More than 800 experts at IKV in Aachen. IKV Colloquium 2014. (Photo: TEMA/IKV)

More than 800 experts at IKV in Aachen
More than 800 plastics experts from 19 nations and some 300 companies and institutions attended the 27th IKV International Colloquium Plastics Technology in Aachen on March 19 and 20. The content, the speakers, the new programme concept, over 40 exhibitors and many other new features created lively interest ... >>> more

The next colloquium will take place in Aachen on February 24 and 25, 2016.


Machine handover during the Colloquium in Aachen: Arburg Head of Development Dr. Eberhard Duffner (left) presents an electric Allrounder 270 A to Prof. Dr. Christian Hopmann, Head of the IKV. (Photo: TEMA/IKV)

Micro injection moulding with “inverse screw”

To coincide with the 27th International Colloquium Plastics Technology, the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University put a new electric Allrounder 270 A injection moulding machine from Arburg, Lossburg, into ... >>> more


Professor Christian Hopmann in IKV’s Composites pilot plant holds up the test part produced by gap impregnation (photo: IKV/Winandy)

NRW Innovation Award 2014 goes to IKV

The 2014 Innovation Award of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia will go to Professor Christian Hopmann, head of the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University, for the development of the gap impregnation technology. >>> more


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14 and 15 October 2013 - IKV Conference "Rubber meets Science"

The program covers in two parallel sessions current trends, innovations and challenges in both organic and silicone elastomers. >>> more


Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Thomas Brettnich (left) and Dipl.-Ing. Toru Shiina (right) from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag hand over the all-electric IntElect 100-340 injection moulding machine to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann (photo: Brixius/IKV).

New Sumitomo (SHI) Demag injection moulding machine for IKV pilot plant

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig, Germany, has provided IKV with an all-electric injection moulding machine, type IntElect 100-340. With this machine, which is specially ... >>> more


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