Tag: Enlighten

2018 Lightweight Summit: 7th LeichtbauGipfel

Last week a few hundred engineers and designers from major German OEMs and Tiers gathered in the Bavarian town of Würzburg at the 7th LeichtbauGipfel (German for Lightweight Summit) to discuss how lightweight design impacts the vehicles we drive everyday. … Read More

Novelis Aluminum Lightens 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced supply of its premium aluminum in the new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler. The use of lightweight, high-strength aluminum for closures, which includes parts of the doors, fenders, swing gate, and windshield … Read More

Efficient Use of Resources in Manufacture of Metal Components

In the newly opened 3D-Printing Lab for Metals and Structural Materials at the Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut, EMI, researchers have investigated how resource- efficient an Additive Manufacturing process is when lightweight aluminum components are manufactured using additive methods. They … Read More