A joining system that overcomes decades-long obstacles to the wider use of magnesium in the automotive industry has been developed in Australia. Ultra-light magnesium could be the auto industry’s answer to reducing vehicle-body mass, but its susceptibility to galvanic corrosion and cracking has frustrated vehicle makers, holding up its development as a metal of the future. Now a team of Swinburne University of Technology researchers in Melbourne believe they have found a solution ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Oz Researchers Say Solved Magnesium Joining Issues for Car Bodies" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: email@example.com or phone: (248) 799-2642