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Vehicle Design & Fab

  1. 2. Trans FX Inc. Vehicle Design Portfolio Presented by Allen Pike
  2. 3. Batmobile Designed and Constructed by TFX for Warner Brothers
  3. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Allen Pike presents TFX design experience and company portfolio </li></ul>
  4. 5. Buick Cielo Concept Model Constructed by TFX for General Motors Design
  5. 6. Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Allen’s design experience </li></ul><ul><li>TFX history </li></ul><ul><li>What is unique about TFX </li></ul><ul><li>TFX automotive design experience </li></ul><ul><li>TFX design development equipment and personnel </li></ul>
  6. 7. Pontiac GTO Concept Model Constructed by TFX for General Motors Design
  7. 8. Allen Pike <ul><li>As Owner of TFX, responsibilities include: </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle and product design </li></ul><ul><li>Design resource and studio staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Project budgeting and planning </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle build administration </li></ul>California State University Long Beach BFA Sculpture and Industrial Design General Motors Advanced Concept Center, 1989 –1994, Design Sculptor. Duties were to develop original California influenced vehicle designs from sketch to concept cars for the car show circuit and to develop design solutions for production cars.
  8. 9. “ Blade” Motorcycle Designed and Constructed by TFX for New Line Pictures
  9. 10. History Of TFX <ul><li>Started in May of 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>TFX Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The objective of TFX is to provide industry with a single source for all design development needs including conceptualization, scale and full-size models, mock-ups, prototypes, tooling, computer models, and design management.” </li></ul>Key Clients General Motors Corp. Intel Corp. Walt Disney Studios Warner Bros. Aerovironment BMW/Land Rover Universal Pictures Volkswagen/Audi Design Twentieth Century Fox Yokohama Racing Revel Monogram Pepsi Co. Volvo Design Works Pacific Miniatures
  10. 11. Intel Techmobile Designed and Constructed by TFX for Intel Corp.
  11. 12. What is Unique about TFX We maintain vast design and fabrication labor resources. TFX has partnerships with design software and hardware manufacturers. TFX is always exploring and implementing new advances in design and rapid prototyping technologies. We are committed to refining and streamlining the design development process.
  12. 13. Batmobile Designed and Constructed by TFX for Warner Bros.
  13. 14. TFX Automotive Design Experience <ul><li>TFX has developed over fifty original vehicle designs </li></ul><ul><li>Designed and constructed twenty three “concept to runner” running prototype vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Executed more than forty scale models </li></ul><ul><li>Created countless vehicle computer models </li></ul><ul><li>Developed eight full-size pushmobile vehicle models </li></ul><ul><li>Designed many prototype vehicle components </li></ul>
  14. 15. Batboat Designed and Constructed by TFX for Warner Bros.
  15. 16. Examples of TFX Prototype Vehicle Components.
  16. 17. “ Mission to Mars” Rover Designed and Constructed for Disney Studios
  17. 18. Design Services
  18. 19. “ Redbird” Motorcycle Designed and Constructed By TFX for Warner Brothers
  19. 20. Pepsi Promotional Rig Designed and Constructed by TFX for Field Source
  20. 21. TFX Design/Development Equipment and Personnel <ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>30’ x 10’ x 15’ cnc gantry router </li></ul><ul><li>12’ x 6’ x 3’ cnc gantry router </li></ul><ul><li>18’ x 9’ x 4’ Tarus 3+2 axis gantry mill </li></ul><ul><li>10’ x 5’ x 3’ Thermwood 5 axis pattern mill </li></ul><ul><li>Medium and small CNC mills </li></ul><ul><li>Resin injection machine </li></ul><ul><li>Complete machine shop </li></ul><ul><li>3-D laser scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Metal fabrication shop </li></ul><ul><li>Composites & tooling shop </li></ul><ul><li>Autoclave </li></ul><ul><li>Clean room </li></ul><ul><li>Model shop </li></ul><ul><li>Wood & pattern shop </li></ul><ul><li>Computer hardware & software </li></ul><ul><li>Personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Product Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Design Project Managers </li></ul><ul><li>Clay Modelers </li></ul><ul><li>CAID Designers </li></ul><ul><li>CAD Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Chassis & Suspension Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Chassis Fabricators </li></ul><ul><li>General Fabricators </li></ul><ul><li>Composite & Tooling Technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Model Builders </li></ul>
  21. 22. “ Freeze Truck” Designed and Constructed by TFX for Warner Bro.
  22. 23. Batskiff Designed and Constructed by TFX for Warner Bros.
  23. 24. Key TFX Design and Fabrication Equipment
  24. 25. “ Fast Lane” Vehicle Designed and Constructed by TFX for Universal
  25. 26. Batmobile and Redbird in Action