The Norwegian aluminium industry (among others Hydro Aluminium and Raufoss Technology) stakes on an increase production of components for, among others, the car industry.

To succeed one must:

  • control both the tolerances and mechanical properties of the final product.
  • increase the production rate - larger cost effectiveness and more environmentally friendly products og processes.

Must master forming of aluminium!

To meet these challenges FORMALB focuses on the special field of forming through

  • configuration of a forming lab.
  • research activity within forming.
  • education (see IMT and IMM) and recruitment.
  • development of culture for creative thinking on forming processes ("tomorrow's" processes).