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Comau

SIMULATION PARTNER

Altair

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ELG tox-pressotechnik IPG Plasmatreat Adapt Laser AK-Steel Arnold impression Aluminum Extruders

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DAY TWO - August 23, 2017

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES & MULTI MATERIAL JOINING

Presenting Developments In New Manufacturing Technologies And Evaluating Advances In Multi Material Joining Solutions For High Volume Vehicles

8.00 - 9.00 Registration & Morning Coffee Sponsored By EJOT Fastening Systems LP

9.00 Chair's Opening Remarks & Recap of Day One

BREAKFAST BRIEFING: JOINING ALUMINUM TO UHSS

9.10 Examine Advanced Dissimilar Material Joining Technology - EJOWELD®

  • Understand how EJOWELD® is used to join aluminum on UHSS (up to 1,800 MPa)
  • Utilize high technology friction welding systems combined with state-of-the-art elements

Laurence Claus, Technical Consultant, EJOT Fastening Systems LP

9.20 Question & Answer Session

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING: Examining Practical Case Studies To Help OEMs Improve Their Manufacturing And Production Processes

ALUMINUM GRADE STANDARDIZATION

9.25 Understand & Overcome Manufacturing Challenges For Aluminum Sheet In The Automotive Industry

  • Understand technical challenges in manufacturing aluminum sheet metal components and describe new alloys & technologies that are being explored to overcome these challenges
  • Discuss practical implementation hurdles such as developing design guidelines, formability analysis material data cards, manufacturing plant readiness, and industry grade standardization

Dr. Sue Hartfield-Wünsch, Technical Fellow, Body Manufacturing Engineering, General Motors

9.55 Question & Answer Session

SURFACE TREATMENT

10.05 Understand The Latest Developments In Laser Surface Preparation Of Metals And Composites

  • General introduction of opportunities and benefits of laser cleaning technology
  • Evaluate current use of laser cleaning surface treatment for metals and composites to improve their performance

Georg Heidelmann, President, Adapt Laser Systems

10.30 Question & Answer Session

MUTLI-MATERIAL JOINING TECHNOLOGIES: Benchmark Cutting Edge Joining Solutions To Improve Quality And Help Drive Manufacturing Costs Down

FASTENING AND JOINING UPDATE

10.40 Learn About The Latest Developments In Fastening & Joining, Including Single Side Access Joining And Thread Rolling Screws

  • Single side access in thin sheet applications without holes
  • Thread rolling screws for light metal castings
  • Design guidelines for selection of optimal threaded fastener technologies

Terry Tripp, Strategic Account Manager, Semblex Corporation

10.50 Question & Answer Session

10.55 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area Sponsored By Semblex Corporation

MECHANICAL JOINING

11.25 Review The Joints Made By TOX, Other Mechanical Joining Processes And Their Application Potential In Modern Materials

  • Explore opportunities with customized solutions, made from standardized components
  • Evaluate the physics of clinching, including mechanical and electrical joining
  • Benchmark self-pierce riveting, fastener insertion, machines and more

Troy Waldherr, North American Sales Manager, Tox Pressotechnik

11.45 Question & Answer Session

RESISTANCE SPOT WELDING

11.55 Application Of Conventional Resistance Spot Welding For Multi-Material Structures By Flexweld®

  • Analyse the requirements, including joining task and environment of conventional resistance spot welding
  • Understand the development: steps, joining process description, equipment, joint quality
  • Explore qualification activities for mass volume serial production
  • Understand realization and application of Conventional Resistance Spot Welding for Multi-Material Structures offered by Flexweld®

Vitalij Janzen, Product- Process- and System- Development, Arnold Fastening USA

12.15 Question & Answer Session

MATERIALS PROPERTIES, MANUFACTURING METHODS & INNOVATIVE LIGHTWEIGHTING SOLUTIONS: Explore New Advanced Innovative Solutions That Offer Significant Cost And Weight Savings

 FASTENER AND COMPONENT SOLUTIONS WITHIN POWERTRAIN

12.25 Review The Role Of Clinching Fastener And Component Solutions Within Powertrain Design

  • Learn about product applications in lightweight internal combustion engine/traditional Powertrain
  • Explore the developments in the EV market segment

