EDAG Group, the leading engineering service provider believes additive production has huge undisputed potential for revolutionising the production of the future and at the same time achieving new dimensions for lightweight construction. At present, the aluminium alloys available do not yet fulfil the high demands required for them to be suitable for use in the automotive industry. The requirements include things like crash performance and its effectiveness in different situations. In addition, current process design, with which primarily highly resistant yet non-ductile material parameters can be produced, has to be considered.
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