The 18th Plansee Seminar is an international conference which presents new insights in the field of refractory metals and hardmaterials. It will take place at the headquarters of the Plansee Group in Reutte, Austria from 3–7 June, 2013.

The programme will run as follows.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013 

14:00 - 22:00 Registration Desk Open

Monday, 3 June, 2013 

09:00 - 09:45 Opening Ceremony 

 09:45 - 12:00 Opening Session 

 09:45 Leadership, Innovation, Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities in a Globalized World 

Simon H., Simon-Kucher & Partners, Germany 

10:30 Global Trends in the PM Refractory Metals Industry, Shashkov D., H.C. Starck Inc., USA 

11:00 Global R&D Trends in the P/M Hard Metals Industry, Norgren S, García J, Blomqvist A, Yin L 

Sandvik Mining R&D Rock Tools, Sweden, Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden, Sandvik Hard Materials R&D, China 

11:30 A Sustainable Pathway for the Recovery and Recycling of Refractory Metals: A Strategy for the Management of Critical Materials, Apelian D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA 

13:30 - 15:40 Hard Materials - Materials 1 

13:30 Processing and Properties of Functionally Graded Hardmetals, Fang Z.Z., Fan P., Xu W, Kyusup H, Haitao W, Jun G, University of Utah, USA, Heavystone Lab LLC, USA 

14:00 Design of Graded Cemented Carbides with Fe-Ni-Co Binders Assisted by Thermodynamic and Kinetic Modeling, García J, Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden 

14:20 Cobalt Layer Formation: New Insights and In Situ Observations, Sachet E, Mühlbauer G, Schubert W.-D, Kubo Y, North Carolina State University, USA, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Hitachi Tool Engineering, Ltd., Japan 

14:40 Cobalt Capping: A Technique for Improving the Transverse Rupture Strength, Fracture Toughness and Wettability by Braze Alloys of WC-Co Hardmetals, Konyashin I, Hlawatschek S, Ries B, Lachmann F, Vukovic M, Element Six GmbH, Germany 

15:00 Miraculous Massive Migration Behavior of Rare Earth Additives in WC–Co Cemented Carbides, Zhang L, Chen S, Wang Z, Feng Y.-p, Wan Q, Ke R, State Key Laboratory of Powder Metallurgy, Central South University, China, Changsha Mining and Metallurgy Research Institute Co., Ltd., China 

15:20 Effect of Carbon Activity on the Shape and Size Distribution of WC, Borgh I, Hedström P, Persson T, Norgren S, Borgenstam A, Ågren J, Odqvist J, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Seco Tools AB, Sweden, Sandvik Mining R&D Rock Tools, Sweden 

16:00 - 17:50 Refractory Metals - Materials 1 

16:00 Recovery and Recrystallization Behavior of Technically Pure Molybdenum, Primig S, Leitner H, Knabl W, Lorich A, Stickler R, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, PLANSEE SE, Austria, University of Vienna, Austria 

16:30 Strengthening Mechanisms of the Molybdenum Based Alloy MHC, Pöhl C, Schatte J, Leitner H, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, PLANSEE SE, Austria 

16:50 The Study on High Temperature Stability of Carbon in Carbon-Added Molybdenum and TZM Alloy, Kadokura T, Hiraoka Y, Itohara T, Ikegaya A, A.L.M.T. Corp., Japan, Okayama University of Science, Japan 

17:10 Structural Mo-Ti-Zr-C Alloys: Room for Improvement?, Lipkin D, Dheeradhada V, Rogers K, Tiearney T, Kar S, GE Global Research, USA, GE Healthcare, USA, IIT-Kharagpur, India 

17:30 Thermal Analysis, Transformations and Properties of Pt- and Pd-Alloyed Zr-Nb Alloys, Gasik M, Nomura N, Kondo R, Hanawa T, Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Finland, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan 

16:00 - 17:50 Poster Session Hard Materials - Materials 

Effect of NiAl on the WC Morphology in WC-Co-NiAl Composites, Long J, Zhang Z, Xu T, Wei X, Lu B, State Key Laboratory of Cemented Carbide, China 

Controlling Cobalt Capping in Sintering Process for Cermets, Englund S, Haglöf F, García J, Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden 

Influence of Co Content on the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Ultrafine WC-Co-VC Hard Alloy, Shi K, Dong K, Jiang Q, Zhou K, Central South University, China Zigong Cemented Carbide Co., Ltd., China 

Nickel-Based Binding Phase Effect Upon Selected Properties of Supercoarse Sintered Carbides, Richter J, Krajzel J, Silesian University of Technology, Poland, Wegliki Spiekane BAILDONIT, Poland 

Effects of a TiC Coating on Diamonds: Structure, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties, Oliveira L, Cabral S, Filgueira M, State University of North Fluminense, Brazil 

Grain Growth During Sintering of Tungsten Carbide Ceramics, Poetschke J, Richter V, Gestrich T, Michaelis A, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany 

Sintering Features and Mechanical Properties of WC-316L Composite, Santos A, Gomes U.U, Furukava M, Franciné C, Pereira C, Filgueira M, UFRN, Brazil, UENF, Brazil 

Structural Ceramics in Functionally Gradient, Bertolete M.C, Machado I.F, Fredericci C, University of São Paulo, Brazil, Center for Processes and Products Technology (CTPP), São Paulo, Brazil 

Reactive Sintering of WC-Cr-Co Hardmetals, Juhani K, Pirso J, Tarraste M, Viljus M, Letunovitš S, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia 

