Tuesday 10 March 2020

17:30 Pre-registration
Opening exhibition Foyer of the Eurogress Aachen
Get-together with snacks and drinks Foyer of the Eurogress Aachen

Download programme

Download all information about the colloquium here.

Learn more

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome Dr. Herbert Müller, Chairman of the board of the IKV Assosciation of Sponsors; Prof. Ulrich Rüdiger, Rector of the RWTH Aachen University; Prof. Christian Hopmann, Head of the IKV
9:40 Plenary lecture: Closing loops – opportunities for a plastics circular economy Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rainer Dahlmann, IKV
10:05 Plenary lecture: Circular economy – key technology of the 21st century Michael Wiener, DSD – Duales System Holding
10:30 Coffee break and visit to the exhibition
11:00 Award ceremony Georg Menges prize 2020

Europasaal Brüsselsaal K1 Aachen
11:30 Session 1: Process-setup in injection moulding by Human-Machine-Interfaces and AI Session 2: Throughout increase and quality assurance in packaging technology Session 3: Advanced fluid modelling in rubber processing
Challenges and trends of injection moulding control systems | Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Kosthorst, BECKHOFF Automation GmbH & Co. KG Quality assurance and quality improvement in blown film extrusion | Dr. Thomas Gröner, RKW SE Nonlinear viscoelastic models in viscometric and channel flows: State of the art | Dr. Saeid Kheirandish, Arlanxeo Deutschland GmbH
Simulation-based process setup for injection moulding |Pascal Bibow, M.Sc., IKV Increased line efficiency through near-contour cooling in blown film extrusion | Lars Kraus, M.Sc., IKV Modelling of wall slip in silicone rubber compounds | Michael Drach, M.Sc., IKV
Efficient process setup by transfer learning in injection moulding | Yannik Lockner, M.Sc., IKV Investigation of process influences on the flatness quality of blown films by means of laser triangulation | Dipl.-Ing. Can Bakir, IKV Flow visualisation in the internal mixer | Melanie Kostka, M.Sc., IKV
12:30 Lunch break and visit to the exhibition

Europasaal Brüsselsaal K1 Aachen
13:45 Session 4: Precise, reproducible process control for injection moulding Session 5: Simulative optimisation of mixing and die technology in extrusion Session 6: New methods for testing and quality assurance of high-performance FRP
Intelligent cavity pressure measurement for industrial injection moulding processing | Dr.-Ing. Oliver Schnerr, Kistler Instrumente AG Computer simulation of blown film extrusion | Martin Backmann, Windmöller & Hölscher KG Consideration of manufacturing influences in the design of wound CFRP components | Dipl.-Ing. Frank Otremba, NPROXX Jülich GmbH
Mould cavity pressure control by targeted closing of the pin valve gate of the hot runner in the holding pressure phase | Hanna Dornebusch, M.Sc., IKV Optimisation of the mixing and cooling performance of additively manufactured static mixers for extrusion | Malte Schön, M.Sc., IKV Quality control in winding processes for material-optimised design of 700 bar pressure vessels | Nadine Magura, M.Sc., IKV
Development of a cross-phase process control for increasing reproducibility in injection moulding process | Katharina Hornberg, M.Sc., IKV Homogenisation of volume flows in the spiral mandrel die by adaptive flow resistances | Lisa Leuchtenberger, M.Sc., IKV Fatigue testing of GFRP materials for the application in composite leaf springs | Fabian Becker, M.Sc., IKV
14:45 Coffee break and visit to the exhibition
15:15 IKV 360° – Research live at the IKV pilot plants
19:00 Beer colloquium

Thursday, 12 March 2020

9:00 Plenary lecture: Internet of Production – how to benefit from intelligent systems Dipl.-Ing. Mauritius Schmitz, Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University
9:50 Reifenhäuser study prize for the best final thesis Award ceremony
10:00 Coffee break and visit to the exhibition

