Aluminium – Magnesium Technology Roadshow Oct. 2012

Jost GAERTNER

Managing Partner

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6000569
j.gaertner@alumag.com

Ying ZHOU

Lead Of Japan & China Projects

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6415876
y.zhou@alumag.com

REVIEW:

The “AluMag Lightweight Technology 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 TECHNOLOY 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

DOWNLOAD LECTURES:

Fraunhofer Institute IFAM
From Idea to Product – Casting Technology and Component Development at the Fraunhofer IFAM

KSM Castings Group GmbH
The potential of HPDC for the production of highly stressed components in automotive applications

Hydro Aluminium Toender
Hydro and sustainability

Rheinfelden Alloys GmbH & Co.KG
High performance aluminium casting alloys improving vehicle efficiency

Hochleistungs-Aluminium Gusswerkstoffe zur Steigerung der Fahrzeugeffizienz

Imperia GmbH
Variostruct – Light weight structures

Flexbody – Smart application kit for lightweight multi-material body structures

ROADSHOW PROMOTION VIDEOS:

IMPRESSIONS – DAIMLER

IMPRESSIONS – HONDA

IMPRESSIONS – NISSAN

IMPRESSIONS – OPEL