Scala 3

Opening

09:00
Opening
Günter Bleimann-GatherTEMA Technologie Marketing AG
09:25
Reinventing steel in a world of disruption
Gregory LudkovskyArcelorMittal
09:50
Keynote
Michele Maria TedescoGML - Metals, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
10:15
CO2 mitigation in steel production and by steel application
Hans Bodo LüngenVDEh Steel Institute

E-Mobility I

11:20
Overview lecture
Oliver SchauerteVolkswagen AG
11:45
ArcelorMittal new steel grades offer the solution for Battery Electric Vehicle body challenges
Elie GibeauArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Philippe Guesdon, ArcelorMittal
  • Elie Gibeau, ArcelorMittal
  • Olivier Moriau, ArcelorMittal
12:10
S in motion® Rear chassis for BEV: lightweight steel solutions for battery electric vehicle
Georges LovatoArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Zakariae Abdeddine, ArcelorMittal

E-Mobility II

13:30
Advanced and ultra-high strength steel grades for the automotive industry in the trade off of local and global ductility and weldability
Andreas Pichlervoestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Thomas Hebesberger, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Christian Walch, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Robert Sierlinger, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
13:55
SSAB EV concept – UHSS in electric vehicles
Robert StrömSSAB
14:20
Boosting the power density of highly efficient traction motors in electric drive trains by higher strength lower loss electrical steels
Lode VandenbosscheArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Lisa Lastra, ArcelorMittal Saint-Chély d'Apcher
  • Ahmed Abdallh, ArcelorMittal Global R&D Gent

E-Mobilty III

15:40
Safety and lightweight innovations for battery electric vehicles by using stainless steels
Stefan LindnerOutokumpu Nirosta GmbH
16:05
Car battery cases for larger quantities in lightweight steel construction
Martin HillebrechtEDAG Engineering GmbH

Bainitic steels for flat products

16:30
Hot rolled high strength bainitic steels with enhanced local formability
Maximilian Nagelthyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Heike Denecke-Arnold, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Henrike Bröker, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Andreas Tomitz, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Stephan Kovacs, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Maximilian Nagel, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
16:55
Ultra-high strength bainitic steel and its forming by 150-400° C
Grzegorz KorpalaTechnische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Ulrich Prahl, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Rudolf Kawalla, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Frank Hisker, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Brigitte Hammer, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

Scala 4

Fatigue behaviour

11:20
Fatigue life of cold formed steel wheels: an experimental study
Giorgio GallioMW Italia (CLN group)
  • Luca Actis Comino, MW Italia (CLN group)
11:45
Surface and internal crack initiation during very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) of high-strength steels
Ulrich KruppRWTH Aachen University
  • Sebastian Wesselmecking, RWTH Aachen University
  • Kevin Koschella, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück
  • Alexander Giertler, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück

Joining I

13:30
Fatigue assessment of laser beam and laser hybrid welded butt joints made of ultra-high-strength fine-grained structural steels
Rainer WagenerFraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Benjamin Möller, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Benjamin Seyfried, KIT Steel and Lightweight Structures
  • Rainer Wagener, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Peter Knödel, KIT Steel and Lightweight Structures
  • Tobias Melz, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Thomas Ummenhofer, KIT Steel and Lightweight Structures
13:55
On the effect of bolted joint parameters on the fatigue performance of bolted assemblies in high strength steel
Okan YilmazArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Dimitri Debruyne, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Sam Coppieters, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Okan Yilmaz, ArcelorMittal Global R&D Gent - OCAS N.V.
14:20
Cyclic transient material behaviour of steels for application of strain-life approaches of welds
Rainer WagenerFraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Benjamin Möller, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Matthias Hell, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Rainer Wagener, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Tobias Melz, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Joining II

15:40
Online process monitoring - an approach for process control during resistance spot welding based on electrode displacement
Pascal NimtzOtto von Guericke University Magdeburg
  • Sven Jüttner, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
  • Maximilian Wohner, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
16:05
Predictive process simulation for advanced friction welding applications
David SchmickerSampro GmbH
  • Christoph Rößler, Sampro GmbH
  • David Schmicker, Sampro GmbH
16:30
Advanced modelling technique for multi-material joints in car body components considering crack initiation due to notch effects
Philipp BährFraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Silke Sommer, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Eduard Unruh, Paderborn University
  • David Hein, Paderborn University
  • Gerson Meschut, Paderborn University