Europasaal Brüsselsaal K1 Aachen
10:30 Session 7: New injection moulding products using melts loaded with blowing agents Session 8: Integrative simulation methods for optimised injection moulding products Session 9: Plasma modified barriers and membranes
From process to mechanics – the development of foam injected moulding parts by using simulation | Cristoph Hinse, SimpaTec Simulation & Technology Consulting GmbH Challenges along the CAE process chain for plastic parts | Wolfgang Korte, Part Engineering GmbH High barrier packaging and design for recycling | Prof. Dr. Achim Grefenstein, Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH
Improving flowability to achieve high flow lengths for packaging and electronic applications | Yuxiao Zhang, M.Sc., IKV Prediction of weld line strength in amorphous thermoplastics | Steffen Verwaayen, M.Sc., IKV Influence of defect size and distance of neighbouring defects on the permeability of plasmapolymer coated plastics | Stefan Wilski, M.Sc., IKV
Analysis of the foamability of pourable thermosets in injection moulding | Maximilian Kramer, M.Sc., IKV Influence of load frequency and amplitude on the fatigue behaviour of short fibre reinforced plastics | Hakan Celik, M.Sc., IKV Enhancing separation properties of plasma polymerised membranes on polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) substrates by adjusting pulse on-time in PECVD processes | Lara Kleines, M.Sc., IKV

Europasaal Brüsselsaal K1 Aachen
11:40 Session 10: Digital Shadows for data based material and process characterisation Session 11: Multi scale material modelling for predicting part properties Session 12: Developments for the resource-efficient production of PET bottles
How to implement and leverage the digital twin for manufacturing of fibre reinforced composite components | Dr.-Ing. Heinz Neubert, Siemens AG Integrative simulation: Some basics – too simple to neglect | Dr.-Ing. Marcel Brandt, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH Plasma coating technology for PET-bottles | Dr. Sebastian Kytzia, KHS Plasmax GmbH
Classification of polyurethane foams robust to lighting conditions | Jonathan Alms, M.Sc., IKV Development of a quasi-static material model for the design of TPE | Christoph Zimmermann, M.Sc., IKV Material savings by means of optimisation routines for given topload properties of a PET bottle | Malte Schön, M.Sc., IKV
Digital Shadows for cross-domain collaboration in injection moulding | Pascal Bibow, M.Sc., IKV Modelling of the influence of media on mechanical properties of polyamide 66 | Simon Koch, M.Sc., IKV Barrier coating systems for refillable PET-bottles | Montgomery Jaritz, M.Sc., IKV
12:40 Lunch break and visit to the exhibition

Europasaal Brüsselsaal K1 Aachen
14:00 Session 13: Process and design optimisation in additive manufacturing Session 14: Increasing precision in injection moulding by controlled solidification Session 15: Quality features of UD tape-based laminates for forming simulation
Industrial additive manufacturing | Nicolai Lammert, M.Sc. RWTH, Yizumi Germany GmbH Simulation of solidification for injection-moulded technical thermoplastic materials | Armin Kech, Robert Bosch GmbH Overmolding and forming simulations for UD tape laminates | Warden Schijve, SABIC Limburg B.V.
Optimisation of layer bonding in plasticising additive manufacturing through local joining zone temperature control | Lukas Pelzer, M.Sc., IKV Inverse thermal mould design for complex injection compression moulded optical parts | Tobias Hohlweck, M.Sc., IKV Influence of laminate production and quality on the forming behaviour of UD-tape-based laminates | Frederik Block, M.Sc., IKV
Test specimen development for the description of material data in additive manufacturing | Celina Hellmich, M.Sc., IKV Method of iterative self-consistent multiscale simulation of the solidification of semi-crystalline thermoplastics | Jonathan Alms, M.Sc., IKV Modelling of the draping behaviour of unidirectional tapes | Max Ophüls, M.Sc., IKV
15:00 Coffee break and visit to the exhibition

15:15 Plenary lecture: Additive manufacturing for large series - an estimate Dr. Wolfgang Meyer, Volkswagen AG
16:00 Concluding remarks and farewell Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann, Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and Craft at RWTH Aachen University