Interdependencies of Grain-Growth Inhibitor Diffusion in WC-Co Hardmetals, Buchegger C, Langlade J, Lengauer W, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, CNRS, France 

Surface- and Interface-Zone Evolution of Cermets and Cermet/Hardmetal Laminates, Wawrzik S, De Barros T, Lengauer W, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Polytech Clermont-Ferrand, France 

The Influence of TiC Powder to Reactive Sintered TiC-NiMo Cermets Microstructure and Mechanical Properties, Jõeleht M, Pirso J, Juhani K, Viljus M, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia 

Microstructure Evolution of WC-TiC-Co Cemented Carbides During Reactive Sintering, Tarraste M, Juhani K, Pirso J, Viljus M, Letunovitš S, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia 

PM Processing and Characterization of Fe-Cu-Co-Diamond Composites, Filgueira M, Oliveira L, Gomes U.U, State University of North Fluminense, Brazil, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil 

A Thermodynamic Description of the Al-C-Ni-W Quaternary Cemented Carbide System, Wang Y, Chen C, Zhang Z, Long J, Xu T, Du Y, Central South University, China, State Key Laboratory of Cemented Carbide, China 

Microstructure and Properties of Cemented Carbides Prepared by In-situ Synthesized Composite Powder, Wei C, Song X, Fu J, Liu X, Wang H, Gao Y, Wang Y, Beijing University of Technology, China 

On the Formation of Precipitations in Highly (Cr,V)-Doped Cemented Carbides, Toufar C, Schubert W.-D, Hashiya M, Kubo Y, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Hitachi Tool Engineering, Japan 

Design, processing and mechanical behaviour of Cermet/WC-Co laminates, Gotor F.J, Córdoba J.M, Torres Y,  Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, Spain, Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica y de los Materiales-Universidad de Sevilla, Spain 

The International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials – an Update, Ortner H.M, Darmstadt University of Technology, Austria 

 16:00 - 17:50 Poster Session Hard Materials - Applications 

Tribological behavior of hardfacing materials in PWR environment, Chitty W.-J, Cedat D, AREVA, France 

Applications of PM Hard Materials to Scrapers of Railway Machines, Besleaga C, Negriu R.M, Popescu I, Badea S.G, Econet Prod Bucharest, Romania 

Design Optimization of Complex Shaped Cutting Tool Systems on the Examples of a Lightweight Crankshaft Milling Cutter and a Lightweight Chasing Wheel System, Hosp A, Valentini B, Gerzoskovitz S, Brandhofer H, Schleinkofer U, Plankensteiner A, CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria, PLANSEE SE, Austria 

High Performance Ultrafine Cemented Carbides and Its Application, Wei C, Song X, Fu J, Liu X, Nie Z, Guo G, Beijing University of Technology, China 

Tuesday, 4 June, 2013 

08:00 - 10:00 Refractory Metals - Applications 

08:00 Substitution of Thoria Additions by Lanthanum-Oxide Doping in Electrodes for Atmospheric Plasma Spraying, Heißl M, Mitterer C, Granzer T, Schröder J, Kathrein M, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany, PLANSEE SE, Austria 

08:20 Tungsten Heavy Alloys for Collimators and Shieldings in the X-ray Diagnostics, Handtrack D, Tabernig B, Kestler H, Pohl P, Glatz W, PLANSEE SE, Austria 

08:40 Development of Tungsten-Based Materials for Fusion Engineering Applications, Smith G, Armstrong D, Beck C, Edmondson P, Gibson J, Hanna L, Xu A, Yi X, Grant P.S, Marrow J, Moody M, Roberts S.G, Oxford University, United Kingdom 

09:00 Recent Advances in Ta Thin Film Applications, Abouaf M, Kumar P, H.C. Starck Inc., USA 

09:20 Co-sputtered Mo-W and Mo-Nb Thin Films, Sun S, Rozak G, Zhang Q, H.C. Starck, USA 

09:40 Molybdenum and Tungsten Trioxides and Their Solid Solution for Germ-Free Surfaces, Guggenbichler J.P, Lackner M, AMiSTec GmbH & Co. KG, Austria 

10:20 - 12:20 Hard Materials - Applications

10:20 Precipitation of M7C3 Carbides During Sintering of TiCN-WC-Ni-Co-Cr Alloys Used in Hot Rolling Applications, Sánchez-Moreno J.M, Iparraguirre I, Rodriguez N, Ibarreta F, Martinez R, CEIT-Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones, Spain, FMD-CARBIDE, Spain 

10:40 New Applications for Polymer Matrix Materials Based on Hard Material Fillers, Kayser A, ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co.KG, Germany 

11:00 Investigations on Adhesive Wear Mechanism in Turning of Stainless Steels, Collin M, Sandvik Coromant, Sweden 

11:20 Effect of Gradation by Reactive Imbibition on Commercial WC-Co Drilling Tools Used in Oil and Gas Industries, Ther O, Colin C, Gerbaud L, Dourfaye A, Mines Paristech, France, Varel Europe, France 

11:40 Chromium Containing TiAlN Coatings for Metal Cutting, Kohlscheen J, van den Berg H, Kennametal Shared Services GmbH, Germany 

12:00 A Tribological Approach Towards Engineering the Wear Behavior of PVD Coatings, Morstein M, Dessarzin P, Karvankova P, PLATIT AG, Switzerland 

