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Aluminum Automotive Body Sheet Formability and Stamping Webinar Series


The Aluminum Association's Transportation Group (ATG) is hosting a webinar series to address aluminum formability fundamentals and techniques in automotive applications.

Mark your calendar for January 25–27, 2022 where industry expert, Laurent Chappuis, will lead a virtual workshop discussing how producers and OEMs can more effectively use the fastest growing automotive material to enhance product design and innovation. This educational session is designed for automotive design engineers who are looking to learn more about aluminum auto body sheet formability and considerations when constructing an aluminum-intensive vehicle.   

Over the three day workshop, Laurent Chappuis will provide an in-depth look into automotive aluminum formability fundamentals, feasibility for product design, stamping processing and production and more. 

Save-the-date to your calendar for this must-attend event which will offer:

  • Networking with experts in the automotive aluminum industry 
  • Knowledge-share about advances in the automotive market
  • Theory and practical examples of ABS stamping techniques 

Visit for more information and resources to learn more about how aluminum builds strong, efficient and better performing vehicles


Tuesday January 25: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

Formability Fundamentals

  • Deformation modes
  • Major & minor strain
  • Measuring strain
  • Forming limit curve

Wednesday January 26: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

Feasibility for Product Design

  • Differences in 5xxx vs. 6xxx
  • Alloy selection
  • Global feasibility consideration

Thursday January 27: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

Stamping Processing and Production

  • Press types and forming processes
  • Competing materials comparisons
  • Stamping Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)

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