Arena 3

Hydrogen resistant steel

11:20
Two steel grades for ultra-high strength bolts/screws with improved hydrogen resistance
Lucie LeclairArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Caroline Persem, ArcelorMittal Gandrange
  • Lucie Leclair, ArcelorMittal Gandrange
  • Bernard Resiak, ArcelorMittal Gandrange
11:45
Hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility of electro-galvanized advanced high strength steels
Andreas Muhrvoestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Gerald Luckeneder, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Thomas Hofmeister, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Daniel Meister, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Ernst Commenda, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Bernhard Haneder, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Klemens Mraczek, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Bernhard Haneder, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Ernst Commenda, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Daniel Meister, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Gerald Luckeneder, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Thomas Hofmeister, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Gerald Luckeneder, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
12:10
Alloying strategies for reducing the hydrogen embrittlement sensitivity of ultra-high strength steels
Hardy MohrbacherNiobelCon bvba

Hydrogen embrittlement / Edge cracking I

13:30
Effects of stress and plastic strain generated by stretch forming on hydrogen embrittlement of ultra high-strength TRIP-aided martensitic steel
Tomohiko HojoTohoku University
  • Fumio Yuse, Kobe Steel, Ltd.
  • Junichiro Kinugasa, Kobe Steel, Ltd.
  • Takahisa Shobu, Japan Atomic Energy Agency
  • Ryo Yasuda, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
  • Ayumi Shiro, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
  • Hiroyuki Saitoh, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
  • Takashi Matsuno, Tottori University
  • Eiji Akiyama, Tohoku University
13:55
New approach to evaluate edge cracking resistance and crashworthiness of thin metallic sheets
Daniel CasellasFundació Eurecat
  • Daniel Casellas, Fundació Eurecat
  • Sergi Parareda, Fundació Eurecat
  • Antoni Lara, Fundació Eurecat
14:20
The role of preparing method on the sheared edge quality and hole expansion of hot-rolled 700 MPa steels
Pekka PlosilaUniversity of Oulu
  • Vili Kesti, SSAB
  • Timo Kauppi, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Antti Kaijalainen, University of Oulu
  • Jaakko Hannula, University of Oulu

Edge cracking II

15:40
Hydraulic bulge testing of metal sheets at elevated temperatures
Daniel StaupendahlErichsen GmbH & Co. KG
16:05
Automated hole expanding test to quantify edge-crack sensitivity of steel sheets
Matthias SchneiderSalzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Sebastian Westhäuser, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Andreas Brinck, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
  • Christian Fricke, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

Stress corrosion cracking

16:30
Stress corrosion cracking of hot forming steels
Carsten LachmannVolkswagen AG
  • Niclas Eick, SMS Elotherm GmbH
16:55
Delayed fracture, stress corrosion cracking: state of the art & mitigation actions
Dominique CornetteArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • C Allely, ArcelorMittal
  • A Aouafi, ArcelorMittal
  • C Cobo, ArcelorMittal
  • T Dieudonne, ArcelorMittal
  • T Sturel, ArcelorMittal

Arena 4

Lightweight forging I

11:20
Lightweight Forging – a success-story in four chapters
Hans-Willi Raedtprosimalys GmbH
  • Alexander Busse, RWTH Aachen University
  • Thomas Wurm, Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
  • Hans-Willi Raedt, Hirschvogel Automotive Group
11:45
Next generation of high strength forging steels
Sergey KonovalovGeorgsmarienhütte GmbH
  • Jens Gervelmeyer, Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
  • Jan C. Florian, Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
12:10
Efficient strategies for controlled cooled lightweight forgings in automotive applications
Johannes ArndtBuderus Edelstahl GmbH
  • Chris-Andre Möller, Buderus Edelstahl GmbH

Lightweight forging II

13:30
Potential for lightweight construction through the using of ultra-high-strength, reduced-dimension fasteners on various assemblies
Florian HeineKAMAX Automotive GmbH
13:55
On the feasibility of forming a connecting rod from sheet metal
Prashant DateIndian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Prashant Date, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Ankit Kumar Pandey, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Bhushan S. Walunj, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology

