Seminar on Die & Mould Technology for Value-Added Manufacturing

Date: 23 Sep 2009 - 23 Sep 2009

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, SIMTech Tower Block, 71 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 638075

Advances in die and mould technology create value-add to manufacturing processes by improving effectiveness, productivity and reducing costs. Find out in this seminar, the recent trends, advances and also future challenges in die & mould technology in manufacturing through talks given by a leading manufacturing expert, Professor Taylan Altan, SIMTech researchers and the industry players. This seminar covers a wide range of topics ranging from state-of-the-art in die and mould design, harnessing simulation for die design, machining and die coatings.  

8.30 am     Registration
9.00 am     Topic 1 : Current Trends in Metal Forming Die & Mould Design and Advanced Simulation Techniques for Metal Forming with
                  Case Studies by Prof Taylan Altan, Professor and Director Centre for Precision formerly known as Engineering Research
                  Centre for Net Shape Manufacturing, The Ohio State University
10.30 am   Tea Beak & Networking
11.00 am   Topic 2 :  Mould and Die Materials/Heat Treatment by Mr Sudo Osamu, Manager, Daido Steel Co. Ltd
12.00 pm   Metal Forming Consortium Announcements
12.15 pm   Lunch
1.00 pm     Topic 3 : PVD Hard Coatings for Liquid Forging Die Applications by Dr Ding Xing Zhao, Research Scientist, SIMTech
1.30 pm     Topic 4 :  Micro-machining and Abrasive Flow Machining for Mould and Die Applications
                  by Dr Liu Kui, Associate Research Scientist, SIMTech
2.00 pm     Topic 5 : Liquid Forging Die Design – Current Trends and Challenges by Dr Su Chun Wei,  Associate Research Scientist, SIMTech
2.30 pm     Topic 6 : Design of Metal Forming Die by Dr Atsushi Danno, Visiting Senior Scientist, SIMTech
3.00 pm     Topic 7 : CAE Simulation on Mould Flow Analysis for Plastic Injection Moulding Process and its Applications 
                  by Mr Chen Ge, Senior Research Engineer, SIMTech
3.30 pm     Topic 8 :Development of Tungsten Carbide via Powder Injection Moulding
                  by Dr Li Tao, Assistant Research Scientist, SIMTech
4.00 pm     Tea Break & Networking

Target Audience
PE industry in machining, surface coating and manufacturing, R&D managers and engineers

Registration Fee : $80 (incl 7% GST)
To book a seat, please register online

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