10:20 - 12:20 Poster Session

Refractory Metals - Materials, Dynamic Behavior and Failure Characteristics of an Extruded Tungsten Heavy Alloy at Elevated Temperatures, Fan J.L, State Key Laboratory for Powder Metallurgy of Central South University, China 

 The Effect of Molybdenum Powder Micro-Morphology on Properties of Molybdenum Products, An G, Liu R.Z, Li J, Sun Y.J, Sun J, Jinduicheng Molybdenum Group Co., Ltd., China, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China 

(Mo,W)5Si3 and (Mo, W)Si2 Silicides Interaction with Carbon, Gnesin B, Gnesin I, Nekrasov A, ISSP, Russia, IEM, Russia 

Characteristics of a Multicomponent and Low-Density Nb-Ti-Al Alloy, Feng W, Xin Z, Run B, Xiaomei C, Xiaoming Z, Zhongkui L., Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China 

The Reaction Behavior of Carbon in TZM Alloy, Lai Ping L, Jing L, Xiao Hui L, Guodong W, Xin Z, Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China 

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Mo-05Y-05Ce Alloy Wire Strengthened by Nanometer Particles, Liu R, Feng P, Yang Q, Zhao H, Fu J, JDC Moly Corporation, China 

Controllable Synthesis of One Dimensional W/WO2.72 Heterostructure Via Chemical Vapor Deposition, Liu X, He Y, Lin N, Central South University, China 

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Mo-LaO3-ZrB2 Alloys, Zhang G, Zhang H, Sun Y, Liu G, Liu D, Xi'an University of Technology, China, Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co. Ltd. of China, China, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China 

Evolution of Microstructure and Strength in Doped Tungsten Wire, Schade P, HTM Consulting, Germany 

Preparation of Tungsten and Molybdenum Plates with Uniform Grain Structure, Wei X, Xu T, Zhang Z, Fu C, Long J, State Key Laboratory of Cemented Carbide, China, Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Corp.Ltd., China 

Pyrovacuum Refining of V-Cr-Ti Alloys Produced by Aluminothermic Reduction, Kumar S, Mukherjee A, Krishnamurthy N, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India 

Bulk Rhenium Production Based on Plasma Reduction of Ammonium Perrhenate, Samokhin A, Alexeev N, Don G, Novikov A, Fadeev A, Blagoveschensky Y, Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russia, DRAGTSVETMET, Russia 

 Characterization of the Precipitation Mechanism in the Molybdenum Based Alloy MHC, Lang D, Pöhl C, Schatte J, Leitner H, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, PLANSEE SE, Austria 

The Influence of a Mo5SiB2 Interlayer on the Oxidation and Diffusion Behavior of Boron Containing MoSi2 and Mo5Si3 Coatings on Mo-9Si-8B Alloys, Lange A, Braun R, Kestler H, Heilmaier M, German Aerospace Center, Germany, PLANSEE SE, Austria, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany 

 Method of Manufacturing of Composite Based on Powder Chromium, Slys I, Brodnikovskyi M, Brodnikovskyi I, Frantcevych institute for problems of materials science, Ukraine 

New High-Temperature Protective Coatings for Carbon-Based Composite Materials, Terentieva V, Astapov A, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies), Russia 

The Effect of Melt Cooling Rate on the Structure and High Temperature Mechanical Properties of Nb-18.7 at.% Si Alloy, Karpov M, Vnukov V, Korzhov V, Stroganova T, Zheltyakva I, Prokhorov D, Gnesin I, Kiyko V, Kolobov Y, Golosov E, Institute of Solid State Physics RAS, Russia, Belgorod State University, Russia 

Structure and Mechanical Properties of Nb-Al System Alloys with Intermetallide Hardening, Karpov M, Vnukov V, Korzhov V, Zheltyakva I, Prokhorov D, Gnesin I, Kiyko V, Kolobov Y, Golosov E, Nekrasov A., Institute of Solid State Physics RAS, Russia, Belgorod State University, Russia, Institute of Experimental Mineralogy RAS, Russia 

Study on New TIG-Electrodes Containing a Mix of Metal Oxides, Gobran H, Zimmermann M, Goryeva T, Bayerische Metallwerk GmbH, Germany, Gesellschaft für Wolfram Industrie GmbH, Germany 

The Thermal Properties and Microstructures of Tungsten Thick Coatings for Plasma Facing Components by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Song J, Yu Y, Peng F, Zhuang Z, Lian Y, Liu X, Xiamen Honglu Tungsten & Molybdenum Industry Co. Ltd, China, China National R&D Center for Tungsten Technology, Xiamen Tungsten Co. Ltd, China, Fusion Reactor Design & Material Division, Southwestern Institute of Physics, China 

Mechanical Properties of Molybdenum Alloys Subjected to Dilute Carbon Monoxide Gas Heating, Nagae M, Ise N, Kadokura T, Takida T, Ikegaya A, Takada J, Hiraoka Y, Research Institute for Applied Science (RIAS), Japan, A.L.M.T. TECH Inc., Japan, Okayama University, Japan, 4Okayama University of Science, Japan 

Manufacturing of Mo Preforms with Defined Porosity for Subsequent Reactive Infiltration, Dadal E, Gierl C, Danninger H, Sencekova L, Izdinsky K, Simancik F, TU Wien, Austria, UMMS-SAV, Slovakia 

Alloying Cr-CrSi with Germanium: A Modification Towards an Alloy for Ultra High Temperature Applications, Soleimani-Dorcheh A, Schütze M, Galetz M, DECHEMA Forschungsinstitut, Germany 

