Coventry manufacturer pioneers new super-strength lightweight alloy technology

One of the cast aluminium parts being developed by Sarginsons
A Coventry manufacturer is collaborating with a leading UK university to develop new lightweight castings technology. The work being undertaken by Sarginsons Industries, together with Brunel University London will ensure that lightweight aluminium cars (such as those being built by Jaguar Land Rover) and trains no longer need to rely on heavy steel bumper beams and crash boxes for impact protection. The Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST) is a global leader in metallurgical casting research. It is wor... For the full story register now for free or login below...