As one of a four-part series, the International Magnesium Association presents the one-hour free webinar “Magnesium Extrusions for Automotive Engineers,” presented by Nes Abdulrahman, Sr. Director, Sales and Marketing, Mag Specialties, Inc. (Denver, Colorado, U.S.). The webinar will begin at noon U.S. Central Time (GMT -6.00)
, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2017.
Topics scheduled to be covered include:
• Magnesium demand drivers for automotive application
• Magnesium property benefits for automotive use
• Magnesium alloy nomenclature and mechanical properties
• Extrusion process basics and its advantages
• Magnesium extrusion limitations and mitigation strategies
• Factors impacting extrusion cost and properties
• Post extrusion heat-treatment, forming, and joining options
• Corrosion protection
Mr. Abdulrahman has worked in the magnesium industry in various roles since 1998, with eight years as a process engineer involved with mining, reduction, casting and extrusion of magnesium alloys.
The next IMA webinar, “Corrosion Protection of Magnesium Structures,” airs December 6. Full details on this and the two previously aired archived webinars (“Environmental Benefits of Magnesium in Transport Applications” and “Magnesium as an Engineering Material”) can be found on the IMA website.
Mag Specialties is a leader in magnesium extrusions, serving customers with concepts, design, alloy selection, engineering solutions, prototyping and production. The company’s manufacturing facility is located in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
Since 1943 the International Magnesium Association has been the global voice for the magnesium industry. The Association promotes the use of magnesium in material selection and encourages innovative applications of the versatile metal. For more information on the IMA and its initiatives, visit http://www.intlmag.org/
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