Preparation for Mo/Cu FGM With Continuous Gradient, Wu Z, Li X.-w, Bu C.-y, JDC Molybdenum Co., LTD, China 

 High Thermal Conductivity Diamond-Metal Composite Prepared by High-Pressure-High-Temperature Technique for Heat Sinks, Chen H, Li S, Jia C, ShenZhen HAIMINGRUN Industrial CO.LTD, China, Department of Advanced Materials & Technology, University of Science Technology Beijing, China 

10:20 - 12:20 Poster Session Refractory Metals - Applications 

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Tungsten Coatings on X-ray Rotating Light Anodes Made of Carbon-Based Materials, Huot G, Fellmann V, Poirel H, ACERDE SAS, France 

Sputtering of Rotary and Planar Mo Targets, Sun S, Zhang Q, Zeman G  H.C. Starck, USA     

Possible Applications of Tungsten Materials in Power Production and Future Large-Scale Projects  Rieth M, Reiser J, Hoffmann A, Knabl W, Schulmeyer W, Commin L, Antusch S  KIT, Germany PLANSEE SE, Austria     

Thermal Shock Response of Tungsten Grades at High Base Temperatures  Wirtz M, Linke J, Pintsuk G, Uytdenhouwen I  Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany SCK CEN Mol, Belgium       

High Temperature Corrosion Resistant Thermal Spray Coated and HIPed FeNiCrAl for Oxycombustion Application  Oksa M, Tuurna S, Lagerbom J, Mäkipää M, Suhonen T, Virta J  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland       

New Design Solutions for Thermal Insulation Systems for High-Temperature Furnaces  Valentini B, Plankensteiner A, Grohs C  PLANSEE SE, Austria       

Up-scaling of Vertical Target Plasma Facing Units for the ITER Divertor  Huber T, Zabernig A, Wagner J, Löffler C, Trost C, Schulmeyer W, Sigl L.S  PLANSEE SE, Austria       

Lokale Gefügeverbesserung im Druckguss  Tucan K.-P  1Österreichisches Gießerei-Institut, Austria       

Optimization of the Surface Structure of Heating Filaments with Regard to their Apparent Thermal Emissivity  Valentini B, Plankensteiner A  PLANSEE SE, Austria     

The Effect of the Grain Structure on Forging Deformation of the Tubular Sputtering Target  Li J, Wang J, An G, Zhang C, Liu R.Z  Jinduicheng Molybdenum Group Co., Ltd., China       

Anti-Microbial Surfaces for Health Care Applications Using Molybdenum Oxide  Lackner M, Lunk H.-J, Guggenbichler J.P  AMiSTec GmbH & Co. KG, Austria Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA     

 Long Term Behavior and New Applications of SIBOR - an Oxidation Protection System for Mo and its Alloys  Januschewsky J, Sulik M, Dreiling I, Kathrein M, Kestler H, Sigl L.S  PLANSEE SE, Austria       

13:30 - 15:40  Refractory Metals - Modeling & Simulation      

13:30  Optimization of Erosion of Molybdenum Targets in Sputtering Magnetrons Using Plasma-Physical Simulations  Feist C, Plankensteiner A, Linke C, Kuniya T, Winkler J  CENUMERICS, Austria PLANSEE SE, Austria PLANSEE Japan Ltd., Japan     

14:00  Towards a Multiphysics Finite Element Model for Arc Erosion Simulation  Röthlisberger A, Vüllers F.T.N, Kowanda C, Müller F.E.H, Diener M, Spolenak R  Laboratory for Nanometallurgy, ETH Zurich, Switzerland PLANSEE Powertech AG, Switzerland     

14:20  Atomistic Modelling of Refractory Metals with Analytic Bond-Order Potentials: Application to Interface Energies Between bcc-W and A15-W  Hammerschmidt T, Cak M, Drautz R  Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany   
14:40  Phase Equilibria on the Nb-Cr-B System  Coelho G.C, Rego C.E, Gigolotti J.C.J, Silva A.A.A.P, Nunes C.A, David N, Fiorani J.M, Vilasi M  Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) and Centro Universitario de Volta Redonda (UniFOA), Brazil Centro Universitario de Volta Redonda (UniFOA), Brazil Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) and Universite de Lorraine, Insitut Jean Lamour, Brazil Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil Universite de Lorraine, Insitut Jean Lamour, France     

15:00  Numerical Simulation of Refractory Metals and Cemented Carbides in the Regime of Powder Filling and Powder Transfer  Grohs C, Plankensteiner A  PLANSEE SE, Austria     

15:20  Fracture Toughness and Useful Life Modeling of Mo Rotary Targets  Bhattacharyya A, Gaydos M, Abouaf M  H.C. Starck Inc., USA       

13:30 - 15:40  Special Interest Session: Hard Materials - Powder Production and Recycling      

13:30  Review of the Hardmetal Recycling Market and the Role of the Zinc Process as a Recycling Option  Karhumaa T, Kurkela M  Tikomet Oy, Finland     

14:00  Numerical Simulation of Organic Binder Decomposition During Thermal Debinding  Kraft T, Schmidt I, Riedel H  Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM, Germany    

14:20  Effect of WC Material Properties and Milling Parameters on the Grain Size and Sintering Behaviour of Coarse WC Powder  Johansson A, Persson T, Laarz E  Seco Tools AB, Sweden     

14:40  Property Changes Induced in Sub-Micron WC Through Various Final Milling Techniques  Cook R  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA     

