CAR (Center For Automotive Research) is organizing the T3 Manufacturing Summit in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA on April 24 and 25. Players in the North American automotive industry will meet at the summit to discuss future challenges, new materials and new technologies, among other things. “Advancements in Technology” will be one of the points on the program. Chief Technical Officer, Technology Development Dr. Christian Koroschetz at AP&T, will present AP&T’s latest development, the world’s first multi-purpose production line for high strength aluminum car body components.
Automotive Engineering Congress will be held May 30–31 in conjunction with the Automotive Engineering Expo 2017 in Nürnberg. Stakeholders from different areas of the car industry and academia will gather to discuss development and trends within car body manufacturing, surface treatment and final assembly. AP&T will be represented by Chief Technical Officer, Technology Development Dr. Christian Koroschetz, who will focus on hot forming of aluminum. His talk is titled “Hot, W-temper and Warm Forming of High Strength Aluminum – A Comparison between Virtual Process Modeling and the Manufacturing on a Full-Scale Aluminum Production Line”.
Read more about Automotive Engineering Congress at www.automotive-circle.com
CHS2 – the sixth international conference on “Hot Sheet Metal Forming of High-Performance Steel” is being organized this year from June 4 to 7 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. This is the second time the conference is being organized in North America where the technology for press hardening is in an expansion phase in terms of research, industrial development and implementation. AP&T and ESI will present the results of their collaboration in relation to simulating the aluminum hot forming process. Using virtual process modeling, tools and the forming process can be optimized in order to achieve the desired material properties in a manner that has not previously been possible. New possibilities are created to meet the requirements car manufacturers have for increasingly lighter, safer and more complex-shaped parts and components. High-strength aluminum (AA6xxx and AA7xxx) weighs only a third as much as press-hardened high-strength steel (22MnB5).
Chief Technical Officer, Technology Development Dr. Christian Koroschetz will represent AP&T.
Read more at www.chs2.eu