Monday, 18 March 2019

18:00 Get-together in the IKV technical centre for fibre-reinforced plastics Seffenter Weg 201, 52074 Aachen

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Introductory Remarks
9:00 Welcome Dr. Ulrich Liman, Covestro Deutschland AG, Leverkusen
9:20 Trends and research activities in the field of PU at Institute of plastics processing Daniel Schneider, M.Sc., IKV - Institute for Plastics Processing, Aachen

Industry 4.0
9:40 Polyurethane 4.0 – Digital trends for improved PU products Dr. Ulrich Liman, Covestro Deutschland AG, Leverkusen
10:10 Innovative metering and mixing technology: On the way to smart process control for Industry 4.0 tba, Hennecke GmbH, St. Augustin
10:40 Coffee break

Sustainable PU applications and technological enablers
11:00 Thermal insulation and non-flammability PU foam for construction applications tba, INOAC Technical Center, Hadano (Japan)
11:30 Potential of CO2-based polyols Dr. Jochen Norwig, Covestro Deutschland AG, Leverkusen
12:00 Lunch

Eco-friendly materials, additives and recycling of PU
13:00 Fire Safety and the Future Role of Flame Retardants in Polyurethanes Dr. Jürgen Troitzsch
13:30 Recycling of end-of-life mattresses into polyol for different PU foam applications Mila Skokova, H & S Anlagentechnik GmbH, Sulingen
14:00 Coffee break

Institutional and fundamental research
14:30 Dry Demoulding – Compatibility of permanent release coating and PU-formulation Dr. Peter Bitomsky, Fraunhofer Institut für Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung (IFAM), Bremen
15:00 Additive Tooling for prototyping – Efficient mould design for vacuum casting of high reactive PU Benjamin Rubin, M. Sc, Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components, Aachen
15:30 Physical foaming of PU using CO2 in the Gas-Counter-Pressure Technology Matthias Heck, M. Sc., IKV - Institute for Plastics Processing, Aachen
16:00 Concluding remarks and farewell

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