Bainitic steels for long products/Lightweight strategies I

14:45
Bainite for steering racks – a success story.
Thomas SourmailAscometal
  • André Galtier, Ascometal
  • Antoine Le Bigot, Schmolz & Bickenbach International GmbH
  • Frederic Marchal, Ascometal

Bainitic steels for long products/Lightweight strategies II

15:40
Enhancing properties of bainitic steel SOLAM® B1100 during manufacturing of lightweight forged parts
Marie-Therese Perrot-SimonettaArcelorMittal Europe - Longs Products - Bars & Rods
  • Victor Bordereau, ArcelorMittal
  • Bruno Cofino, ArcelorMittal Global R&D
16:05
Optimization of Tier-X lightweight strategies with the E2P approach
Alexander Bussefka GmbH

Testing I

16:55
Non-destructive detection of near surface defects in steel products using induction thermography
Tanja EiseleEsslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Hermann Lücken, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

Scala 3

Formability

08:30
Microstructure evolution in a hot-dip galvanized complex phase Gigapascal steel combining high yield strength and extraordinary formability
Konstantin MolodovSalzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
08:55
Benefits of using the new complex-phase steel CR780Y980T-CH-GI with an improved formability
Matti Teschner Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Matti Teschner, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH

Forming technology

09:20
Hot stamping tools - Challenges and solutions
Jens Jonas WilzerDörrenberg Edelstahl GmbH
  • Felice Zanellini, Stahl Italia S.r.l.
09:45
Investigation on hot sheet metal forming by means of a longitudinal flux inductor
Florian PfeiferPaderborn University
  • Thomas Tröster, Paderborn University
  • Thorsten Marten, Paderborn University
  • Bernard Nacke, Leibniz University Hannover
  • André Dietrich, Leibniz University Hannover

Intelligent forming processes

10:40
Process related material choice workflow for advanced automotive seat structures
Klaus UnruhFaurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Martin Heuse, Seat Structure Systems, Faurecia Automotive Seating, Stadthagen
  • Martin Meyer, R&D Testing and Validation, Faurecia Automotive Seating, Stadthagen
  • Michael Schwarzenbrunner, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Matthias Flume, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
11:05
Innovative process chain for complex profile forming on adapted rotary draw bending machine
Matthias HermesUniversity of Applied Science South Westphalia
  • Viktor Holstein, University of Applied Science South Westphalia
11:30
Sheet metal hot forging for automotive seating components: innovation for global CO2 reduction
David EvenFaurecia Sièges d’Automobiles
  • David EVEN, Faurecia Automotive Seating
  • Camille EUDELINE, Faurecia Automotive Seating
  • Tose BUZALKOVSKI, Faurecia Automotive Seating

3rd generation AHSS

13:10
3G AHSS and High elongation DP/CP grades, development of a consistent and complementary offer
Henri GuyonArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Alain Magoariec, ArcelorMittal
  • Antoine Moulin, ArcelorMittal
13:35
3rd Generation AHSS – Status and perspective at Baosteel
Aldo AjmarBaosteel
  • Ricky ROSI, Tiberina Group
  • Matteo FERREA, Centro Ricerche FIAT
14:00
Mechanical properties of Q&P steels for safety-relevant car body applications
Yannik SparrerRWTH Aachen University
  • Kevin Bissa, RWTH Aachen University
  • Junhe Lian, Aalto University
  • Wolfgang Bleck, RWTH Aachen University
  • Sebastian Münstermann, RWTH Aachen University

High-ductility steels

15:20
High ductility complex-phase grades: An excellent combination of local and global ductility
Michael Schwarzenbrunnervoestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Erich Berger, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Andreas Pichler, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Thomas Hebesberger, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
15:45
Dual-Phase steel grade with an improved local-global ductility balance
Richard Thiessenthyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Patrick Kuhn, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Georg Paul, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe
16:10
Development and characterization of new low alloyed ultra high strength steel for structural body components
Uwe DiekmannMatplus GmbH
  • Ansgar Hatscher, Volkswagen AG
  • Petra Becker, Matplus GmbH
  • Jaromir Dlouhy, COMTES FHT a.s.
  • Zbysek Novy, COMTES FHT a.s.