15:00  Rim-Nitrided WC Powder: Preparation, Properties and Use for Hardmetals  Wetzel M, Lengauer W, Wawrzik S, Buchegger C  TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany Vienna University of Technology, Austria     

15:20  Analysis of WC with Increased Ta Doping  Weidow J, Schubert W.-D  Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Vienna University of Technology, Austria        16:00 - 17:40  Hard Materials - Modeling & Simulation      

16:00  Strength of WC/WC Grain Boundaries in WC-Co from Atomistic Calculations  Petisme M, Johansson S, Wahnström G  Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Sandvik, Sweden     

16:20  Numerical Simulation of Microcrack Initiation and Propagation in WC/Co-Hardmetal Under Fatigue Loading Using a Hybrid FEM-XFEM Damage Model  Özden U.A, Bezold A, Broeckmann C  IWM RWTH Aachen University, Germany     

16:40  Prediction of Coated Tools Performance in Milling Based on the Film Fatigue at Different Strain Rates (withdrawn)  Bouzakis K.-D, Makrimallakis S, Skordaris G, Bouzakis E, Maliaris G  Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, Greece Fraunhofer Project Center Coatings in Manufacturing (PCCM), Greece     

17:00  Nanometer-Thick Equilibrium Films in Doped Cemented Carbides  Johansson S, Wahnström G  Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden     

17:20  Applying Computational Thermodynamic and Kinetics to Analyse the Effect of N in Hardmetals  Frisk K, Borgh I, Markström A, Lindwall G, Norgren S  Swerea KIMAB, Sweden KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden Thermo-Calc Software AB, Sweden Sandvik Mining R&D Rock Tools, Sweden     

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013  08:00 - 10:00 

Hard Materials - Materials 2      

08:00  A Study of the Decomposition of the Mixed (Ti,Zr)C Phase  Borgh I, Hedström P, Blomqvist A, Århammar C, Ågren J, Odqvist J  KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sweden     

08:20  Using interfacial phase diagrams to fine tune Ti and V additions to WC-Co (withdrawn)  Johansson S, Norgren S  Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden Sandvik Mining R&D Rock Tools, Sweden     

08:40  Optimization of WC Particle Size, Ni Binder Content and MoC Addition for Improved SPS WC-TiC-Ni Cemented Carbides  Genga R, Cornish L, Akdogan G  University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa University of Stellenbosch, South Africa     

09:00  Hot Press Sintering of Hard Material Master Alloys Synthesized in Situ by Mechanically Induced Self-Sustaining Reaction  Córdoba J.M, Chicardi E, Lences Z, Gotor F  Materials Science Institute of Seville, Spain Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia     

09:20  Microstructure Evolution of Nanocrystalline WC-10Co Hardmetals During Sintering  Lin C, Cao R, Lin Z, Li Y  General Research Institute for Non-ferrous Metals, China     

09:40  Nanoscaled Hardmetals - Fiction or Reality?  Richter V, Pötschke J, Holke R, Michaelis A  Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany       

10:20 - 12:30  Refractory Metals - Materials 2      

10:20  Microalloying of Mo-Si Alloys as a Key for the Development of Ultrahigh Temperature Mo-Borosilicide Alloys  Heilmaier M, Schliephake D  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany     

10:50  Bibliographical Survey on the Development of Tungsten Heavy Alloys  Cury R  PLANSEE Tungsten Alloys, France     

11:10  Development of Tungsten-Copper Functionally Graded Materials Via Ultrafine Composite Powder for Fusion Applications  Yu Y, Song J, Peng F, Zhuang Z, Lian Y, Liu X  1Xiamen Honglu Tungsten & Molybdenum Industry Co. Ltd, China China National R&D Center for Tungsten Technology, Xiamen Tungsten Co. Ltd, China Fusion Reactor Design & Material Division, Southwestern Institute of Physics, China     

11:30  Ductilisation of W: Syntheses, Analyses and Characterization of W-Laminates Made of W-Foils  Reiser J, Rieth M, Dafferner B, Hoffmann A  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany PLANSEE SE, Austria     

11:50  The Ultrafine Rhenium Powder for Advanced Applications  Bryskin B, Kostylev A, Lumpov A, Troshkina I  Bryskin Metallurgical Consulting, USA FSUE Khlopin Radium Institute RPA, Russia Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology, Russia     

12:10  Integrally Directionally Solidified Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Nb-Ti-Si Based Ultrahigh Temperature Alloys  Guo H, Guo X  Western Metal Materials Co., Ltd, China Northwestern Polytechnical University, China       

10:30 - 12:30  Special Interest Session: Hard Materials - Trends in Processing      

10:30  Thermal Spraying – a Technology for Hardmetal Coating Solutions  Berger L.-M  Fraunhofer Institut IWS, Germany     

10:50  Development of a HVOF WC Based Thick Coating  He J  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA     

11:10  Rapid Synthesis of Ultrafine WC-Co Cemented Carbides  Song X, Liu X, Wei C, Wang H, Gao Y  Beijing University of Technology, China      11:30  Characterisation of Gas Reactions During Ceramic and Hardmetal Production  Gestrich T, Jaenicke-Roessler K, Herrmann M, Neher R  Fraunhofer Institute IKTS Dresden, Germany     

11:50  On the Interaction of Alumina During Sintering of Cemented Carbides  Bicherl A, Dalbauer V, Sachet E, Schubert W.D  Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten AG, Austria Vienna University of Technology, Austria North Carolina State University, USA    

