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Light metal research: When every gram counts

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.

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WAAM research at LKR: the new smart wire production route

In LKR's own wire production route, small quantities of melt are first cast into bolts after alloy development, which are then formed into individual wires in the company's own extrusion press, joined and wound up in a cleaned condition.

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In search of the materials of the future

LKR researches to advance light metals for future industrial applications.

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The Profil & Highlights 2018/19

WAAM of lightweight components for the mobility of tomorrow

The LKR research area „Material-based structural design“ is developing special alloy filler wires, protope components and component systems with the maximum mechanical performance and high potential for lightweight design and construction using light metal materials.

TOMORROW TODAY 02/2018

20 YEARS OF RESEARCH INTO INNOVATIVE LIGHTWEIGHT

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!"

TOMORROW TODAY 01/2018

AIT@TRA 2018: A digital era for transport

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.

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TOMORROW TODAY 03/2017

High-Tech materials for additive manufacturing

Light metal alloys will play an even bigger role in industrial manufacturing in the future.