Scala 4

Laser welding

08:30
Advancements in laser welding technologies in the field of high strength steel grades
Matthias BeranekTRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH
08:55
Effects of reduced ambient pressure and beam oscillation on gap bridging ability during solid state laser beam welding
Markus KöhlerTechnische Universität Braunschweig
  • Klaus Dilger, Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Jonas Hensel, Technische Universität Braunschweig
09:20
Improving weld mechanical properties in laser beam welded press-hardened martensitic-austenitic steel 1.4034
Martin DahmenFraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology
  • Tobias Melz, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Gökhan Tümkaya, Paderborn University
  • Rainer Wagener, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Matthias Hell, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Benjamin Möller, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
09:45
Laser welding of aluminum-silicon coated 22MnB5 without an additional ablation step
Jana von der HeydtBaosteel Tailored Blanks
  • Michael Keßler, Baosteel Tailored Blanks
  • Christian Both, Baosteel Tailored Blanks

Hybrid joining

10:40
Expanding the application possibilities of arc brazed steel-aluminum-hybrid compounds
Pascal ÖsterreichRWTH Aachen University
  • Thorsten Twiehaus, FEF Forschungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft Fügetechnik GmbH
  • Alexandros Pipinikas, FEF Forschungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft Fügetechnik GmbH
  • Matthias Angerhausen, FEF Forschungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft Fügetechnik GmbH
  • Uwe Reisgen, RWTH Aachen University, Welding and Joining Institute
11:05
A novel approach to joining press-hardenable steels with ultimate tensile strengths above 1500 MPa using conventional MFDC welding equipment
Vincent SchreiberOtto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
  • Sven Jüttner, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
  • Anastasiia Zvorykina, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
  • Moritz Ullrich, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
11:30
Door Ring solution with advanced new line concept
Mario PadovaniBaosteel Tailored Blanks
11:55
Disjoining and repair strategies of structural joints in automotive lightweight structures
Nick ChudallaUniversity of Paderborn
  • Tim Michael Wibbeke, Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • Gerson Meschut, University of Paderborn
  • Aurélie Bartley, Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences
  • Jan Ditter, University of Paderborn

Joining III

13:10
Development of a crash behaviour prediction method for resistance spot welded 3-steel sheet joints
Viktoria OlfertLaboratory for Material and Joining Technology LWF, Paderborn University
  • Gerson Meschut, Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology LWF, Paderborn University
  • Lilia Schuster, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM
  • Silke Sommer, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM
  • David Hein, Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology LWF, Paderborn University
13:35
Influence of curing-induced pre-deformations on the mechanical properties of adhesively bonded joints in steel-intensive mixed-material structures
Felix BeulePaderborn University
  • Dominik Teutenberg, Paderborn University
  • Gerson Meschut, Paderborn University
  • Tobias Aubel, University of Kassel
  • Anton Matzenmiller, University of Kassel
14:00
Robustness and reliability assessment of Single-Sided Spot Welding as a process for sheet to profile joinings for Body in White vehicle structures
Pedro BambergRWTH Aachen University
  • Uwe Reisgen, RWTH Aachen University
  • Alexander Schiebahn, RWTH Aachen University
  • Gregor Gintrowski, RWTH Aachen University

Chassis

15:20
New steel grade for demanding chassis applications
Georg Paulthyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Annette Bäumer, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Arne Schreiber, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Stefan Woestmann, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe
  • Alexander Lange, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

Arena 3

Design of properties I

08:30
The use of ultra-high-strength steels in trailers for lightweighting – Finite-Element Analyses and manufacturing characteristics
Juan Puerta Velasquez ArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • John Vande Voorde, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, OCAS NV
  • Christoph Gerritsen, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, OCAS NV
  • Steven Cooreman, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, OCAS NV
  • Okan Yilmaz, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, OCAS NV
08:55
Prediction and assessment of the quality of deep-drawn sheet metal components by using FEM simulation
Patrick CyronUniversity of Stuttgart
09:20
Hierarchic multiscale simulations including texture and yield surface updates for deep drawing simulation in automotive development
Thomas Petzoldinpro Innovationsgesellschaft für fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH
  • Franz Roters, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • Dirk Roose, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Helmut Richter, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Kim Kose, inpro Innovationsgesellschaft für fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH
  • Piet Kok, Tata Steel Europe
  • Leo Kestens, Delft University of Technology
  • Fengbo Han, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • Hadi Ghiabakloo, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Albert Van Bael, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Carola Celada-Casero, Tata Steel
  • Monireh Azimi, Delft University of Technology
09:45
Numerical simulation of the punching process for the assessment of high strength steel bolted connections
Silke SommerFraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Hemanth Janarthanam, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials

