Monday, 5 September 2022*

*This agenda corresponds to the planning status as of August 2022. Updates and additions will be announced here.

Opening of the symposium and welcoming of the participants
Brussels Hall
9:00 Opening by the Institute Management Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann, Head of the Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)
9:10 Welcome by the PPS Prof. Jean-Francois Agassant, Immediate Past President of PPS
9:15 Plenary lecture: How to create Chemistry for a sustainable future Dr. Guiscard Glück, Vice President R&D Engineering Plastics Europe at BASF

Injection moulding – Process optimisation and control Materials – Investigation of mechanical and rheological behaviour of composites Composites – Handling fibre-reinforcement with thermoplastics
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
10:00 Investigations on the applicability of invertible neural networks (INN) in the injection moulding process | Lukas Seifert, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Modelling of process-dependent mechanical properties of oriented and densely compacted high-performance wood-strand polymer composites (HPWCP) | Robert Hartmann, TU Ilmenau, Germany Synergy of fiber surface chemistry and flow: multi-phase transcrystallization in fiber-reinforced thermoplastics | Stan F.S.P. Looijmans, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
10:30 Optimization of heat transfer in injection molds and its impact on process efficiency and part quality | Michael Stricker, TH Köln, Germany Processing of conductive thermoplastic material using PEDOT | Adèle Karst, CNRS, Institut Charles Sadron, France Extrusion of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Sheets | Bastian Richter, TU Ilmenau, Germany
11:00 Part quality control through holistic consideration of cross-phase cavity pressure characteristics in injection moulding | Katharina Hornberg, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Role of Dispersion Mechanism on the Spreading Behavior in Compounding Ternary Blends of PC, SAN, and PMMA | Hyungsu Kim, Dankook University, South Korea Thermoplastic materials in sheet molding compound | Sergej Ilinzeer, Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT, Germany
11:30 Coffee break

Injection Moulding - Special injection moulding technologies for innovative products Materials - Functionalised and reactive materials Composites - Process advances in the manufacturing of fibre-reinforced plastics
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
11:45 The replication fidelity of solid microneedles using injection compression moulding and conventional injection moulding | Tim Evens, KU Leuven, Belgium Functionalisation of Graphene(s) for Light-weighting of Plastics | Tony McNally, University of Warwick, England 3D Skeleton Winding (3DSW) - Overmolding of Wound Continuous Fiber Reinforcements | Björn Beck, Fraunhofer ICT, Germany
12:15 Injection moulding of resonators for locally resonant metamaterial production | Kristof Steijvers, KU Leuven, Belgium Effect of polylactide D-content and processing temperature on the reactivity of Joncryl chain extenders | Yavuz Akdevelioglu, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Development of a direct process for the production of long glass fiber reinforced phenolic resins | Robert Maertens, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
12:45 Material-specific design of direct screw connections for joining injection-moulded thermosets | Max Kramer, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Dielectric monitoring of gelation and cure for a fast-curing epoxy resin | Niklas Lorenz, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Formation of Voids due to Transitions in Permeability and Cavity Diameter during Resin Injection Processes | Benedikt Neitzel, TU Ilmenau, Germany
13:15 Lunch break

Injection moulding - Advances in simulation Materials - Advances in foaming and rubber compounds Rheology - Advances in rheological measurements
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
14:15 Efficient calibration of high-fidelity injection molding simulation using surrogate modeling | Camilo Cruz, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany Importance of mobility and topology of defined polystyrene model architectures in the physical foaming process | Marie-Christin Röpert, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany Development of a hydraulic exit pressure valve in mold-type slit rheometer for measuring pressure effect of viscosity | Byungohk Rhee, Ajou University, South Korea
14:45 Experimental and Simulative Investigation of 2C Injection Molding of Thermoplastics with low Heat Deflection Temperature and LSR Using Dynamic Temperature Control | Mohammad Ali Nikousaleh, Universität Kassel, Germany The Effects of Acrylo-POSS Nanoparticles on the Adhesion Properties of Rayon Cord and Natural Rubber Skim Compound | Mehmet Kodal, Kocaeli University, Turkey Recent Practice in F.E.A.R. Rheology using the Screw Rheometer | Myoung-Ho Kim, Hannam University, South Korea
15:15 Prediction of morphology evolution during injection molding of thermoplastic polymers | Roberto Pantani, University of Salerno, Italy Mechanical and Morphological Properties of PP/EPDM based thermoplastic vulcanizates: “A-POSS as a Coagent” | Mehmet Kodal, Kocaeli University, Turkey Investigation of Effects of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles on Rheological Properties and Foamability of PP-TiO2 Nanocomposite for EMI Shielding Applications | Mayank Prakash, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
15:45 Coffee break

Injection moulding - Simulation and Process Modelling Joining technologies – Advances in welding
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 (no session) Berlin Hall 2-3
16:15 Thermoset injection molding - Simulation vs. experimental data | Armin Kech, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany Hot Gas Butt Welding - Heating and welding behaviour of a slit die | Mirko Albrecht, TU Chemnitz, Germany
16:45 Predicting mechanical properties of semi-crystalline thermoplastics from temperature profiles during cooling by artificial neural networks | Jonathan Alms, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Development of scale-up rules for the quasi-simultaneous laser transmission welding (LTW) of thermoplastics | Theresa Arndt, Universität Paderborn, Germany
17:15 Morphology formation during injection molding of semi-crystalline thermoplastics | Ines Kühnert, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Germany

Tuesday, 6 September 2022*

*This agenda corresponds to the planning status as of August 2022. Updates and additions will be announced here.

