VTE Workshop Series #5 - Body Engineering 2/2

  • 05 Oct 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Latrobe University, John Scott Meeting House, Bundoora, 3083


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With thanks to the Suncorp Group for their support of the workshops, the second in the two-part series on body engineering will provide attendees with a unique insight into the latest developments in automotive body engineering.

Lightweight Body Technology: 
Carbon Fiber, Aluminium, what is their place in the future of car body engineering? Presented by Edith Cowan University

Body Structure:
Key developments in car body structure and how it is changing. What this will mean for the industry. A case study of the new Lincoln body structure will be featured. Presented by Ford Motor Company

Spare Parts:
The impact using non-original parts has on a crash. Presented by Holden

New technology in joining processes. Arc, Beam, Resistance, and Solid State welding, Hybrid Joining etc., when to use the right technique for the right job. Presented by Kemppi

OEM technologies and colour trends in the automotive industry. What is out there, what will we see, and how do we need to treat each variety? Presented by PPG Paints

Vehicle Modifications:
How to approach repairing a modified vehicle. Presented by Talk Torque Automotive

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    Who the workshop is suited to:

    • Those involved in the body repair industry
    • Assessors
    • Design Engineers
    • Road Authorities


    0830hrs          Registrations Open + Coffee, Tea & Biscuits
    0900hrs          Presentations Begin
    1045hrs          Morning Tea

    1105hrs          Presentations Continue
    1220hrs          Lunch
    1300hrs          Presentations Continue
    1510hrs          Afternoon Tea
    1530hrs          Presentations Continue
    1630hrs          Event Concludes

    To find out more contact Greg Maratos on 0403 267 166 or in the office on (03) 9676 9568     

    This Workshop will also be available as a Live Online Webinar.
    (Webinar tickets are discounted by 10%)

    Cancellation Policy: There will be no refunds given, however a substitute attendee may be nominated. 

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