Simplified Life Cycle Analysis of a Forming Tool in the Automotive Industry [chapter]

F. Klocke, G. Schuh, B. Döbbeler, M. Pitsch, R. Schlosser, D. Lung, D. Assmann, C. Hein, R. Malek
2012 Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable World  
Since climate protection and reduction of carbon emissions have gained increasing significance in research, industry and legislation, it is not only important to reduce energy consumption and emissions of vehicles during the use stage, but throughout the whole life cycle. In the sub-project "Resource-Efficient Tool Manufacturing" of the Green Carbody Technologies Innovation Alliance the life cycle of an integrated forming tool for the manufacturing of car body parts has been analysed. From
more » ... analysed. From casting to tool manufacturing and use stage until recycling processes have been considered and energy and material consumptions have been measured and analysed in a life cycle perspective.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5_14 fatcat:3lmn4uum7zffpnbqjyqr4b2x54