Sweden’s VBN Components to present metal AM wear resistant materials for commercial vehicle transmissions

May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017

VBN Components, Uppsala, Sweden, will present its latest technology for Additive Manufacturing of high-strength wear resistant materials at the ‘Transmissions in Commercial Vehicles’ conference organised by VDI Wissensforum in Bonn, Germany, July 5-6, 2017. The presentation by Ulrik Beste, Chief Technical Officer, Materials Science and Additive Manufacturing, VBN Components AB, will discuss wear resistant and high strength materials and look at cutting tools and functional prototypes.

As part of VDI’s larger ‘Drivetrains for Vehicles’ congress, the event will focus on the growing trends of CO2 reduction, networking and automation and their potential impact on the commercial vehicle sector. Experts will present their forecasts on how the current market developments will affect engineering and what new technologies are emerging to tackle these changes.

Visitors to the conference will also have the opportunity to attend the parallel events “Powertrains in Vehicles” and “Control Solutions for Transmissions” free of charge.



May 1, 2017

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