Previous Colloquia

  1. 59. Potentials of low-carbon aluminium products in automotive applications – Ensuring a sustainable mobility throughout the entire life cycle

    On 16.01.2020 Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu M.Sc., fka GmbH talked about "Potentials of low-carbon aluminium products in automotive applications – Ensuring a sustainable mobility throughout the entire life cycle"

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  1. 58. Prüfung der Anfälligkeit von 6000er Aluminiumlegierungen für interkristalline Korrosion

    Am 12.12.2019 berichtete der Lehrstuhl für Korrosion und Korrosionsschutz (KKS) der RWTH Aachen University zum Thema Die Ergebnisse eines AMAP-Projekts „Prüfung der Anfälligkeit von 6000er Aluminiumlegierungen für interkristalline Korrosion“

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  2. 57. New Developments in Selection and Optimization of Material Properties with Total Materia

    On 14.11.2019 Daniel Trost (Total Materia) talked about New Developments in Selection and Optimization of Material Properties with Total Materia

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  3. 56. Batteries as Enabler for Electrification of Mobility – Development Trends of Materials and Systems

    On 10.10.2019 Prof. Dr. Egbert Figgemeier (Lehrstuhl und Institut für Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe / Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet für Alterungsprozesse und Lebensdauerprognose von Batterien - FZ Jülich) talked about Batteries as Enabler for Electrification of Mobility – Development Trends of Materials and Systems

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  4. 55. Automotive E-Mobility To Shake-Up The Material / Process Mix - The Race Has Begun But A U-Turn Towards 2030 Is Possible!

    On 05.09.2019 Ying Zhou, Jesper Ove Larsen, Jost Gärtner (AluMag Automotive GmbH) talked about "Automotive E-Mobility To Shake-Up The Material / Process Mix - The Race Has Begun But A U-Turn Towards 2030 Is Possible!"

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  5. 54. OpenPhase - Microstructure simulation in metallic materials

    On 04.07.2019 Dr. Johannes Görler (OPENPHASE SOLUTIONS GmbH) talked about "OpenPhase - Microstructure simulation in metallic materials"

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  6. 52. Aluminium Alloys for Structural Parts and their Heat Treatment

    On 16.05.2019 Dr. Hubert Koch (TRIMET Aluminium SE) talked about Aluminium Alloys for Structural Parts and their Heat Treatment

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  7. 51. Aluminium markets - current developments and challenges

    On 04.04.2019 Dr. Andreas Postler (Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V. ) talked about "Aluminnium markets - current developments and challanges"

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  8. 50. 37,5 % CO2 reduction target for 2030 - Technological implications of the tightening CO2 regulation

    On 21st March 2019 M.Sc. Christian Harter (fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen) talked about: "37,5 % CO2 reduction target for 2030 - Technological implications of the tightening CO2 regulation".

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  9. 49. Effects of Electrified Powertrains and Driver Assistance on Body Design

    On 14th February 2019 Mr. Holger Richter (Schelgel und Partner) talked about: "Effects of Electrified Powertrains and Driver Assistance on Body Design".

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  10. 48. Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminum Components

    On 31st January 2019 Mr. Stefan Kiersperl (KARL DEUTSCH Prüf- und Messgerätebau GmbH + Co KG) talked about: "Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminum Components".

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  11. 47. Influence of the Surface Structure of Embedded Cylinder Liners on the Degree of Form Fit

    On 28th June 2018 Mr. Thomas Linke (Foseco International Limited) talked about: "Influence of the Surface Structure of Embedded Cylinder Liners on the Degree of Form Fit".

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  12. 46. AMAP P4 Melt Cleanliness in a Nutshell

    On May 24th Dr. Johannes Morscheiser (Aleris Rolled Products Germany GmbH) presented the final report of AMAP project 4 "Melt Cleanliness in a Nutshell".

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  13. 45. Metal characterization at DESY photon facilities: Best practice, benefits and access

    On May 03th Marc Thiry (HZG, Helmholzzentrum Geesthacht) and Sabine Jähmlich (DESY ITT) talked about Metal characterization at DESY photon facilities.

    Keywords: Residual stress, phase analysis, crystallographic texture, DESY ITT, GEMS

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  14. 44. Making Aluminum Scrap Recycling Worth While

    On April 12th Frank van de Winkel (TOMRA Sorting GmbH) talked about Quality improvements of aluminum scrap by sensor based sorting.

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  15. 43. Heißverzug von Sandkernen während des Gießprozesses

    On March 15th Dr.-Ing. Corinna Thomser (MAGMA Gießereitechnologie) presented the final report of AMAP Project 6 "Hot Distortion of Sand Cores".

