The body of a modern car is like a gigantic 3D Puzzle, with a multitude of different materials, parts and pieces. The joining of all those mixed parts is a crucial challenge in today´s design of car bodies.
CEO of Hydro ASA, Hilde Merete Aasheim, recently got a quick course in how the close collaboration with CASA leads to competitive advantages for the aluminium company.
PhD candidate Johan Kolstø Sønstabø has spent ten weeks with Honda R&D Americas as part of his work on flow-drill screw connections to join aluminium sheets. Here is his report from the stay: