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Industrie trifft Hochschule: Ultraeffizienz-Herstellung von Permanentmagneten zur Ressourcenschonung - Online Event

Industrie trifft Hochschule ist eine Veranstaltungsreihe der Hochschule Pforzheim und der Cluster-Initiative Hochform (WSP - Wirtschaft und Stadtmarketing Pforzheim). Sie dient dazu, den Austausch zwischen Wissenschaft und Praxis zu fördern und die Innovationstätigkeit regionaler Unternehmen zu unterstützen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Themen in den Bereichen Werkstoffe, Werkzeug- und Maschinenbau, neue Produktionsverfahren, Industrie 4.0 und mehr.

Die Veranstaltung am 3. Dezember 2020 ist dem Thema Ultraeffizenz-Herstellung von Permanentmagneten zur Ressourcenschonung gewidmet. Die Vorträge spannen den Bogen von der Herstellung über den Umgang mit Seltenen Erden bis hin zu den Chancen einer sauberen Energiezukunft. SUSMAGPRO Koordinator Prof. Dr. Carlo Burkhardt stellt in diesem Zusammenhang Konzepte, Herausforderungen und Chancen vor.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Programmflyer.

Interessierte Industrievertreter können sich noch bis Montag, den 30. November per Mail an anmelden. Die Teilnehmerzahl ist begrenzt.

01.06.2021. - 02.06.2021.

EPMA: Functional Materials for Energy - Online Event

The seminar organised by the European Powder Metallurgy Association will cover the powder based functional materials that are currently used, or will likely be used, in the energy sector. With the ever-increasing push towards greener energy production and distribution, functional materials can be a key field where Europe can innovate and bring even higher efficiencies in all relevant processes, with consequent advantages in terms of environmental impact at all levels.

The energy sector includes materials in raw materials refining, energy production, energy storage and transportation, etc. Thus, catalysers, high temperature, radiation shielding, heat exchangers, energy storage (including hydrogen and solid-state batteries), electrical materials, semi- and superconductors, are all possible candidates for discussion in the seminar. 

SUSMAGPRO coordinator Prof. Carlo Burkhardt will be presenting about 'Hydrogen Assisted Recycling of Critical Rare Earth Elements for the Energy Sector' and introduce the project. Don't miss this chance to find out more about SUSMAGPRO!

More information and registration on the event website.



MIMplus Webinar with SUSMAGPRO

Consortium partner MIMplus Technologies is organising a training with SUSMAGPRO on the Recycling of NdFeB and Production of Complex New MIM-Magnets.

Metal injection moulding as well as sinter-based additive manufacturing allow the use of a wide range of materials. Especially in the field of difficult-to-machine materials, both processes show their advantages to the fullest. However, development is not yet at an end and new materials are constantly being developed as the example of NdFeB shows.

The webinar deals with special materials for the metal injection moulding process with a special focus on the production of NdFeB magnets with complex geometries from recycled material, as well as from new NdFeB alloys using metal injection moulding.

Topic list:

  • High-end materials for AM and MIM
  • NdFeB, a new material for MIM
  • Recycling of NdFeB magnets
  • AM and MIM as green technologies

Find out more and sign up here

22.02.2022. - 23.02.2022.

PM magnets, bulk metallic glasses, and extreme application materials

The 2022 Functional Materials Seminar will be devoted to some important families of materials and applications, namely “PM magnets, bulk metallic glasses, and extreme application materials”. Three families that have some overlaps and are very central in the quest towards efficient production, transportation and use of energy that is and will be the challenge for Europe to support the EU Green Deal. 

Magnets are increasingly important as they are a key part of the electrical revolution, and they are to a great extent (almost all hard magnets, and a fraction of the soft magnets) produced with powder metallurgical processes. Furthermore, the attention also from the institutional stakeholders in Europe is nowadays very strong as the supply chain is critically dependent on supply from China. 

Metallic glasses are a class of materials that exhibit surprising properties, both mechanical (e.g. elasticity) and physical (e.g. magnetic characteristics). They are also suitable to be shaped by PM and show great potential of application. 

PM can also obtain other special materials (and shapes) for challenging environments like in nuclear plants or high temperature/corrosion processes, for instance oxidation resistant alloys, radiation shields, etc. 

In addition to the lectures, the seminar will also feature a discussion, focused on “Functional Materials and Sustainability”. This will help highlight priorities, possible developments, and applications, etc., also in view of the upcoming funding opportunities.

SUSMAGPRO will be represented by partners MPT and HSPF with presentations on Production of complex shaped NdFeB permanent magnets via Metal Injection Molding and Powder preparation for the production of recycled high-performance NdFeB based permanent magnets. 

Find out more on the event website.