding Machines
Vibratory & Soil Compactors
Skid Steer Loaders
Loaders & Backhoe Loaders
Combine Harvesters

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