Patent Number: 7,100,259

Title: Method of metallic sandwiched foam composite forming

Abstract: Disclosed is a method of forming metallic composite structures The method utilizes superplastic and quickplastic formation methodologies in conjunction with the use of appended engineered metallic foams to provide energy absorbing materials.

Inventors: Morales; Arianna T (Royal Oak, MI), Krajewski; Paul E (Sterling Heights, MI)

Assignee: General Motors Corporation

International Classification: B23P 17/00 (20060101); B21D 39/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018