Material Selection

Course contents
  • - Material efficiency & resource conservation
    - Production, recycling and ecology of metals
    - Materials from renewable resources, composite materials, inorganic and non-metallic materials.
    - Ecological material properties (CO2-equivalence), raw material and energy consumption during production and processing, recyclability.
    - Decision process for the right material selection
    - Saving of raw materials during processing of workpieces
    - Recycling of waste
    - Combination of processing steps, resource conservation
    - Durability of products