The foundry industry is suffering from the decline in production in the automotive industry and the resulting lower demand for metal components. Does this development affect additive manufacturing processes? Tina Johnscher answers this question in an interview.
The latest cluster meeting at the Landshut University of Applied Sciences, hosted by the Automotive Cluster, the New Materials Cluster and the University's Lightweight Cluster, focused entirely on magnesium as a lightweight metal. The speakers showed the lightweight construction potential of magnesium castings and sheet-metal parts.