Advancement in near net shape manufacturing
Engine and powertrain components
Recent Tendencies in Manufacturing Technology: - Accuracy Requirements - Application of advanced Materials - Total Energy balance - Near net shape Technologies New process chains for Drive and Gear Shafts and new process chains in Tool and Die Making. -Demands for Near Net Shape and Accuracy in Forming have been increasing significantly during the last 5 to 10 years. More and more safety related components follow this tendency, the application of new materials ask for efficient new solutions. -Forming penetrated in many applications into classical cutting domains. -Efficiency strategies in integrated process chains in Manufacturing include new concepts of Prototype à Forming à Final Treatment and Machining solutions. -Integrated Process chains for Automotive application come out with new requirements for Machines and Production systems.