Research lines focused on vehicle efficiency - powertrain and body structural
Alloy Systems
Increasing mechanical & mass efficiency
High performance alloys for high powered engines Mechanical properties and microstructural predictions Body structural casting technologies Thin walls in cylinder heads
Complex Geometries
Precision cooling concepts to increase thermodynamic efficiency
3D core printing for advanced powertrain prototypes Inorganic binders
Powertrain Component Integration
Mass & volumetric efficiency
Turbo housing integration to cylinder heads Range extender and aluminium electric motor components
Surface Treatment Technologies
Bore Coating
Surface treatment fot thermal efficiency Body structural casting technologies Localized properties al critical areas