Design of properties II

10:40
Towards integration of advanced material models of steels into digital product development
Uwe DiekmannMatplus GmbH
  • Alex Miron, Matplus GmbH
  • Baris Suemer, Matplus GmbH
  • Igor Alperovich, Matplus GmbH
11:05
ICME-based design of damage tolerant microstructures
Sebastian MünstermannRWTH Aachen University
  • Wenqi Liu, RWTH Aachen University
  • Junhe Lian, Aalto University

Modern steel design

13:10
Wear resistance and formability properties of cladded steels for clutch disc carriers
Hinrich LührsVolkswagen AG
  • Thomas Niendorf, University of Kassel
13:35
Potential of Orbital Formed Tailored Blanks for Industrial Application
Andreas HetzelFriedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Institute of Manufacturing Technology
  • Marion Merklein, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Institute of Manufacturing Technology
  • Michael Lechner, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Institute of Manufacturing Technology
  • Alexander Aman, Otto Vollmann GmbH & Co. KG
  • Kai Büdicker, ZF Friedrichshafen AG
14:00
Innovating for panels: several examples of promising steels solutions
Henri GuyonArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Pascal Lorenzini, ArcelorMittal
  • Cecile Pesci, ArcelorMittal
  • Antoine Moulin, ArcelorMittal

Bending

15:45
Manufacturing of high strength sheet metal parts with enhanced mechanical properties by using tailored embossed blanks
David BriesenickUniversity of Stuttgart
  • Mathias Liewald, University of Stuttgart
  • Stefan Walzer, University of Stuttgart
  • Max Weilenmann, University of Stuttgart
16:10
Influence of martensite morphology on the damage initiation in bending tests of a dual phase steel
Niklas FehlemannRWTH Aachen University
  • Sebastian Münstermann, RWTH Aachen University
  • Markus Könemann, RWTH Aachen University
  • Volkan Göksu, RWTH Aachen University

Arena 4

Tube components for automotive applications I

08:30
Lightweight potential in commercial vehicle due to the use of quadratic and rectangle hollow profiles out of high and higher strength steels
Andre SiegristUniversity of Applied Sciences Osnabrück
  • Christian Schäfers, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück
08:55
New generation of propeller shaft precision steel tubes
Steffen ZimmermannMannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Stephanie Siegfanz, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Steffen Zimmermann, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
09:20
Innovative steel tubes for lighter, safer and more sustainable automobiles
Marcus BistronBenteler Steel/Tube GmbH
  • Thomas Säuberlich, Benteler Steel/Tube GmbH
  • Marcus Bistron, Benteler Steel/Tube GmbH
  • Leonard Rose, Benteler Steel/Tube GmbH
09:45
Injection line solutions for 3.000 bar pressure systems for low emission diesel engines
Sebastian BrustMannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Karl Christoph Meiwes, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Steffen Zimmermann, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Hossein Karbasian, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Andreas Meißner, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Steffen Zimmermann, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH
  • Karl Meiwes, Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH

Tube components for automotive applications II

10:40
Advantages of steel tubular solutions in front crash management systems
Gorka IglesiasArcelorMittal Europe - Tubular Products
11:05
Evolution of tubes for rear torsion-beam axles
Gorka IglesiasArcelorMittal Europe - Tubular Products

Additive manufacturing

11:30
Improved live cycle of automotive components by new steel grades and additive manufacturing
Hans-Günter KrullDeutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co KG
  • Svenja Richert, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel & Co KG
  • Frank van Soest, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel & Co KG
  • Horst Hill, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel & Co KG
11:55
About the cyclic behavior of additively manufactured structures
Matilde ScurriaTEC Eurolab s.r.l.
  • Tobias Melz, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability
  • Rainer Wagener, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability

