Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Dynamic Business Location.

Cooking recipe for metal alloys

Maria Poletti © Lunghammer/TU Graz

“Just like with a good cooking recipe, we want to know exactly what ingredients, quantities, temperatures, sequences and times are needed to obtain in the end a product with exactly the properties desired”, says Argentinian-born Maria Cecilia Poletti, who heads the new “Christian Doppler Laboratory for Design of High-Performance Alloys by Thermomechanical Processing at the Graz University of Technology.  

When metals are pressed to create an alloy, a lot of things happen to their microstructure. How strong, resilient, heatproof and chemically homogeneous an end product is in the long run, for instance a turbine blade, depends very much on the thermomechanical loads during production. However, for high-performance alloys, like those used in transport, many detailed questions are still unresolved.

High-performance alloys play an important role for technological progress in lightweight construction and in the automotive sector. The Christian Doppler laboratory will specifically focus on physical phenomena that occur during the production and application of non-ferrous alloys such as titanium, nickel and aluminum alloys. The corporate partners are the metal producer Nemak based in Mexico and Linz as well as the Austrian company Böhler Schmiedetechnik.

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Meet us at: Day of the Regions of the Russian Federation in the WKÖ

    25.03.2019, Vienna, Austria

  • L'open day Austria

    02.04.2019, Bologna, Italy

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Vienna is the driving force for innovations in our company,
and one of the growth drivers.

Ottobock Austria

Logo
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Startup Report Austria 2018: An Overview of Key Findings

This week Florian Kandler presented his Startup Report Austria 2018. The results of the current issue of the annually published report are consistently positive. In a guest commentary for derBrutkasten Kandler selected several highlights of the report.

Startups in an enterprise environment - how companies can profit from startups

The age of digital transformation and the approach of Industry 4.0 designed to accelerate the fourth industrial revolution open up opportunities in fields such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). The run towards digital business models, the collaboration with startups and the development of new innovation driver models has also impacted large European companies. Here you can read about why big firms suddenly place so much hope in startups and what they are doing.

More news All blog posts