12:10  Selective Laser Sintering of Tungsten Carbide Inlays for Local Wear Protection of Injection Molding Tools  Koehler H, Seefeld T, Vollertsen F  BIAS - Bremer Institut für angewandte Strahltechnik, Germany       

13:40 - 15:50  Refractory Metals - Corrosion      

13:40  Mo-Si-B Alloys for Ultra-High Temperature Applications  Perepezko J.H  Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA     

14:10  Corrosion of Molybdenum in Cooling Water  Holzer C, Vichytil C, Mori G, Linke C  Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria PLANSEE SE, Austria     

14:30  Corrosion of Molybdenum and Platinum Electrodes in Silicate Melts  Glatzel U, Bölitz M.-C, Völkl R, Eckardt T, Koch M, Hoffmann A, Holzknecht R, Traxler H  University Bayreuth, Germany Heraeus, Germany PLANSEE SE, Austria     

14:50  The Effect of Chromium and Palladium on Oxidation Resistance of Tungsten  Makonovitsky A, Shneck R, Hessel S  Metal-Tech Ltd. / Department of Materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel Department of Materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel Metal-Tech Ltd., Israel     

15:10  On the Oxidation Behavior and Protection of Niobium Silicide in Situ Composites  Portebois L, Knittel S, Drawin S, Vilasi M, Mathieu S  Universite de Lorraine, France SNECMA, France ONERA, France     

15:30  Freeze-Dried Molybdenum Solid Standards: Preparation and Characterization  Dang T, Lunk H.-J, Otis J, Bard T  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA      

13:40 - 15:50  Poster Session Hard Materials - Modeling, Characterization &Testing        

Plastic Yield Behaviors of Extra Coarse-Grained WC-Co Hardmetals  Wu C, Nie H, Zeng Q, Feng Y  China National R&D Center for Tungsten Technology, China       

An Innovative Nondestructive Method for the Inspection of Brazed Cutting Tools  Tillmann W, Sievers N, Zielke R  Technical University Dortmund, Germany       

Tribological Profile of Binderless Niobium Carbide  Mathias W, Marcos S, Hardy M  BAM Fed´l Inst. f. Mat´ls Res. and Testing, Germany CBMM Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração, Brazil Niobelcon BV, Belgium       

Correlation of WC Grain Size Distribution to Hardness and Coercivity  Persson T  Seco Tools AB, Sweden       

The Corrosion Behaviour of WC-TiC-Co Cemented Carbides in Alkaline Solutions  Lin N, He Y, Liu X, Wu C  Central South University, China China National R&D Center for Tungsten Technology, China       

Microstructure Analysis and Mechanical Properties of NbC-Co/Ni/Cu/FeAl Cemented Carbides  Huang S, Vleugels J, Vanmeensel K  Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium       

On the Formation Mechanism of TaC/TaNbC Aggregation in WC-Co Cemented Carbides  Qu J, Xie W, Chen X, Wen G, Wang S, Xiong W, Huang W  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China       

Fatigue Behavior of Cemented Carbide Based Forming Tools  Andreas K, Merklein M, Engel U  University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany       

Fatigue Behavior of a WC-Ni Cemented Carbide  Tarragó J.M, Ferrari C, Reig B, Coureaux D, Schneider L, Llanes L  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain Sandvik Hard Materials - Sandvik Española S.A., Spain Sandvik Hard Materials, United Kingdom       

Structural Determination of (Cr,Co)7C3  Kaplan B, Blomqvist A, Århammar C, Selleby M, Norgren S  Sandvik Coromant R&D Materials and Processes, Sweden KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden Sandvik Mining R&D Rock Tools, Sweden       In Situ Reduction of Vanadium Oxide to Nano Vanadium Carbide  Mahajan M, Singh K, Pandey O.P  Thapar University, India       

Mechanical strength of WC-Co: Influence of temperature, microstructure and testing configuration  Torres Y, Bermejo R, Gotor F.J, Llanes L.M  Universidad de Sevilla, Spain Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, Spain 4Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain       

Micro Facets at WC/Co Interfaces in VC-Doped WC-Co Alloys with a Variation of Carbon Content  Yamamoto T, Sugiyama I, Mizumukai Y, Taniuchi T, Shirase F, Okada K, Ikuhara Y  1Nagoya University, Japan Tokyo University, Japan Mitsubishi Materials Corp., Japan       

Effect of Binder Content on Fracture Toughness KIC of Cermet and Cemented Carbide  Ogura T, Syoji T, Matsuno K, Kitamura K, Terada O, Hayashi K  Fuji Die Co., Ltd., Japan       

Creep Behaviour of Hardmetals with Alternative Binder Alloys at Elevated Temperatures  Buchegger C, Lengauer W  Vienna University of Technology, Austria       

Multiscale Modeling of Mechanical Performance of P/M Microstructures  Laukkanen A, Virta J, Varis T, Fortino S, Andersson T, Laitinen T  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland       

Material Characterization Using Positrons: New Opportunities for Industry  Rey J.-M, Visiere S, Liszkay L, Perez P  CEA SACLAY and Posithot, France Posithot, France CEA SACLAY, France       

Correlation of Impact/Wear Behavior to Physical Properties of WC-Co Mining Grades  Jewett T, Useldinger R  Global Tunsgten & Powders Corp., USA CERATIZIT Luxembourg S.à.r.l., Luxembourg       

