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  • Lower weight and higher strength in tubular vehicle structures

    August 29th 2018

    This webinar provides an overview for automotive manufacturers looking to make effective use of high strength tubular structures in modern vehicle design. The presentation examines the possibilities offered by these materials as a high strength and low weight alternative in various structural applications.                         …

  • How to make safe electric vehicles in a smart and cost effective way

    June 18th 2018

      In a future with more electric vehicles, the advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) will have an important role to play. In this webinar Jonas Adolfsson, car body design expert at SSAB, talks about how advanced high strength steels can help make electric vehicles safer and lighter at an affordable cost. The presentation also examines further …

  • Increasing process quality and repeatability with Laser Radar CMM

    June 4th 2018

    High-end manufacturing requires reliable quality information fed back into the production process. The availability of this information during prototyping, ramp-up and the main build process is key to reducing time-to-production and increasing process quality and repeatability. The Nikon Metrology Laser Radar CMM solution encapsulates these requirements to provide fast, CMM quality measurements, on the shop …

  • Metrology Solutions to Streamline Quality Control, Inspection and Assembly Processes

    April 25th 2018

    This webinar will discuss a broad portfolio of metrology solutions that can address an array of automotive manufacturing challenges. The presentation describes some of the FARO metrology solutions that have been already chosen by leading automotive companies to streamline functions such as quality control, inspection and assembly processes.               …

  • How to make front seats 20% lighter with advanced high strength steels

    April 17th 2018

      In this webinar you will discover how advanced high strength steels (AHSS) can be used to achieve significant weight reduction for vehicle front seats. Our newly ArcelorMittal S-in motion study shows that the weight of front seats can be cut by almost 20 percent while maintaining safety and performance at an affordable cost. This …

  • Fibre laser solutions for challenging applications in the automotive industry

    November 23rd 2017

    High brightness fibre lasers are enabling improved performance in many applications in automotive industry – even the more challenging, such as welding of zinc-coated steel. In this webinar, we discuss how to select the most suitable laser technology for specific automotive applications, taking into account the latest developments and application techniques. The presentation looks at production process …

  • Lightweighting with laser welded blanks and the latest generation of steel grades

    November 16th 2017

      In this webinar, we illustrate the benefits of combining laser welded blank technology and solutions with the latest advanced high strength steel grades, including the new generation of press hardenable steels – Usibor® 2000 and Ductibor® 1000.                                     …

  • New mobile inspection solutions for streamlining automotive manufacturing processes

    October 26th 2017

    Smarter and easier inspection solutions can avoid expensive rework after final assembly of parts and components. During the Webinar you will learn how the FARO Visual InspectTM product suite enables large, complex 3D CAD data to be transferred to an iPad and then used for mobile visualization and comparison to real world (as-built) conditions. Visual Inspect supports …

  • Smart Material Flow for Manufacturing

    October 3rd 2017

    Omni-ID is a leading innovator in bringing IoT technology to factory floor material workflows. Their intelligent visual tags (RFID tags with sensors and e-Paper displays) and ProVIEW software system enable the material itself to become smart (location and operation aware), communicating directly with both operators and machines throughout the process. This simple, paperless and totally …

  • High-strength steel for chassis applications – learn about its mechanical properties and behaviour

    September 27th 2017

    Across various chassis and suspension applications, several grades of steel are available.This webinar defines the differences between them, focusing on the mechanical properties that directly affect application behaviour to identify the right material for the right application. The presentation also features information on improvement of edge ductility, such as pre-piercing, and will address questions around …