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Title: High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications

Abstract

This is the final technical report on the development of nanostructured light weight aluminum alloys for automotive applications. We describe the use of thermodynamically stabilized aluminum alloys and the processes used to create them electrolytically. The alloy is strong and ductile with strengths of 680 MPa and ductility greater than 8%. The material currently produces a cost impact of $4.5 per pound saved with a roadmap to get to $2 per pound saved.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Xtalic Corporation, Marlborough, MA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Xtalic Corporation, Marlborough, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
Contributing Org.:
FCA; Tri-arrows aluminum
OSTI Identifier:
1437652
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006842
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: On the Formation of Lightweight Nanocrystalline Aluminum Alloys by Electrodeposition
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Plating; nanostructured; aluminum; automotive; al-mn; electrolytic; electroforming

Citation Formats

Hilty, Robert. High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1437652.
Hilty, Robert. High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications. United States. doi:10.2172/1437652.
Hilty, Robert. Thu . "High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications". United States. doi:10.2172/1437652. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1437652.
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title = {High-Strength Electroformed Nanostructured Aluminum for Lightweight Automotive Applications},
author = {Hilty, Robert},
abstractNote = {This is the final technical report on the development of nanostructured light weight aluminum alloys for automotive applications. We describe the use of thermodynamically stabilized aluminum alloys and the processes used to create them electrolytically. The alloy is strong and ductile with strengths of 680 MPa and ductility greater than 8%. The material currently produces a cost impact of $4.5 per pound saved with a roadmap to get to $2 per pound saved.},
doi = {10.2172/1437652},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}