Heat treatment I

13:10
Alternatives to Mo-added carburizing steels
Simon D. CatteauAscometal France Holding
  • Frédéric Marchal, Ascometal France Holding
  • Thomas Sourmail, Ascometal France Holding
13:35
Air-hardening martensites: Quench and tempering steel properties at the expense of a precipitation hardening ferritic-perlitic steel.
Alexander GramlichRWTH Aachen University
  • Wolfgang Bleck, RWTH Aachen University
  • Tobias Melz, Technical University of Darmstadt
  • Yan Ma, RWTH Aachen University
  • Tobias Schmiedl, Technical University of Darmstadt
  • Vera Wirths, BGH Edelstahl Siegen GmbH
14:00
Control of austenitic grain size during high temperature carburizing
Véronique SmanioArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • François-Xavier Hoche, ArcelorMittal

Heat treatment II

15:20
Improving materials and manufacturing routes of components subjected to Low Pressure Carburizing (LPC)
Volker HeuerALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH
  • Klaus Loeser, ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH

Machinability of components

15:45
Comparative machining tests on stainless steels
Jan NickelTechnische Universität Dortmund
  • Dirk Biermann, Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Clara Herrera, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co. KG
  • Philipp Niederhofer, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co. KG
  • Nils Felinks, Technische Universität Dortmund

Scala 3

Liquid metal embrittlement I

08:30
The role of the material in the LME sensitivity of zinc-coated AHSS for Automotive applications
Ellen van der AaTata Steel Europe
  • Gabe van der Zwaag, Tata Steel
  • Wim Stijger, Tata Steel
  • Zul Husain, Tata Steel
  • He Gao, Tata Steel
08:55
Liquid Metal Embrittlement: status of analysis and countermeasures
Dominique CornetteArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Sriram Sadagopan, ArcelorMittal
  • Hassan Ghassemi, ArcelorMittal
  • Thomas Dupuy, ArcelorMittal
  • S Sriram, ArcelorMittal

Liquid metal embrittlement II

10:40
Investigation of liquid metal embrittlement avoidance strategies for dual phase steels via electro-thermomechanical finite element simulation
Max BieglerFraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology
  • Christoph Böhne, Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology (LWF), Paderborn
  • Gerson Meschut, Laboratory for Material and Joining Technology (LWF), Paderborn
  • Michael Rethmeier, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Modelling and simulation

12:45
Microstructure-sensitive modeling of the damage mechanisms of various multi-phase steels
Junhe LianAalto University
  • Ude Hangen, Bruker Nano GmbH
  • Sebastian Muenstermann, RWTH Aachen University
  • Yannik Sparrer, RWTH Aachen University
  • Wolfgang Bleck, RWTH Aachen University
  • Yuling Chang, RWTH Aachen University
  • Wenqi Liu, Aalto University
13:10
Fracture toughness to assess the fatigue notch factor of high strength steels for chassis parts
Sergi PararedaFundació Eurecat
  • Stefan Golling, Gestamp
  • Henrik Sieurin, Scania CV AB
  • Daniel Casellas, Fundació Eurecat
  • David Frómeta, Fundació Eurecat
  • Antoni Lara, Fundació Eurecat

Press hardening steels

14:30
Emerging PHS success stories
Ludovic DormegnyArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Henri Guyon, ArcelorMittal
  • Pascal Drillet, ArcelorMittal
  • Sebastian Cobo, ArcelorMittal
14:55
Design and processing of next generation press-hardening steels for car body applications
Ansgar HatscherVolkswagen AG
  • Agim Ademaj, Metakus GmbH
  • Markus Loecker, Kirchhoff Automotive Deutschland GmbH
  • Robert Thomas, Volkswagen AG
  • Oliver Schauerte, Volkswagen AG
  • Uwe Diekmann, Matplus GmbH
  • Petra Becker, Matplus GmbH
  • Christoph Ostwald, Volkswagen AG
15:20
Improved geometric accuracy of press hardening parts with tailored properties
Rico HaaseFraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology
  • Verena Psyk, Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology
  • Julia Schoenherr, Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology
  • Rico Haase, Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology

Scala 4

Joining IV

08:30
Use of lockbolt joints for vehicle construction
Mathias SchwarzFraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering
  • Ralf Glienke, University of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar
  • Filip Wegener, Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering
  • Knuth-Michael Henkel, Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering
08:55
Recommendations on the application of high-strength steel bolted connections from the perspective of fatigue performance
Okan YilmazArcelorMittal Global R&D
  • Carlos Jiménez-Peña, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Dimitri Debruyne, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
09:20
Use of slotted holes in bolted connections for commercial vehicle construction
Maik DörreFraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering
  • Knuth-Michael Henkel, Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering
  • Ralf Glienke, University of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar
  • Andreas Ebert, Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering

