Stainless steels: vital element for future mobility

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It's time for cleaner, safer and lighter vehicles

The mobility industry is undergoing unprecedented change. Urbanization, sustainability, connectivity, autonomous driving and alternative engine technologies are setting new types of demands for vehicle designs.

How do stainless steels help you to answer the ever-growing demand for cleaner, safer and lighter vehicles?

Join us in our webinar series that gives you a short introduction to the evolution of stainless steels, then focuses on the latest purpose-designed stainless steel grades and how they create new opportunities and value in vehicle engineering for future mobility.

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WEBINAR 1:

How stainless steels help to shape the future of the automotive industry

New material choices are needed to create ever safer, more lightweight and cost-efficient vehicle structures. Stainless steels are perfect for improving existing automotive parts and designing new ones for the next generation of vehicles.

Key topics in the webinar:

  • Evolution of stainless steel from the first applications to the latest grades, with lessons learned
  • Introducing Forta H-Series, the new fully austenitic ultra-high strength stainless steel designed for BIW and structural components
  • How to utilize the properties of the Forta H-Series to achieve optimal vehicle design
  • Questions and answers

Presenter:

Stefan Lindner
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
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Stefan is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu, with a focus on applications for mobility and transportation, especially automotive engineering and alternative powertrain solutions.

Webinar 2:

How to master the challenges of e-mobility with stainless steel

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
3–4 pm CET (EU)
9–10 am ET (USA)

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With electric mobility becoming a part of everyday life, the automotive industry is now facing complex issues associated with electric vehicle battery housings. The use of austenitic stainless steels makes it possible to optimize thermal management as well as crash safety for electric vehicles.

Key topics in the webinar:

  • Design aspects to consider when selecting battery housing materials
  • Portfolio of stainless steels available with their specific advantages for battery housings
  • Introduction of innovative designs for crash frames and thermal management systems to improve the properties of battery housings
  • Questions and answers

Presenter:

Stefan Lindner
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
LinkedIn

Stefan is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu, with a focus on applications for mobility and transportation, especially automotive engineering and alternative powertrain solutions.

Webinar 3:

How to design safer and lighter busses while staying cost competitive

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
3–4 pm CET (EU)
9–10 am ET (USA)

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The bus manufacturing industry has traditionally turned to steel in bus frames for its high strength and availability. Now new types of materials are entering the market, offering a broader scope of benefits and helping designers tackle the challenges of tomorrow’s city busses and coaches.

Key topics in the webinar:

  • How stainless steels are helping designers to create lightweight busses with reduced maintenance, longer lifetime, improved CO2 footprint and increased safety for more passengers
  • How stainless steels enable cost-competitive designs
  • Stainless steel material properties and lightweight potential calculated by simulations
  • Questions and answers

Presenter:

Dr. Barbara Mundt
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu

Barbara is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu, with a focus on applications for mobility and transportation, especially automotive engineering as well as bus and coach business.

Stainless steels: vital element for future mobility

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