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Advanced Moulding Technologies 2011

  1. 1. 2nd Annual Conference Advanced Moulding Technologies Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 June 2011 – Brussels, Belgium Improvement and innovation for plastic products and parts SAVE €200 Register your place before Friday 22nd April 2011*Featuring: Sponsored byProf. Dr. Christoph Jaroschek Stefan SchmidtBielefeld University of Applied Sciences Dipl. –Ing Kunstoff-Institut LuedenscheidMitsuharu KanekoTechnical Specialist, Maximilien SchoengartPolymer Research Group, Research AssistantTechnical Research Centre Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV),Mazda RWTH Aachen University www.advancedmouldingtechnologies.com
  2. 2. 2nd Annual Conference Advanced Moulding Technologies28-29 June 2011– Brussels, BelgiumThe challenge of creating high quality plastics mouldings Day One – Tuesday 28 Juneand products has led to the development of an extensiveand growing range of sophisticated moulding technologies, 09.00 Registration and refreshmentsincluding foaming, gas and water assistance, variotherm,micro-moulding, in-mould decoration and assembly. While 09.30 Chair’s opening remarkssome companies have been quick to exploit the benefits Chris Smith, Editor, European Plastics Newsavailable from these new techniques, many more are yet to 09.40 Getting the basics rightincorporate them within their production portfolio. • Understanding the basic principlesThe 2nd Annual Advanced Moulding Technologies • Optimising processes in injection moulding • When to add advanced moulding technologies and whyConference is designed to provide you with a comprehensive • Benefits versus costunderstanding of the technical processes available to • How to keep production stable and maintain qualityprocessors today and how they can be incorporated to: Prof. Dr. Christoph Jaroschek, Bielefeld University of Applied Sciencesl Improve and add value to existing parts and productsl Achieve new levels of aesthetic and mechanical performance 10.00 We don’t need metal?l Overcome difficult production challenges • Metal substitution material • Conductive like steel Attend this conference to further improve your current Thilo Stier, Innovation Manager, A Schulmanperformance and discover what is possible. Learn who is 10.20 Assisted injection moulding technologiesworking with new techniques and processes. Discuss business • Internal gas / external gas, water, push back and projectile strategies, collaboration, future prospects, market needs and injectiontrends, design and development, prototyping to delivery. • Combinations: liquid cool with gas and water, internal /Take advantage of excellent networking opportunities during external gas, external gas with heat and cool, twomore than six hours of structured breaks over two days. component with plastic expulsion • Customer benefits, technology comparisons • Future developments, industry targets Benefits of attending Matthew Sayer, Technical Director, Cinpres Gas Injection Ltdl Gain an overview of the advanced technologies and 10.50 Questions and discussion techniques availablel Learn how new processes are being applied, what works and 11.05 Tea and Coffee the possibilities Foaming Technologiesl Focus on the exciting developments in heating and cooling techniques as they rapidly grow in popularity 11.30 Core back (expansion) moulding processl Hear Mazda speak about using core back expansion in the • Injection foam moulding technology using super critical fluid automotive sector as a foaming agent and core-back process • Weight savingsl Discuss how to meet OEM desires and requirements for next • Moulding process optimisation generation features and effects – and stay ahead of the game • Application: automotive door module carrierl Implement processes yourself to achieve savings in cost, Mitsuharu Kaneko, Technical Specialist, Polymer Research materials, time, energy, weight – and deliver best results Group, Technical Research Centre, Mazdal Gather expert guidance for best decision making and to justify 11.50 Questions and discussion expenditurel Take away ideas and contacts to follow up on and further your Fluid Technologies business 11.55 New and innovative fluid systems • Possibilities: for new and for existing equipment, mould Who should attend designAll professionals with an interest in the potential for form, function • SmartFoam system: developments, cost savings, equipment and methodsand aesthetics in plastic product and part development including: • Collaboration and customer focusl Polymer research and development managers Ulrich Stieler, Director, Stieler Kunststoff Service GmbHl Design and application engineers 12.15 Cryogenic assisted mouldingl Technical managers and directors • The process, benefits, challenges and case study examplesl Specialists in advanced moulding technologies and techniques Prof. Gordon Smith, Principal Research Fellow, Warwickl Mould makers Universityl Injection moulding machine makers and suppliers 12.35 Water assisted injection mouldingl Resin and additive producers and purchasers • The process and the variantsl Brand owner and OEM design and innovation teams • Benefits compared to gas assisted mouldingl Chief Executive Officers and Chief Technology Officers • Applications Stephan Fleischer, Sales Manager Plastics Industry, Maximator GmbH Forthcoming events 2011 12.55 Questions and discussionl Decorative Automotive Plastics – 4-5 October – Frankfurt, Germany 13.10 Lunchl Plastics in Lightweight Vehicles – 7-9 November – Detroit, USAl Plastics in Medical Devices – 6-7 December – Brussels, Belgium Variothermal TechnologiesFor a full list of forthcoming conferences and events please visit 14.25 Conformal cooling of injection mouldsour website: www.plastics-events.com • Technical necessities • Different application fields, variothermal mould temperature Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities control • Competitive savings potentialLevent Tounjer, Tel: +44 (0)20 8253 9623, Email: ltounjer@crain.com Reiner Westhoff, Project Manager, Contura MTC