Surface properties I

10:40
Reduction of tool pollution and galling during stamping of automotive panels
Carel ten HornTata Steel Europe
  • Chiel Dane , Tata Steel
11:05
Investigation of tailored tool surfaces for improving the component quality of sheet-bulk metal forming parts produced by a combined deep-drawing and up-setting process
Johannes HennebergFriedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Robert Schulte, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Marion Merklein, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Surface properties II

12:45
Influence of Tailored Surfaces on the Surface Properties of Sheet-Bulk Metal Formed Parts
Thomas WildFriedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Florian Pilz, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Johannes Henneberg, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Marion Merklein, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
13:10
New type of coating process and product in steel industry
Young Jin KwakPOSCO
  • S.J Hong, POSCO
  • M.J Eom, POSCO
  • H.S Han, POSCO
  • K.P Ko, POSCO
  • W.S Jung, POSCO
  • Y.H Jung, POSCO
  • K.H Nam, POSCO
  • D.Y Lee, POSCO
  • S.H Lee, POSCO
  • Y.J Kwak, POSCO
13:35
New wire coatings for high performance cold heading applications and corrosion protection
Nils KöhlerSaarstahl AG

Crash behaviour

Arena 3

Components in heavy vehicles

08:30
Feasibility study of warm formed ultra-high strength components in heavy vehicle applications
Fredrik LarssonLuleå University of Technology
  • Sergi Parareda Oriol, Fundació Eurecat
  • Henrik Sieurin, Scania CV AB
  • Daniel Casellas, Fundació Eurecat
  • Pär Jonsén, Luleå University of Technology
  • Mats Oldenburg, Luleå University of Technology
  • Markus Sonnleitner, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
08:55
Twist-beam axle and disc brake caliper for commercial vehicle suspension - through standardization and simulation to new applications for hot strip
Jörg EbertEbertconsulting GmbH
  • Ming Tong, Zhenjiang Baohua Semi-Trailer Parts Co,.Ltd
09:20
Fatigue assessment of HSS bolted connections considering effects of manufacturing process
Igor VarfolomeevFraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Leif Bäckman, SSAB
  • Mattias Clarin, SSAB
  • Sergii Moroz, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
09:45
New designed lightweight bus frames
Barbara MundtOutokumpu Nirosta GmbH

Improved properties

10:40
Martensitic cold forming steels with 1700MPa tensile strength: Forming properties that may change the industry.
Manuel OttoSSAB Swedish Steel
11:05
Quenching and partitioning response of vanadium microalloyed TRIP-assisted steel
Olli OjaSSAB
  • Pasi Peura, Tampere University
  • Madan Patnamsetty, Tampere University
  • Petri Jussila, SSAB
  • Shahroz Ahmed, Tampere University
11:30
Performance leaps through intelligent technology solutions
Margarita BambachGMT - Gesellschaft für metallurgische Technologie- und Softwareentwicklung mbH
  • Kristin Helas, GMT - Gesellschaft für metallurgische Technologie- und Softwareentwicklung mbH
  • Linda Oberli, Steeltec AG
  • Michael Kruse, FRIEDRICH KOCKS GMBH & CO KG

Novel hot-rolled steels

12:45
Hot rolled and galvanized steel sheet for high strength automotive components
Ingwer DenksSalzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
  • Patrick Witteler, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
  • Marco Witte, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
13:10
Docol HE-grades with excellent edge ductility
Vili KestiSSAB
  • Pasi Suikkanen, SSAB
  • Antti Kaijalainen, University of Oulu
  • Päivi Rautio, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Raimo Ruoppa, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Raimo Vierelä, Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Pekka Plosila, University of Oulu

Bending T

14:30
3rd Generation advanced high strength steels for high crashworthiness automotive applications
David FrómetaFundació Eurecat
  • Daniele De Caro, Centro Ricerche Fiat
  • Johannes Rehrl, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Clemens Suppan, voestalpine Stahl GmbH
  • Thomas Dieudonné, ArcelorMittal Maizières Research SA
  • Pascal Dietsch, ArcelorMittal Maizières Research SA
  • Jörgen Kajberg, Luleå University of Technology
  • Simon Jonsson, Luleå University of Technology
14:55
Contact-Bending-Fatigue (CBF) tests on high-strength steel for gears (effect of sliding in the circumferential direction)
Daisuke IbaKyoto Institute of Technology
  • Shin Yasuda, Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Takumi Nakamura, Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Ichiro Moriwaki, Kyoto Institute of Technology
15:20
3D-swivel-bending - flexible forming through adjustable tooling technology
Michael SchillerUniversity of Siegen
  • Bernd Engel, University of Siegen

