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Light Metals Division Strategy Overview

Division Focus: The Light Metals Division (Mike Clinch & Geoff Scamans)(pdf 257KB)

From the Government Office for Science and Department for Business, Innovation & Skills:

Future of manufacturing: a new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK

Presentations from LMD Strategy Meeting on 12 December 2013

(note: all links are to files for download)

The presentations in brief:

A summary of each presentation (Geoff Hale & Ian Warrington)(pdf 187KB)

Stand Out Themes and Opportunities (Geoff Scamans & Helen Forrest) (pdf 201KB)


The presentations:

Lightweighting Strategies - JLR Perspective (Roger Darlington, JLR)

Single-Aisle Wing: Step Change R&D Opportunities for Aluminium (Tristan Crawford, Constellium)(ppt 4.44 MB)

Light Metals and the Defence Industry (Cheryll Pitt, DSTL) (ppt 1.43 MB)

Use of Titanium on Landing Gears (Jean-Philippe Villain-Chastre, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty)(ppt 896.5 KB)

Titanium (Matt Thomas, Timet) (pdf 998 KB)

Low Cost Ti - A Global Opportunity (Kartik Rao, Metalysis)(ppt 3.89 MB)

New Markets for Magnesium (Tim Wilks, Magnesium Electron)(pdf 390.2 KB)

Aluminium research for road transport applications (Geoff Scamans, Innoval Technology/Brunel University)(ppt 3.83 KB)

LATEST 2: Light Alloys Toward Environmentally Sustainable Transport (George Thompson, Manchester University)(ppt 5.45 MB)

BCAST Research: from Lime to AMCC (Zhongyun Fan, Brunel University)(ppt 9.43 MB)

Titanium: Reserach Overview (Martin Jackson, Sheffield University)(ppt 224.5 KB)

Magnesium Research (Joe Robson, Manchester University)(ppt 1.03 MB)

PhD project update, Ti alloys (Arnas Fiztner, Manchester University) (pdf 7.73 MB)

Sustainability (Mark Jolly, Cranfield University)(ppt 2.0 MB)

TSB Strategy (John Morlidge, TSB)(pdf 504.62 KB)

EPSRC Strategy (Andrew Lawrence, EPSRC)(pdf 1.9 MB)


Foresight details for light metals


Aluminium Roadmap 2010 (AdobeAcrobat 63k)

Key Initiatives- Aluminium2000 (AdobeAcrobat 117k)



Foresight Summary for Magnesium 2005 (AdobeAcrobat 32k)

Foresight Summary For Magnesium 2004 (AdobeAcrobat 22k)

Appendix 1- Foresight Summary For Magnesium 2004 (AdobeAcrobat 10k)

Appendix 2- Foresight Summary For Magnesium 2004 (AdobeAcrobat 17k)



Titanium Roadmap (AdobeAcrobat 266k)

Foresight Summary For Titanium 2005 (Adobe Acrobat 10k)

Titanium Strategic Review - Dr M Marples, NAMTEC (PDF 680k)