The high performance PM materials community prepares to meet in Reutte, Austria

May 15, 2009

The 17th Plansee Seminar will take place in Reutte, Austria, from May 25–29 2009.

This international conference on high performance Powder Metallurgy (PM) materials features more than 100 oral presentations and 132 posters presentations covering the world of PM Refractory Metals and Hard Materials.

General PM technologies such as powder production, sintering and joining are also covered. High-level invited lectures take place throughout the week, including:

  • The Miracle of Innovation – Turbulent Times Require Creative MindsBullinger H.-J.,

    Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Munich, Germany

  • Global Trends in PM Refractory MetalsLeichtfried G.,

    Plansee SE, Reutte, Austria

  • Global Trends in PM Ferrous Parts 

    James W.B.,Hoeganaes Corporation, Cinnaminson, USA

  • Global Trends in PM Hard MaterialsVan den Berg H.,

    Kennametal Technologies GmbH, Essen, Germany

  • Metal Interconnection in TFT-LCD DisplayTsai W.-C., Lin J.-N., Chen P.-L., Wu S.-F., Chen C.-H.,

    AUO Technology Center, AU Optronics, Hsinchu, Taiwan

  • Grain Size Evolution and Grain Size Distributions in Sintered MaterialsGerman R.M.,

    College of Engineering, San Diego State University, USA

  • Study of the Effect of Alloying Elements in Co-WC Based Hardmetals by Phase Equilibrium CalculationsFrisk K.,

    Swerea KIMAB, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Nanostructured Materials – from Funding Hype to Practical NeedsKieback B.,

    Technische Universität Dresden and IFAM, Germany

  • Tungsten Carbide in Oil and Gas Drilling ApplicationsJohn H., Eason J.W., Scott D.E.,

    Baker Hughes Incorporated, Houston, USA

  • From Raw Material to High Performance Cutting ToolsChristoffel K.,

    Sandvik Tooling Deutschland GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Perspectives and Trends of Modern Materials AnalysisOrtner H.M.,

    Department of Chemical Analysis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

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