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Register online at: www.advancedmouldingtechnologies.comConference enquiries: Tel: +44 (0)20 8253 9621Email: epnconferences@crain.com www.advancedmouldingtechnologies.com14.45 Variothermal – innovative temperature control 10.05 From the idea to the finished product • Future optimisation in cyclical processes: benefits and possibilities • Thin-wall moulding • Active variotherm systems under alternating temperature • In-mould labeling techniques technology: process, typical applications, preconditions for • Turnkey systems optimum success • Application examples • Passive variotherm systems under EcoTemp: process and Rüdiger Grings, Manager, Application Technology, Netstal typical applications Packaging Systems Karlheinz Gruber, PR/CEO, SINGLE Temperiertechnik 10.25 Questions and discussion15.05 Rapid temperature cycling: steam / external induction heating with water cooling 10.35 Tea and Coffee • Introduction to two processes • Benefits analysis Micro Moulding • Compare and contrast: selecting a system • Applications examples 11.00 Current research: micro moulding Raymond Foad, Sales Director, Gas Injection Worldwide Limited • Replication of micro structures by injection moulding • Research into variothermal process control: induction and 15.25 Questions and discussion laser • Superhydrophobic surfaces: moulding and functionalising in 15.40 Tea and coffee one step Maximilien Schoengart, Research Assistant, Institute of Plastics16.05 Variothermal – inductive heating technologies Processing (IKV), RWTH Aachen University • Heat and cool process configuration • Advantages: speed, cost, robust solution 11.20 Ultrasonic micro moulding: a new paradigm in micro moulding • Main application targets and future aims • Technology development, breakthrough Matt Boulanger, Business Development Manager, RocTool • Miniature dimensions without injection moulding • Patent, development, first commercial launch16.25 Combined technologies for variotherm injection moulding Xavier Planta, General Manager, Ultrasion • Using steam as heating medium • Advanced tool concepts, complex parts Multi Component Moulding Technologies and Assembly • Benefit of combining external gas injection, heat and cool Markus Rogge, Department Manager, New Business 11.40 Laser direct structuring and moulded interconnect devices Development, Mitsubishi International • Equation 1 + 1 = 3 • Online and offline technologies overview16.45 Rapid cooling • Results based on a K2010 demonstration mould • Cycle time and cost reduction Stefan Schmidt, Dipl. -Ing, Kunststoff-Institut Luedenscheid • Quality improvement • Optimising the energy balance sheet 12.00 Questions and discussion Stefan Ostwald, Sales and Technical Operations, RMK Group 12.15 Lunch17.05 Questions and discussion 13.45 Robotics • Special solutions and collaboration in using advanced 17.20 Chair’s concluding remarks moulding technologies Andreas Klackl, Robotics Lead, Wittmann Kunststoffgeräte GmbH 17.30 – 18.30 End of day networking drinks reception 14.05 Questions and discussion An opportunity for all conference attendees to share success stories and current challenges, in a relaxed and informal networking environment. Other 14.10 Projectile moulding injection technology Day Two – Wednesday 29 June • The process and innovation • Cooling pipe application: geometrical limit and series08.15 Refreshments • Cowl grill application with integrated sealing Dr Ing Matteo Piazzi, Product Manager for the fluid component,08.45 Chair’s opening remarks Roechling Automotive AG&CoKG Decorative Moulding 14.30 Quality control in extrusion-blow moulding-injection • New single-phase combination technology08.55 Pioneering laser melt technology • Controlling pressures and temperatures • Laser cusing for the toolshop application • Development and use of intelligent control system • Case study examples Dr Isaac Pinyol, Research Project Manager, Plastia Stefan Richardt, Dipl. Ing. (FIH). Regional Sales Manager, Concept Laser GmbH 14.50 Advances in co-injection moulding • Introduction and comparison: European versus U.S. systems09.15 Film insert moulding and in-mould decoration • Review of mouldflow productivity advances, using predictive • Achieving advanced functionality and superior decoration engineering software • Hardcoating for durability and chemical protection • Addition of overflow technologies and combinations • Automotive and white goods case studies Gary Vande Berg, Director of Engineering, Bemis Manufacturing • Next generation product developments Company Dr Jason Lord, Senior Technical Group Scientist, MacDermid Autotype Ltd 15.10 Questions and discussion09.35 Questions and discussion 15.25 Chair’s concluding remarks and close of conference Thin-Wall Technologies09.45 High Speed Injection Moulding • Control and precision • Innovation features • Customer focus Thomas Brettnich, Head of Technology Development, Sumitomo Crain Communications / European Plastics News reserves the right to cancel (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH or alter the programme at any time
  4. 4. How to register 2nd Annual Conference Please check the website for conference Advanced Moulding programme updates Technologies Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 June 2011 – Brussels, Belgium Tel: +44 (0) 20 8253 9621 Fax: +44 (0) 20 8253 9652 Register online at www.advancedmouldingtechnologies.com Email: EPNconferences@crain.com Online: www.advancedmouldingtechnologies.com Post: Crain Communications Limited 4th Floor, Carolyn House, 22-26 Dingwall Road Croydon, Surrey CR0 9XF, UK Venue Le Meridien Brussels, Carrefour de l’Europe3, Brussels, Belgium Accommodation Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. A limited number of bedrooms at a discounted rate of €229 B&B per night have been arranged for delegates at the hotel in Brussels. To book your room, please contact Delegate details Please photocopy this form to register further delegates. beds@venuesearch.co.uk quoting Advanced Moulding Technologies Conference. 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