On November 3-4, 2014 the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM-DD (KMM-VIN member) hosted in Dresden the 3rd KMM-VIN Industrial Workshop devoted to “Current Research on Materials and Technologies for Transport Applications”. 42 participants came to Dresden to discuss the latest R&D topics in materials and technologies for transport applications.
3rd Industrial Workshop - Dresden 2014
Speakers from both industry and science presented topics ranging from the state of the art to prospects in applications in the automotive, aerospace and rail sectors. Lightweight vehicle construction, thermoelectric materials for waste heat recovery and sustainable composite materials were some of the issues dealt with. The technologies presented ranged from joining technologies to Electron Beam Melting as well as to Selective Laser Melting and Metal Injection Melting.