Consumer, Sports, Leisure

For this industry, lightweight materials are used for various applications: skis, tennis rackets, boats and surfboards are just a small sample.Sport- und Freizeitmarkt: Täglich neue Anwendungen für Leichtbaumaterialien (Bild: Fraunhofer)

Many lightweight manufacturing processes in the past have resulted from the requirements of the different products. This is one reason for the variety of processes, which should become more economical and ecological. The main reason for the use of lightweight materials in this industry, however, is always the high performance, like the weight-specific strength, in addition to the high design freedom and the fashionable style.