Viral Varshney, Director of Engineering, Rifast Systems LLC

12.40 Question & Answer Session

12.45 Networking Lunch Sponsored By Rifast Systems LLC

GEN 3 AHSS PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS

1.45 Review Stamping Properties, Corrosion Challenges And Mass Saving Potential Offered By Gen 3 Steels To Gauge Their Ability To Improve Weight And Crash Performance

  • Understand how Generation 3 steels can improve corrosion performance of a vehicle to meet evolving quality and safety requirements
  • Gauge how technology is set to drive further evolution and wider adoption of gen 3 AHSS
  • Learn about stamping challenges with AHSS and how companies overcome them

2.15 Question & Answer Session

MULTI MATERIAL MIXED-TECHNOLOGIES JOINING

2.25 Review Ways To Join Mixed Materials With Mixed Technologies To Optimise Joint Quality

  • Review developments using hybrid joining techniques using multiple technologies including self-pierce riveting, adhesives, flow-drilling, hemming and spot welding
  • Maximize application quality with joint strength using multiple joining techniques
  • Find the right mix of joining technologies for different applications and mixed materials

Richard Chinoski, Business Development Account Manager, Henrob Corporation

2.35 Question & Answer Session

2.40 Networking Break In Exhibition Showcase Area Sponsored By Henrob Corporation

LIGHTWEIGHTING OF POWETRAIN AND CHASSIS WITH FUNCTIONAL COATINGS

3.10 Learn About The Application Of Functional Coatings For Lightweighting Designs To Reduce Weight Of Powetrain And Chassis Components

  • Apply wear resistant materials to lightweight components for powertrain and chassis packaging
  • Assess the advent of viable coating technology and feasibility to further reduce powertrain and chassis packaging by applying wear-resistant materials or bearing materials directly to lightweight components
  • Explore how applying bearing materials directly to a structural component, in place of separate bearings directly to components, the overall packaging is reduced
  • Review application of thermal spray process and enable designers more flexibility in design placing tribological properties only where needed

Paulo Rosa, Manager of Advanced Thermal Spray Process and Product Development, COMAU

3.30 Question & Answer Session

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: Understand How Additive Manufacturing Offers New Lightweighting Solutions Through Enabling More Sophisticated Parts Printing And Advancements In Tooling

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

3.40 Review The Latest Break Throughs In Tooling, Prototype Manufacturing And More To Understand How Additive Manufacturing Can Speed Up Product Process Development

  • Review how additive manufacturing can be used in prototype tooling
  • Assess the potential of additive manufacturing for the production of more customized vehicle
  • Learn how an OEM was able to use 3D printing to make shapes and parts that were normally be next to impossible

4.10 Question & Answer Session

DESIGN FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

4.20 Learn About Part Design For Additive Manufacturing To Assess Its Full Potential In High Volume Automotive Lightweighting

  • Learn how additive manufacturing has been used to remove mass through more intelligent design
  • Explore ways to design for 3D printing to properly optimise for mass
  • Evaluate the developments on the material front for 3D printing to assess what future opportunities with component and part production it holds

4.50 Question & Answer Session

5.00 - 5.10 Chair's Concluding Remarks

5.10 - 6.10 Networking Drinks Reception In Exhibition Showcase Area Sponsored By Sapa

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LEARNING BENEFITS

THE LARGEST OEM-LED LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS SUMMIT IS RETURNING TO DETROIT IN 2017

GALM USA Is Returning To The Heart Of The North American Automotive Industry To Continue Its Legacy:

A COMPETITIVE EDGE WITHIN CHANGING REGULATIONS AND AUTOMOTIVE TRENDS: Stay Competitive By Addressing The Impact From Changes To CAFE Standards

HIGH VOLUME LOW COST: Leverage High Volume Low Cost Solutions Driven By Advancements In Generation 3 Steels, Composite Processing Methods, Magnesium, Aluminum Developments, Additive Manufacturing And More

NETWORKING: Meet Heads & Managers of Design, Manufacturing, BIW, Modeling, Composites, Engineering & Metals from Leading OEMs And Solution Providers

INNOVATION: See The Most Innovative BIWs To Evaluate The Latest Technical Advancements Applied On Vehicles First Hand

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