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  16. 42. "HoDforming" a new hot forming technology for high strength Aluminium alloys

    On February 15th Dr.-Ing. Peter Amborn (HoDforming GmbH) and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Hirsch (Consultant for Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH, F&E / Bonn) talked about: " 'HoDforming' a new hot forming technology for high strength Aluminium alloys".

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  17. 41. Specialities in the prototype castings production: optical measurement and patternless mold manufacturing

    On 16. November 2017 Ph.D. Christian Leroy talked about: "An innovative aluminium value chain to enable more sustainable solutions".

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  1. 40. An innovative aluminium value chain to enable more sustainable solutions

    On 16. November 2017 Ph.D. Christian Leroy talked about: "An innovative aluminium value chain to enable more sustainable solutions".

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  2. 39. Advances in wrought magnesium alloys for lightweight applications

    On 2. November 2017 Dr.-Ing. Talal Al-Samman (Institut für Metalkunde und Metalphysik (IMM) RWTH Aachen University) talked about: "Advances in wrought magnesium alloys for lightweight applications".

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  3. 36. P5: Recycling: Precompetitive Research for CFD Model Development of Aluminium Melting

    On 01.06.2017 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Rombach (Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH) talked about: "Recycling: Precompetitive Research for CFD Model Development of Aluminium Melting".

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  4. 34. Online Monitoring des Texturierungsprozesses

    On 06. April 2017 Dr. Wolfgang Bilstein (AMEPA GmbH) talked about: "Online monitoring of texturing process".

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  5. 33. Vacuum Super Insulation at High Temperatures: Development of a Highly Efficient Thermal Insulation for Applications in the Aluminium Industry

    On 23. March 2017 Mr. Matthias Demharter M. Sc. (ZAE Bayern – Bayerisches Zentrum für Angewandte Energieforschung) talked about: "Vacuum Super Insulation at High Temperatures: Development of a Highly Efficient Thermal Insulation for Applications in the Aluminium Industry".

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  6. 32. Re-defining Driving Experience – Competences & Concepts behind the Research Vehicle SpeedE

    On 16. March 2017 Dr.-Ing. Björn Hören, MBA (fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen) talked about: "Re-defining Driving Experience – Competences & Concepts behind the Research Vehicle SpeedE".

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  7. 31. The Impulse Excitation technique, an innovative NDT method for microstructure and mechanical properties characterization of refractory materials used in the aluminum industry

    On 16. February 2017 Dipl.-Ing. Bart Bollen (IMCE) talked about: "The Impulse Excitation technique, an innovative NDT method for microstructure and mechanical properties characterization of refractory materials used in the aluminum industry". 

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  8. 30. Von der Idee zum Patent - Erfindungen an der RWTH

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  9. 29. Prediction based component and process optimization

    On 15. December 2016 Prof. D. Hartmann (HS Kempten) und Prof. J. Gottschling (Universität Duisburg-Essen) talked about "Prediction based component and process optimization"at AMAP.

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  10. 27. Innovative Aluminum Lightweight Technologies for Aerospace Application

    On 06. October 2016 Dr. Blanka Lenczowski (Airbus Group Innovations) talked about "Innovative Aluminum Lightweight Technologies for Aerospace Application"at AMAP.

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  11. 26. GDA – The German Aluminium Association – a strong partner for Aluminium in Germany, Europe and Worldwide

    On 08. September 2016 Mr. Wolfgang Heidrich and Mr. Jörg Schäfer (GDA Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e. V.) talked about "GDA – The German Aluminium Association – a strong partner for Aluminium in Germany, Europe and Worldwide"at AMAP.

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  12. 25. Aluminium Reduction - Challenges and Opportunities under changing market conditions

    On 25. August 2016 Dr. Till Reek (Trimet Aluminium SE) talked about "Aluminium Reduction - Challenges and Opportunities under changing market conditions"at AMAP.

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  13. 24. Laser Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Parts

    On 11. August 2016 Mr. Christian Hinke (Fraunhofer Institut für Lasertechnik ILT) talked about "Laser Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum Parts"at AMAP.

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  14. 23. Digitalization in Process Industries enables the Fourth Industrial (R)Evolution – „Advantages of gas analysis“

    On 30. June 2016 Mr. Andreas Stimpel (Siemens AG) talked about "Digitalization in Process Industries enables the Fourth Industrial (R)Evolution – „Advantages of gas analysis“"at AMAP. 

