IIMC 2019 - International Injection Moulding Conference - Programme

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

19.00Get-together in the exhibition area

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

9.00Welcome
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann
Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen (Germany)
9.10New horizons for plastics in automotive applications
Dr.-Ing. Karlheinz Bourdon, Chairman of the IIMC 2019
KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH, München (Germany)
9.30Current developments in automotive applications
tba
10.00Simulation Methodology for Calculating the Fatigue Strength of Injection-Molded Parts
tba
Hirschmann Automotive GmbH, Rankweil (Austria)
10.30Coffee break
11.15Analysis of the influence of processing parameters on foam structure and mechanical properties of foamed thermoplastic elastomers
Yuxiao Zhang, M.Sc. RWTH
Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen (Germany)
12.15Injection moulding of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)
Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison (USA)
12.45Lunch break
14.00Process and measurement data processing as enabler for plastics industry 4.0 (working tilte)
Dr.-Ing. Robert Vaculik
Kistler Instrumente AG, Winterthur (Switzerland)
14.30From data acquisition to machine learning – New chances for injection moulding
Malte Röbig, M.Sc. RWTH
Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen (Germany)
15.00Development of AI systems for smart injection molding based on digital twin
Prof. Seong Jin Park
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang (Korea)
15.30Coffee break
15.45Speed talk presentations
- Participants present their company and current projects
- Subsequent opportunity for discussion
19.00Conference dinner
Restaurant „Ratskeller“, Markt 40, 52062 Aachen


Thursday, 11 April 2019

9.00Welcome
Dr.-Ing. Karlheinz Bourdon, Chairman of the IIMC 2019
9.15The practical implementation of a simulation-driven development approach of high-end products designed from plastics
Dipl.-Ing. Jens van Haag
Code Product Solutions B.V., Schinnen (The Nederlands)
9.45tba
Jae-myoung Son
SK Innovation, Daejeon (Korea)
10.15Coffee break
10.45Series production using additive manufacturing requires new materials - On the processing of polyamide 6 and polypropylene in selective laser sintering
Johannes Lohn, M.Sc.
PROTIQ GmbH, Blomberg (Germany)
11.15Additive manufacturing for agile product development in the automotive industry
Dr. Wolfgang Meyer
Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg (Germany)
11.45Industrial additive manufacturing – Line integration in mass production
Nicolai Lammert, M.Sc. RWTH
YIZUMI Germany GmbH, Aachen (Germany)
12.15Lunch break
13.30Automated optimum design and control technology of injection mold and industry-academia cooperation in Korea
Prof. Byung-Ohk Rhee
Ajou University, Suwon (Korea)
14.00Injection molding of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic single polymer composites
Prof. Dr. Jian Wang
Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing (China)
14.30Process chain from prototype to productive system – intermediate cooling technology for multi-layer lenses
Dipl.-Ing. Theresa Distlbacher
ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH, Schwertberg (Austria)
15.00Concluding remarks
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann
Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen (Germany)
15.15Research live tour
Visit to IKV's technical centres for injection moulding and fibre reinforced plastics
17.00End of conference