Australian researchers say future cars will be lighter – but just as strong – as current vehicles through the use of new advances in the casting process of super-lightweight magnesium alloys. One of the new technologies, dubbed T-Mag by its developers at the government’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), is a casting process that consistently produces high-integrity magnesium-alloy castings from permanent molds. T-Mag requires neither applied pressure ...

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