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  15. 22. Quality & reliability – prerequisites of 3D printing of Aluminium in industry scale up from 2017

    On 19. May 2016 Mr. Frank Palm (Airbus Group Innovations) talked about "Quality & reliability – prerequisites of 3D printing of Aluminium in industry scale up from 2017" at AMAP.

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  16. 21. Skills of KUKA Industries – references in friction stir welding

    On 7. April 2016 M.Sc. Otto Kellenberger (KUKA Industries) talked about "Skills of KUKA Industries – references in friction stir welding" at AMAP. 

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  17. 19. Industry 4.0 in fabrics industry

    On 25. February 2016 Dr. Fabian Schreiber (Fa. GEMINI BUSINESS SOLUTIONS) talked about "Industry 4.0 in fabrics industy" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  1. 9. Energy Efficiency by Analysis & Management

    On 19. February 2015 Dipl.-Phys. Christoph Kausch (perpendo Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH) talked about "Energy Efficiency by Analysis & Management". The presentation is linked below.

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  2. 8. Fatigue Prediction for Aluminium Materials

    On 15. January 2015 Prof. Dr. Christoph Broeckmann (Institute for Materials Applications in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen) talked about "Fatigue Prediction for Aluminium Materials" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  3. 7. Modern Furnaces for the Aluminium Industry

    On 11. December 2014 Dr. Günter Valder (Otto Junker GmbH, Lammersdorf) and Prof. Dr. Herbert Pfeifer (Department of Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering, RWTH Aachen University) talked about "Modern Furnaces for the Aluminium Industry" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  4. 6. Corrosion and Mikrostructure of high-strength Aluminium alloys - Challenges and Approaches

    On 13. November 2014 Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Daniela Zander (Chair for comprehensive corrosion and corrosionprotection at RWTH Aachen University) talked about „Corrosion and Mikrostructure of high-strength Aluminium alloys - Challenges and Approaches“ at AMAP. 

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  5. 5. From Massalski to Micress® and beyond...

    On 16. October 2014 Dr. Georg J. Schmitz (ACCESS e.V. at the RWTH Aachen University) talked about „From Massalski to Micress® and beyond...“ at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  6. 4. Joining Challenges in Automotive Lightweight Applications

    On 25. September 2014 Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Geffers (Head of Industrial Services & Solutions, Welding and Joining Institute of the RWTH Aachen) talked about „Joining Challenges in Automotive Lightweight Applications“ at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  7. 3. Opportunities and Risks of Open Innovation

    On 21. August 2014 Prof. Dr. John Hagedoorn (Maastricht University) talked about „Opportunities and Risks of Open Innovation“ at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  8. 2. Latest Developments in Recycling Production Residues Employing Coreless Induction Furnaces

    On 12. July 2014 Dr.-Ing. Wilfried Schmitz (OTTO JUNKER GmbH) talked about „Latest Developments in Recycling Production Residues Employing Coreless Induction Furnaces“ at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  9. 18. Becoming a predictive enterprise dedicated to the optimization of materials and processes

    On 03. December 2015 Dr. U. Kerzel (Blue Yonder GmbH) talked about "Becoming a predictive enterprise dedicated to the optimization of materials and processes" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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    Data are the new raw oil – the next industrial revolution has already started. Better decisions based on data are the cornerstone of the new digital strategy to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Based on a wide range of data (e.g. from production, processes, ambient variables, quality measures, ….), Predictive Applications automate large scale decision making and are able to  improve the performance of the key processes significantly.

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  10. 15. Future by Networking

    On 17. September 2015 Dr. Marcus Rauch (Bayern Innovativ / Cluster Neue Werkstoffe) talked about "Future by Networking" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  11. 14. Innovation at the European Space Agency

    On 25. June 2015 Leopold Summerer (Advanced Concepts Team of ESA) talked about "Innovation at the European Space Agency" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  12. 13. State of the art regarding refractories for melting and holding furnaces in the aluminium industry

    On 11. June 2015 Marcel Franken (Gouda Refractories B.V.) talked about "State of the art regarding refractories for melting and holding furnaces in the aluminium industry" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  13. 12. Aluminium Application in Lightweight Electro-car Design

    On 21. May 2015  Dipl.-Ing. Björn Hören (IKA/FKA Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen) talked about "Aluminium Application in Lightweight Electro-car Design" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  14. 10. Environmental Benefits Through Lifecycle Assessment

    On 19. March 2015 Jörg H. Schäfer (GDA - Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie e.V.) talked about "Environmental Benefits Through Lifecycle Assessment" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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  15. 1. Public funding possibilities for research and development

    On 12. June 2014 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Hirsch (Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH) talked about "Public funding possibilities for research and development" at AMAP. The presentation is linked below.

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