Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop: Enabling Technologies and Sustainability of Automotive

November 18, 2020

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The Aluminum Association presents the latest module in the Association's first-ever virtual Aluminum Design and Lightweighting Solutions Workshop. To address the industry-wide need for an aluminum-specific training curriculum for design engineers, this workshop brings together technical experts from leading aluminum producers, Arconic, Novelis, Rio Tinto, Hydro and Constellium. Andreas Afseth, Technical Director, Constellium and Chris Devadas, Technical Services Director, Hydro will lead the discussion about enabling technologies for surface treatment, corrosion control, joining, repair, recycling, and sustainability of automotive aluminum in the concluding session of the 5-webinar series.

Primary Topics:

  • Surface treatment, corrosion, and corrosion control
  • Joining surfaces
  • Repair of aluminum vehicles
  • Recycling and sustainability benefits of aluminum



Dr. Andreas Afseth

Technical Director, Constellium

Chris Devadas

Technical Services Director, Hydro