Arena 4

Component properties

08:30
Improving the isotropy of steels for automotive components subjected to multiaxial loadings
Diego HerreroSidenor I+D, S.A.
  • Jacinto Albarran, Sidenor I+D, S.A.
  • Taina Vuoristo, Swerim AB
  • Jacinto Albarran, Sidenor I+D, S.A.
  • Irma Heikkilä, Swerim AB
  • Tobias Seelbach, WZL-RWTH Aachen University
08:55
Improved bainitic TRIP wire rod properties by materials and process design
Marc AckermannRWTH Aachen University/ArcelorMittal Maizières
  • Bertrand Michaut, ArcelorMittal Maizières, Research and Development Bars and Wires
  • Stefan Gremme, ArcelorMittal Duisburg Long Products
  • Wolfgang Bleck, RWTH Aachen University
  • Pascal Buessler, ArcelorMittal Maizières, Research and Development Bars and Wires
  • Bernard Resiak, ArcelorMittal Maizières, Research and Development Bars and Wires
09:20
Improvement of the microstructural characteristics of wire rod by means of optimized rolling equipment
Barbara Ebel-WolfSaarstahl AG
  • Frank Brauer, Saarstahl AG
  • H. Robert Ehl, Saarstahl AG
  • Martin Graus, Saarstahl AG
  • Thomas Nikolay, Saarstahl AG
  • Andreas Gergen, Saarstahl AG
  • Volker Kinsinger, Saarstahl AG

Springs for automotive applications

10:40
The performance of leaf springs at an end or are there future potentials?
Eckehard MüllerBochum University of Applied Sciences
11:05
Application of sound measurements for quality control of wires during the production of technical springs
Daniela SchwerdtUniversity of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar
  • Natalia Lesnych, University of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar
  • Mohammed Salih, University of Applied Sciences Technology Wismar
11:30
Production of Si-Cr-spring steels for suspension and valve springs in direct continuous casting
Simon FernerSaarstahl AG
  • Christian Bruch, Saarstahl AG
  • Martin Graus, Saarstahl AG
  • Martin Graus, Saarstahl AG
  • Barbara Ebel-Wolf, Saarstahl AG

Testing II

12:45
Temperature and stress state dependent fracture phenomena of a high-strength dual-phase steel in an impact tensile test
Markus KönemannRWTH Aachen University
  • Manuel Henrich, RWTH Aachen University
  • Sophie Stebner, RWTH Aachen University
  • Sebastian Münstermann, RWTH Aachen University
13:10
Experimental validation of the flow curve determination with the help of the plane strain compression test on selected high-strength sheet steels
Ilya PeshekhodovFaurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Klaus Unruh, Faurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Ilya Peshekhodov, Faurecia Automotive GmbH
  • Geoffrey Delwarde, Faurecia Automotive GmbH
13:35
Effect of hydrogen on the formability and fracture behaviour of high strength multiphase steels under multiaxial loading
Silke KlitschkeFraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Frank Huberth, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Max Hauber, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials
  • Ken Wackermann, Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
  • Johannes Preussner, Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
  • Dominik Discher, Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
  • Fabien Ebling, Fraunhofer Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM

Medium and high Mn steels

14:30
Available cold-rolled TWIP steel and its properties.
Marco GoeslingBILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG
  • Andreas Tomitz, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Markus Kaizik, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Stephan Kovacs, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Maximilian Nagel, thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH
  • Markus Domogala, BILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG
  • Thomas Thülig, BILSTEIN GmbH & Co. KG
14:55
Tuning microstructure and mechanical properties of B2-strengthened lightweight steels
Alireza ZargaranPohang University of Science and Technology
  • Nack J. Kim, Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology, POSTECH
  • C.H. Nam, Pohang University of Science and Technology
  • G. Park, Pohang University of Science and Technology
  • O. Lee, Pohang University of Science and Technology