Lightweighting of components is a goal of many OEMs across markets. FIA members now have access to two Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF)-sponsored research reports on the subject, particularly addressing heavy duty vehicles:
The research was conducted by professors and students at North Carolina State and Marquette Universities. For more articles on lightweighting and other topics sponsored by FIERF, see the Technical Library.
See the next article to participate in June 27 and July 6 webinars to hear directly from the researchers of this project.
Contact the foundation office at [email protected] or 216-781-6260 for more information.