• Lexus LFA carbon fiber loom

    In the latest episode of the Lexus ‘The Hard Way’ promo, a series that details the intricacies involved in manufacturing Lexus vehicles, the automaker shows off its advanced mechanical loom that’s used in creating carbon fiber pieces for its LFA supercar. Using a similar process involved in creating components for Toyota’s F1 race cars, the LFA’s loom can weave three-dimensional shapes such as a steering wheel or A-pillar fully out of carbon fiber. Lexus engineers deemed this vital in their pursuit to create a lighter yet stronger carbon fiber material...

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