General Motors Corp. engineers, working with researchers at Ohio State University, have developed a new “hybrid” method of manufacturing aluminum parts. The process combines conventional metal stamping with electromagnetic forming to create aluminum parts that would not be possible to manufacture in the traditional manner. The new process may facilitate the increased use of aluminum for automotive applications. Glenn Daehn, professor of materials science and engineering at OSU, says that ...

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