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Materials for Lean Weight Vehicles Conference

The Institute's Automotive Applications Division is organising a conference on Materials for Lean Weight Vehicles on 7-8 December 2005 at the International Manufacturing Centre, University of Warwick, UK. This two day event will explore the emerging materials and allied manufacturing technologies pertinent to weight reduction in the transport industry.

The conference aims to promote lively discussion and debate on all types of new materials and process technology. Examples of applications that achieve lightweight designs and vehicles will be unveiled. The conference will concentrate on the challenges facing the introduction of lean weight technologies as they relate to five main areas:
  • Vehicles and Programme Strategy
  • Vehicles and Programme Strategy
  • Materials and Processes
  • Components and Sub-Assemblies
  • End of Life Vehicle Directive/ Energy Efficiency
An exhibition will run alongside the conference.

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Date Posted: 3 November 2005

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