Detroit 2018

Automotive Corrosion Seminar in Detroit

20 June, 2018

Swerea KIMAB arranged the ”7th International seminar in the Field of Automotive Corrosion” in Detroit June 5-6, 2018. This was the first time the seminar was arranged outside Sweden, all the other seminars have been held in Stockholm.  

In total 90 participants attended the seminar, most of them from US and Canada but we had also participants from Japan, South Korea and from Europe.

The first day of the seminar was focused on corrosion testing of automotive materials, including both accelerated corrosion tests and on-vehicle exposures. The second day the topic was surface treatment and corrosion aspects of materials used in the automotive industry. This part included lectures about aluminum alloys, zinc-coated materials, stainless steel as well as thin film surface treatment. The lectures were given by Swerea KIMAB and Institut de la Corrosion (IC) but also by invited lecturers from the automotive industry. 

For more information contact: bo.rendahl [at] swerea.se (Bo Rendahl )or carolina.schneiker [at] swerea.se (Carolina Schneiker)