As well as being the largest exhibition dedicated to the diverse world of ceramics technology, Ceramitec 2012, to be held in Munich, Germany, 22-25 May, will once again be an essential event for the technical ceramics, Powder Injection Moulding (PIM) and Powder Metallurgy (PM) communities.
In addition to featuring a large exhibition area dedicated to PIM, PM and technical ceramics, the Fachverband Pulvermetallurgie (FPM), the trade association of for the German speaking PM community, is presenting a Powder Metallurgy Forum on the afternoon of Tuesday 22 May 2012.
The forum, entitled “Powder Metallurgy Today and Tomorrow”, will be moderated by Prof. Paul Beiss, RWTH Aachen, and is scheduled to include the following presentations:
POWDER METALLURGY DAY
Tuesday 22 May 2012, 13:30 – 15:50
CERAMITEC FORUM Hall B6
Hot isostatic pressing (HIP) of PM-parts
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Broeckmann, Director of the Institute, RWTH Aachen -Institute for Materials Applications in Mechanical Engineering, Aachen
Protective Atmosphere Furnaces in Structural Parts Production
Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Paul Beiss, RWTH Aachen – Institute for Materials Applications in Mechanical Engineering, Aachen
An optimized process for the debinding of extruded hard metals with microwave hybrid heating
Dipl.-Ing. Ingo Cremer, CEO, CREMER Thermoprozessanlagen GmbH, Düren-Konzendorf, Daniel Rumo, Research & Development, EXTRAMET AG, Plaffeien
Rapid sintering of large PM-parts – Examples for Industrial Applications
Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Kessel, Research & Development, FCT Systeme GmbH, Rauenstein
Actual Status of PVD-Hardcoating
Dr.-Ing. Oliver A. Lemmer, Board Member, CemeCon AG, Würselen
Hard coatings deposited by CVD: State of the art
Dr. Helga Holzschuh, Consulting, SuCoTec AG, Liestal
Current status and future perspectives of the MIM technology
Dr.-Ing. Frank Petzoldt, Chairman of the expert group MIM, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Bremen
TECHNICAL CERAMICS DAY
Thursday 24 May 2012
CERAMITEC FORUM Hall B6
There will also be a Technical Ceramics Day on Thursday 24 May 2012 which features a number of presentations that will be of interest to the PIM community. This will be moderated by Dr.-Ing. Michael Zins, Deputy Director, Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme, IKTS and Managing Partner TASK GmbH, Dresden
The following presentations will be of specific interest to the PIM community:
Ceramic injection molding – Complex, multifunctional components and economical assembling possibilities
Jens Graf, Member of the Management Board, Kläger Spritzguss GmbH & Co.KG, Dornstetten
Chances and possibilities of metal and ceramic injection moulding
Hartmut Walcher, Application Development Consulting PIM, Arburg GmbH + Co KG, Lossburg
Technical Ceramic – Ceramic components for energy and environment
Dr.-Ing. Michael Zins, Deputy Director, Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme, IKTS, Managing Partner TASK GmbH, Dresden
Ceramic Components and Technologies from USA
American Ceramics Society, Ohio
The full technical Ceramics Day programme can be viewed on the Ceramitec 2012 website
Participation is free of charge and all lectures will be translated simultaneously into German and English.
Visiting the Ceramitec exhibition
The Ceramitec 2012 exhibition will feature numerous suppliers of processing technology and materials for PIM, as well as specialist component suppliers. The exhibition is open from 22–25 May 2012. Around 15,000 trade visitors from more than 90 countries attended Ceramitec 2009, with more than 60% of visitors based overseas.
IPMD.net and PIM International will be exhibiting on stand 118, Hall B6 – we look forward to seeing you there!
Posted by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]