The Technical Programme for the 11th International Conference Hot Isostatic Pressing, HIP ’14, taking place in Stockholm, Sweden June 9-13, can now be viewed on the conference website. Organised by the International HIP Committee (IHC) and Jernkontoret, the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association, the event will also include an exhibition and offers a number of optional site visits.
The triennial conference will focus on trends, developments and innovations in the field of Hot Isostatic Pressing technology and will cover topics such as material development, production of near net shape (NNS) components, part design and process modelling. Aspects related to Powder Metallurgy (PM) processing, diffusion bonding and part densification will also be included.
The Technical Programme includes sessions focussing on oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, materials, modelling and HIP processes. There will be some 45 oral presentations and around 25 poster presentations during the three days.
A number of awards will be presented at the conference including a life time achievement in HIP technology award. There will also be awards for best part manufactured by HIP, best poster presentation an award for the best student/young researcher.
Optional site visits have been organised for June 13 and include visits to:
- Avure Technologies in Västerås
- Bodycote Hot Isostatic Pressing in Surahammar
- Carpenter Powder Products in Torshälla
- Erasteel in Söderfors