Innovative solutions for resource- and energy efficient processing of light metals
The Center's considerable experience in material technology in relation to the light metals aluminium and magnesium forms the basis for optimum process solutions for project partners and customers. The focus is on processes for casting and forming, treated by means of numerical process simulation methods and validated by complementary experiments.
LKR is currently investing in a range of equipment intended to improve the process infrastructure considerably while also forming the basis for a thorough understanding of processes. LKR also has appropriate testing facilities which allow metallurgical processes and any downstream heat treatment to be understood.
Development and Improvement of Casting Processes
Evaluation and Optimisation of Forming Technologies
Comprehensive Process Simulation Technologies
Process Evaluation and Optimisation of External Product Lines
Validation and Prototyping
- Material and Component Testing
Researchteam Forming Technologies
APA-Science visited the LKR Ranshofen and was impressed by the numerous light metal innovations. The highlight was the demonstration of the welding torch in the new Additive Manufacturing Laboratory.
LKR researches to advance light metals for future industrial applications.
In mid-June, the Ranshofener Leichtmetalltage light alloys conference tookplace for the 10th time in Linz.
"We’re on the right path, but we haven’t reached our goal yet!"
The TRA (Transport Research Arena) 2018, the largest European transport research and technology conference, will take place this year in Vienna for the first time and will be addressing future development trends. AIT is responsible for the contents.