Aluminium – Magnesium Technology Roadshow Oct. 2012


The “AluMag Lightweight Roadshow” focused on aluminum, magnesium and hybrids took place from October 24th to October 30th, 2012.

The following targets were visited:

  • JLR in Gaydon
  • Honda in Swindon
  • Nissan in Cranfield
  • Daimler / Smart in Sindelfingen
  • Opel in Rüsselsheim

Guests were received on the ground floor of the 140 square meters large, air-conditioned trailer with a product booth from the different technology partners. On the upper floor of the two-tier trailer technology lectures were moderated presented and discussed.

The subject of lightweight for different applications was represented. Different solutions have been presented with materials, processes and compounds, and discussed, in order to meet the requirements in terms of weight reduction, component solutions and integration.

The following technology partners were available to visitors:

  • KSM Castings Group GmbH
  • Rheinfelden Alloys GmbH & Co.KG
  • Hydro Aluminium Tønder a.s
  • Fraunhofer-Institut IFAM
  • IAMT Engineering
  • Imperia GmbH