LoCoLite Project

LoCoLite logoThis project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 604240.

The LoCoLite project will develop a production system for the manufacture of lightweight aluminium panel components with high-strength and complex-shapes for car body and chassis structures at economical cost.

The development is based on a patented, solution Heat treatment, cold die Forming and Quenching (HFQ) materials processing technology.

The LoCoLite project is to transfer the lab-proven process into a medium volume production process by developing a production system equipped with a series of enabling technologies required for the hot-stamping of Aluminium panels.

You can visit the Locolite website to find out more about this project.

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