Chainsaw wins magnesium die casting competition

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Euroguss
A chainsaw from the manufacturer Stihl has been awarded first prize in the magnesium die-casting competition. The awards were presented to the winners during the Euroguss.

The prizes are awarded by the Foschungsgemeinschaft Magnesium e. V. and the International Magnesium Association (IMA) for components that are distinguished by their special quality.

These are the prizewinners:
1st place: Piston for professional chainsaw with two-stroke engine, Andreas Stihl AG & Co, KG
2nd place: "High-Voltage" inverter housing (E-Mobility), Stolfig Leichtbau Kompetenzzentrum GmbH
3rd place: Cockpit cross member with visible surfaces, GF Casting Solutions
3rd place: cylinder head cover (BMW R1250), DGH Heidenau GmbH & Co. KG

Special prize: Newly developed, environmentally friendly sand system, Metallgießerei Stauss
Special prize: Newly developed, environmentally friendly sand system, Bindur GmbH