Analysis of the Tribological Behaviour of WC-Ni-Co-Cr Hardmetals in Contact with Steel at High Temperatures  Sánchez-Moreno J.M, Aristizabal M, Arizmendi M, Fernandez J, Ibarreta F, Martinez R  CEIT-Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones, Spain TECNUN, Spain FMD-CARBIDE, Spain       

Parallel Beam Glancing X-Ray Diffraction: a New Technique for Measuring Surface Residual Stresses  Sánchez-Moreno J.M, Aranburu A, Iparraguirre I  CEIT-Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones, Spain       

In-Situ Mechanical Characterisation of WC-Co Hardmetals Using Micro-Beam Testing  Trueba M, Elizalde R, Ocaña I, Martinez-Esnaola J.M, Sánchez-Moreno J.M  CEIT and TECNUN, Spain       Micro-Defects in Ground Tungsten Carbide Revealed by (Sub-) Surface Investigations  Fisslthaler E, Knitel S, Feistritzer S, Werner G  Graz Centre for Electron Microscopy, Austria Institute for Electron Microscopy, Graz University of Technology, Austria Tribo Hartstoff GmbH, Germany       

Advanced Cross-Sectional Characterization of Hard Coatings  Tkadletz M, Mitterer C, Keckes J, Rebelo de Figueiredo M, Hosemann P, Burghammer M, Sartory B, Czettl C  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria Department of Physical Metallurgy and Materials Testing, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria Department of Materials Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA 5ESRF, France 6CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria     

CSUTDCC and CSUDDCC – The Development and Applications of New Thermodynamic and Diffusivity Databases for Cemented Carbides  Peng Y, Zhou P, Chen W, Zhang W, Du Y, Wang S, Wen G, Xu T, Zhang Z  Central South University, China Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China State Key Laboratory of Cemented Carbide, China       

16:10 - 18:10  Hard Materials - Chemical Vapor Deposition      

16:10  CVD Ti1-xAlxN Coatings for Large Scale Production  Holzschuh H, Bürgin W  SuCoTec AG, Switzerland    

16:30  Novel TiAlN Coating by Moderate Temperature Low Pressure CVD  Pitonak R, Koepf A, Weissenbacher R, Keckes J, Bartosik M, Endler I, Höhn M, Matthey B  Boehlerit GmbH & Co. KG, Austria Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria Fraunhofer IKTS-Dresden, Germany     

16:50  Structure and Properties of AlO3 Coatings Prepared by LPCVD with AlCl3 and NO  Höhn M, Endler I  Fraunhofer Institut IKTS Dresden, Germany     

17:10  Thermal Stability and Cutting Performance of Titanium or Zirconium Doped κ-AlO3 Coatings by Chemical Vapor Deposition  Okude M, Tomita K, Yamaguchi K, Osada A  Mitsubishi Materals Corporation, Japan     

17:30  Thermal Stress Relaxation of Dry-Blasted α- and κ-AlO3 CVD Hard Coatings  Schalk N, Mitterer C, Czettl C, Penoy M, Michotte C  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria 4CERATIZIT Luxembourg S.à.r.l., Luxembourg     

17:50  In-Situ Stress Analyses of Coated Cutting Tools under Thermal Cycling Conditions  García J, Coelho R, Ramos Moore E, Pinto H  Sandvik Coromant R&D, Sweden Hemholtz Zentrum Berlin fuer Materialien und Energie GmbH, Germany Universitaet des Saarlandes, Germany Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil       

16:10 - 18:10  Poster Session Refractory Metals - P/M Processes      

 High Strength Gradient Structural Tantalum with High Nitrogen Content  Zhang Y, Zhang X, Bai X, Cai X, Wang F, Wang H, Li Z, Yu Z  Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China       

Fabrication of a Nanocrystalline Surface Layer on Bulk Tantalum by Means of a Sliding Friction Treatment  Zhang Y, Yu Z, Dong F, Yuan S, Yu S, Niu J, Ma X, Zhang Y, Liu C, Wen B  1Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China       

Bodies of Cermet-Like Materials by Laser Micro Sintering  Horn M, Regenfuss P, Streek A, Exner H  Hochschule Mittweida, Germany       

Technical and Economical Comparison of Different Powder Pressing Concepts Under the Aspect of Energy Efficiency  Schmidt H.-C  DORST TECHNOLOGIES, Germany       

Pre-Sintering Behaviour of Mo-Powders  Edtmaier C, Schubert W.-D, Gierl C, Pilz L, Plankensteiner A, Huber K  TU Wien, Austria PLANSEE SE, Austria       

Effects of Ti on the Joint Strength of W-20vol%Cu Composite Using Ag-Cu-Ti Filler Foils  Itohara T, Nosaki K, Hiraoka Y, Hanado H  Okayama University of Science, Japan Kawaso Texcel Co.Ltd, Japan       

Densification of a W-25wt%Ag Powder Prepared by High Eenergy Milling  Costa F.A, Silva A.G, Rezende L, Gomes U.U, Filgueira M  UFRN, Brazil UENF, Brazil       

Densification Behavior of Pure Tantalum Powder by Conventional and Spark Plasma Sintering  Kim Y, Lee J, Hwang J.W, Hong S.H  Agency of Defence Development, South Korea Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Engineering, South Korea KAIST, South Korea       

Defect-Free Infiltration and Back Casting of Refractory Metal Components with Copper  Valentini B, Plankensteiner A, Kowanda C, Müller T, Müller F.E.H  PLANSEE SE, Austria PLANSEE Powertech AG, Switzerland     

