Bologna to host first 'aluminium-in-transport' expo - BikeBiz

Bologna to host first 'aluminium-in-transport' expo

Alumotive is catchily billed as the International Exhibition of Aluminium and Light Alloys Components for the Transport Industry. It will be staged 6-8th November 2003 at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Bologna. As well as talks and booths relating to cars and aircraft, there will plenty of stuff for bike manufacturers too, promises the expo organising company.
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"For engineers, designers and production technicians, [Alumotive] is a valuable opportunity to get a close-up view of technological innovation within the sector as well as some indications as to what scenarios lie ahead," says On-Nike, the organiser of the expo.

On 7th November, the Aludesign seminar will cover such topics as:

1. Innovation and competitiveness of aluminium for the transport industry

2. Surface finishes - Coatings

3. Assembly techniques – Welding processes

4. Machining and subcontracted activities

5. Quality – Certification – Metrology

6. Prototyping

7. Recovery and Recycling of materials

8. Design with light alloys

9. Aluminium alloys and metallurgical processes – Foundry and diecasting

10. Aluminium dies for the injection of polymers

11. Formation of prices and the market

On 6th and 7th November 2003, Bologna’s Palazzo dei Congressi will also host the third edition of the International Aluminium Days Symposium which will be dedicated to discussing aluminium applied to the transport system and the sustainable development of the sector, especially with respect to the environment, and energy saving.


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