Lightweight construction - what comes after the hype?
Themes: Leichtbau, Mechanical Engineering, Foam structure
The dead live longer?! After a few years in which the lightweight construction market was driven by great enthusiasm for new materials, methods and processes, a certain disillusionment has recently been observed in lightweight construction. The keynote speech highlights why this development had to come about. At the same time it is shown that there is reason for a lot of optimism precisely because of the decaying Hype and that the importance of lightweight construction will increase considerably.