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Timothy Foecke
Director - NIST Center for Automotive Lightweighting

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8553
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
301-975-6592 Telephone
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These projects are designed to fulfill the mission of NCAL - develop next-generation mechanical and physical measurement tools to generate data that will facilitate the US Auto Industry's incorporation of next-generation advanced lightweight materials into vehicles.  Each benefits from an injection of $2.5 million in equipment acquisitions under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), including the Next-Generation Metal Formability Cruciform System and new High Rate Material Testing Facility.

<=== Click on the links to the left to find out more details about each project.