May 20, 2016
UTRC announced as lead of LIFT consortium project

DETROIT, Michigan – UTRC and Ohio State University will lead a project to identify new ways to mitigate corrosion within aluminum alloys.

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) announced, May 13, the formation of a team of manufacturers and universities that will work to develop a database and computer models that better predict the way aluminum alloys corrode after being put in use as parts for airplanes or other forms of transportation.

LIFT is a public-private partnership committed to the development and deployment of advanced lightweight metal manufacturing technologies.

Lockheed Martin, DNV GL and the University of Michigan will also collaborate in the project.

Read the full press release on the LIFT website.

Contact: Laura Stevens, (860) 610-1653

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