Welcoming the participants
Brussels Hall
9:00 Welcome by the IKV Institute Management Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann, Head of the IKV - Institute for Plastics Processing
9:05 Plenarvortrag: Approaches for Circular Economy at Bosch Corporate Research Dr. Gerrit Huelder, Senior Manager Corporate Research - Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Polymers bei Robert Bosch GmbH

Circular Economy – Advances in plastic recycling Additive manufacturing – Advances in FDM manufacturing Extrusion – Quality control and support systems in extrusion
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
9:50 Upgrading post-consumer polyolefin recyclates with advanced polypropylene copolymers | Markus Gahleitner, Borealis Polyolefine GmbH, Linz, Austria Meso-structural mesh generation for toolpath-based modelling of fused filament fabrication parts | Sepehr Mirzaei, Universität Stuttgart, Germany Advances in Mixing Element Design | Sebastian Hube, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
10:20 Investigations of Thermomechanical Recycling of Flame Retarded PET: A Combined Experimental and ReaxFF Molecular Dynamics Study | Jiuke Chen,, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology, Switzerland Additive manufacturing of bio-based and biodegradable composites for biomedical applications | Alberto Giubilini, Politecnico di Torino, Italy Development of simulation based assistant systems for automatic identification of the process conditions and derivation of recommendations to optimize the operating point for a profile extrusion line | Jonas Köllermeier, University Paderborn, Germany
10:50 Mechanical recycling of multilayer films: A new approach with forced assembly layer coextrusion | Mohamed Yousfi, INSA Lyon, France Mechanical properties of multi-material polymers additively manufactured with Fused Layer Modeling using a single nozzle | Stefan Junk, Univerersity of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany Development of a decision support system for profile extrusion | Jana Sasse, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
11:20 Coffee break

Circular economy – Modelling and evaluation in circular economy Additive manufacturing – Advances in materials for additive manufacturing Extrusion– Handling gases in manufacturing processes
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
11:45 A conception of a toolbox for quality control along the value chain of rigid PO recycling | M. Hassan Akhras, Competence Center CHASE GmbH, Austria The influence of the temperature profile during laser sintering on the crystallization kinetics of polyamide12 | Charlotte Poisson, KU Leuven, Belgium A comparative study to model the devolatilization process in an extruder | Chi Nghia Chung, Competence Center CHASE GmbH, Austria
12:15 Electron induced reactive processing - a sustainable method for preparation of polymer compounds | Michael Thomas Müller, Leibniz Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Germany Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) of Thermoreversible Diels-Alder Thermosets | Kenneth Cerdan-Gomez, KU Leuven, Belgium Analysis and Modelling of Extrusion Foaming Behaviour of Polyolefins using Isobutane and CO2 | Edith Peuvrel-Disdier, MINES ParisTech, France
12:45 LCAs for Plastics End-of-Life: Limitations and potential of a powerful tool | Felicitas Pellengahr, Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials, Netherlands Processability of PP/sisal fibre composites having near critical fibre length and its microcellular foams for sound absorption applications | Ajit Bhagat, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India Conveying Characteristics of co-Rotating twin-screw extruder kneading blocks – Comparison of various modeling approaches | Wolfgang Roland, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
13:15 Lunch break

Circular economy - Investigation of new materials and materials processing Additive manufacturing - Innovative products by additive manufacturing Moulding technologies in the fields of quality control and digitalisation
Brussels Hall Berlin Hall 1 Berlin Hall 2-3
14:15 Sustainability assessment of processing bio-based colourants for packaging applications | Marco Serafini, Maastricht University, Germany Reversible processing of dynamic covalent polymer networks for self-healing soft robotic applications | Joost Brancart, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium Motion Control in Robotic Rotational Moulding | Hangtian Zhou, Queen's University Belfast, Ireland
14:45 Polyhydroxybutyrates for a circular economy: Mechanical and Thermal Characterization | Priyanka Main, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria A 3D printing route targeting footwear comfort | Olga Carneiro, University of Minho, Portugal Digitizing the digitization | Marc Kurz, SimpaTec GmbH, Germany
15:15 Direct Injection Molding of recycled thermoplastics using a two-stage process including melt filtration and degassing | Thomas Koepplmayr, Engel Austria GmbH, Austria Investigation of Foaming Qualities Control for Microcellular Injection Molded Thermoplastic Elastomers | Shia Chung Chen, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
15:45 Coffee break

Brussels Hall
16:00 Closing Remarks by the institute management of IKV and PPS Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann, Head of the IKV - Institute for Plastics Processing and Prof. Jean-Francois Agassant, Immediate Past President of PPS