Fatigue4Light project

Novel lightweight materials to reduce weight of chassis components of Electric Vehicles by 40%

Novel lightweight materials to reduce weight of chassis components of Electric Vehicles by 40% The Fatigue4Light EU-funded project has proposed novel material solutions based on high-strength steels, composites and hybrid materials with the objective to reduce the weight of electric car chassis components by 40%, obtaining a zero-emission vehicle chassis while ensuring good fatigue performance.…

Celebrating the final General Assembly of Fatigue4Light

Celebrating the final General Assembly of Fatigue4Light On January 15th, the Fatigue4Light consortium met to celebrate the final project’s General Assembly in CIMNE, project’s coordinator, facilities located in Barcelona. Representatives from each partner entity joined the meeting to present, review and evaluate the results achieved during the project’s execution.  The Fatigue4Light project, started last February…

Stellantis CRF presents Fatigue4Light during the congress “Innovation in materials for electric mobility”of the Italian Metallurgy Association

Stellantis CRF presents Fatigue4Light during the congress “Innovation in materials for electric mobility” of the Italian Metallurgy Association The Fatigue4Light project was presented in the congress “Innovation in materials for electric mobility“, organised by the Italian Metallurgy Association (AIM) and celebrated last 10th of October in Bologna (Italy).  Michele Tedesco, Global responsible for metals and anticorrosion…

Presentation of Fatigue4Light during the SALEMA webinar on aluminium for lightweight and sustainable mobility

Presentation of Fatigue4Light during the SALEMA webinar on aluminium for lightweight and sustainable mobility Project partners from CIMNE, the Fatigue4Light coordinator, participated in the webinar “The Circular Metal for Future Mobility: aluminium for lightweight and sustainability”, organised by the SALEMA project on Friday 6th of October, 2023. During the session “Exploring other relevant EU projects”,…

Eurecat hosts the 30M Fatigue4Light consortium meeting

Eurecat hosts the 30M Fatigue4Light consortium meeting The Fatigue4Light consortium met to celebrate the 30M project’s General Assembly celebrated on September 22nd in Eurecat facilities located in Manresa (Barcelona, Spain). Representatives from each partner entity joined the meeting to present the results achieved during these 30 months of project’s execution. Additionally, they planned the next…

Simulation of metal punching and trimming using minimal experimental characterization

Simulation of metal punching and trimming using minimal experimental characterization Journal of Materials Processing Tech, 321 (2023) by D. Gustafsson, E. Olsson (Luleå University of Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Division of Solid Mechanics); S. Parareda (Eurecat, Centre Tecnològic de Catalunya, Unit of Metallic and Ceramic Materials, CIEFMA, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya); L.…

Fatigue4Light project presented to the COMPOSITES Conference

Fatigue4Light project presented to the COMPOSITES Conference Partners from CIMNE, the Fatigue4Light coordinator, presented the project during COMPOSITES 2023, the 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites celebrated from 12th – 14th of September in Trapani (Sicily, Italy). Alireza Taherzadeh Fard, PhD Candidate from CIMNE, participated in the conference delivering the presentation…

CIMNE brings the Fatigue4Light project to the COMPLAS Conference

CIMNE brings the Fatigue4Light project to the COMPLAS Conference Project partners from CIMNE, the Fatigue4Light coordinator, attended the 17th International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS) taking place from 5 – 7 of September in Barcelona, Spain. The COMPLAS conference is a thematic conference of the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied…

Presenting Fatigue4Light during the FEMS EUROMAT Congress

Presenting Fatigue4Light during the FEMS EUROMAT Congress Fatigue4Light partners from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) participated in FEMS EUROMAT, the 17th European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes taking place from 3rd – 7th of September in Frankfurt (Germany).  Laia Ortiz Membrado, PhD Candidate in Materials Science and Engineering in the UPC,…