EPMA’s Energy Seminar to focus on HIP in nuclear applications

January 9, 2024

January 9, 2024

The EPMA’s Energy Seminar will focus on HIP in nuclear applications (Courtesy EPMA)
The EPMA’s Energy Seminar will focus on HIP in nuclear applications (Courtesy EPMA)

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) has announced that its upcoming two-day Energy Seminar will focus on the use of Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) in nuclear applications. The seminar will be held at Institut Universitaire de Technologie Le Creusot, France, and takes place March 12-13, 2024.

The event is open to all and is expected to attract HIP service providers, part makers, end-users and metallurgists in the energy sector.

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The programme includes the following presentations:

  • ‘Development of Powder Metallurgy in the nuclear industry: an overview of Framatome activities on L-PBF and HIP technologies’ Dr Louis Lemarquis, Framatome
  • ‘Modeling of powder densification’ Professor JP Chateau-Cornu, University of Burgundy
  • ‘Atomisation of high-quality steels and superalloys for the energy sector’ Dr Jürgen Cornelius, INTECO GmbH
  • ‘Development of materials for Fusion Energy at CEIT, past and current R&D activities’ Dr Nerea Ordas, CEIT-BRTA
  • ‘Potential Solutions for Large HIP furnace filled with massive powder objects of complex shape’ Dr Yan Liu, Simtec Soft
  • ‘Experience in AM & HIP of Ni-based Superalloys’ Denis Oshchepkov and Anna Larson, Höganäs
  • ‘Sustainable inert gas atomised metal powders for the Energy sector’ Dr Paul Davies, Sandvik Additive
  • ‘FAST/SPS for the nuclear industry: from materials assembly to 3D shapes – a promising technique for nuclear applications’ Dr Arnaud Fregeac, Norimat
  • ‘Advancing Sustainability in manufacturing, a comparative analysis of energy consumption in Hot Isostatic Pressing vs traditional forging process’ Ian Though, Bodycote HIP
  • ‘SPS’ Professor Frédéric Bernard, University of Burgundy

A panel session – ‘Potential and Future of Powder Metallurgy in Nuclear Industry’ – will also be held.

Further information and registration is available here.


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