RACEForm (The Rapid Aluminium Cost Effective Forming)

Project: Projects from Previous Employment

Project Details

Description

Validation of a high-volume lightweighting technology manufacturing process
The ‘Hot Form Quench’ process produces high-strength aluminium pressings, with reduced weight and simpler, stronger structures for vehicle bodies
Utilises recycled aluminium car parts
£9.5 million total project value, receiving £4.8 million funding through the APC

Layman's description

I was responsable to deliver the WP4 in order to reveals the evolution of Aluminium 6xxx material microstructure subjected to metal forming processes (HFQ) which enable lighter parts for automotive industry.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/10/1731/10/20