Metals – The Competitive Edge

The field of aerospace metal alloy development and manufacturing technology is advancing rapidly. The competing requirements for reduced fuel burn, reduced costs and reduced emissions are all driving these developments as manufacturers strive to maintain and gain competitive advantage.

This seminar will focus on cutting-edge technologies and forward thinking for future aerospace structures. It will cover the latest developments in metallic materials and metallic structure manufacturing technologies, discussing the methods and approaches available through industrial case studies. Attending this event will help you: - Reduce manufacturing and maintenance costs - Increase performance of aircraft structures - Use different metals joining and processing techniques to gain competitive advantage - Network with key industry players Technical Advantages - Update on the issues driving the development of metallic alloys and manufacturing technologies - Consider the effect of different materials on efficiency and reliability - Find how these materials and manufacturing methods can be applied in improved, more competitive designs - Understand the key technical parameters and competitive materials for each application and market segment - Appreciate practical applications of the materials and manufacturing methods from industrial case studies - Learn about new technologies considered for future aircraft components - Balance mechanical properties in nickel based superalloys to satisfy needs of component design and cost targets - Achieve higher levels of fuel economy and reduce NOx emissions - Use aluminium alloys for huge weight and cost savings - Identify potential collaborators for future projects