Birmingham City University's Centre for Advanced Materials specialises in creating engineering solutions through the application of materials led design thinking and analysis. Through our partnership with meridian we are aiming to establish Magnesium as a safe and green lightweight material. 

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Rethinking magnesium for manufacturing

Magnesium is the lightest structural metal in the world; up to around 70% lighter than steel and between 30-50% lighter than aluminium. So why aren't we using magnesium in manufacturing? Makhan Singh dispels the myths aroung Mg.
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Makhan Singh

Business Development Manager

Institute for Sustainable Futures

Research interests: Magnesium, advanced manufacturing.