 Influence of Heating Rate and Manufacturing Speed on P/M Silver Diamond Composites  Kitzmantel M, Castillo P, Neubauer E, Hell J, Kapaun W  RHP-Technology/TU Wien, Austria RHP-Technology, Austria TU Wien, Austria     

Microstructure and Ductility of Mechanical Milled and Fast Sintered Mo-W Alloys  Kestler H, Tabernig B, Schreiber G, Martin U  PLANSEE SE, Austria Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany     

Solid Solution Hardening of Molybdenum-Titanium-Alloys  Löffler C, Ohser-Wiedemann R, Martin U, Freudenberger J, Heger D, Martin S, Schreiber G  PLANSEE SE, Austria TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany     
Rapid Sinter Pressing - From Powder to Fully Dense Parts in Seconds  Neubauer E, Garcia L, Kitzmantel M  RHP-Technology GmbH & Co KG., Austria     

Analysis of Powder Deposition in Laser Additive Manufacturing  Seyda V, Nagel M, Garlof S, Emmelmann C  Institute of Laser and System Technologies (iLAS), Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany     

Thursday, 6 June, 2013 

08:00 - 10:10  Hard Materials - Physical Vapor Deposition 1      

08:00  Combinatorial Materials Science: From Materials Discovery and Optimization to Materials Design Approaches for Thin Films and Bulk Materials  Schneider J.M  RWTH Aachen University, Germany     

08:30  Impact of Al on Structure and Mechanical Properties of NbN and TaN  Zehua Z, Rachbauer R, Holec D, Mayrhofer P  Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria Vienna University of Technology, Austria     

08:50  About the Synthesis of Next Generation High Oxidation Resistant Hard Coatings by Means of Novel High Ionization Hybrid PVD Processing  Erkens G, Vetter J, Müller J, Krienke T  Sulzer Metaplas GmbH, Germany     

09:10  Phase Formation at the Surface of Al-Hf Targets in Reactive Cathodic Arc Evaporation and the Correlation with the Synthesized Coatings  Döbeli M, Dommann A, Maeder X, Neels A, Polcik P, Rachbauer R, Ramm J, Rudigier H, Widrig B  Ion Beam Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique CSEM SA, Switzerland PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein     

09:30  Influence of Si on the Arc Evaporation Behaviour of Al-Cr Targets and Structural Evolution of (Al0.7Cr0)O3 Oxide Coatings  Paulitsch J, Rachbauer R, Ramm J, Polcik P, Mayrhofer P.H  Christian Doppler Laboratory for Application Oriented Coating Development at the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria     

09:50  Residual Stress and Damage Evolution in Coated Cemented Carbide Milling Inserts  Teppernegg T, Kluensner T, Tritremmel C, Czettl C, Keckes J, Wroblewski T, Ebner R, Pippan R  Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria HASYLAB, DESY, Germany 5Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austria       

08:30 - 10:10  Special Interest Session: Refractory Metals - Powder Production and Recycling      

08:30  Thermal Plasma Decomposition as the Production Method of Metal Powders  Mieczyslaw W  Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland     

08:50  Processing of Tungsten Values of Flot Grade Tungsten Ore Concentrates via High Temperature Roasting in Sodium Carbonate  Singh Gaur R.P, Braymiller S.A, Wolfe T.A  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA     

09:10  An Aqueous Multicomponent Model for the Crystallization of Ammonium Paratungstate  Christian J.B  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA     

09:30  Ammonium Metatungstate Produced via Roasting of Ammonium Paratungstate  Lunk H.-J, Fait M.J.G, Feist M, Frisk T.A  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse, Germany Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Chemie, Germany     

09:50  Formation and Growth of Columnar-Shape W-Cu Oxide Particle  Tao L, Jinglian F, Yaofeng G  Central South University, China       

10:30 - 12:30  Hard Materials - Physical Vapor Deposition 2      

10:30  Means to Improve Thermal Stability of TiAlN Hard Coatings  Oden M  Linköping University, Sweden     

10:50  Microstructure of Cathodic Arc Evaporated (Ti,Al)N Hard Coatings in the Vicinity of Cutting Edge  Rafaja D, Wüstefeld C, Heger D, Šíma M, Jílek M  TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany SHM Sumperk, Czech Republic     

11:10  Advances in Deposition Equipment and Process Technology for HiPIMS Coatings for Cutting Tools  Schiffers C, Hultman L, Greczynski G, Leyendecker T  CemeCon AG, Germany Linköping University, Sweden     

11:30  Application of (Ti,Cr,Al,Si)N PVD Coatings in Hard Machining of PM High Speed Steel  Bagcivan N, Bobzin K, Brugnara R.H, Stalpers L  RWTH Aachen University, Germany     

11:50  Effect of Grain Size of Targets on Arc Behavior and Coating Characteristics for AlTiN and AlCrN Coatings Deposited by CARC+ Technology from Powder Metallurgical Targets  Papa F, Viskocil J, Polcik P  Hauzer Techno Coating BV, The Netherlands HVM PLasma Ltd., Czech Republic PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany     

12:10  Development of New Cathodic Arc Source and its Application  Yamamoto K, Abe M, Tanifuji S  Kobe Steel Ltd., Japan       

10:30 - 12:30  Poster Session Refractory Metals - Powder Production & Recycling      

Influence of the Milling Velocity on the Synthesis of a Nb-10%Cu Composite Powder  Costa F.A, Barbosa C.V, Gomes U.U, Filgueira M, Silva A.G  UFRN, Brazil UENF, Brazil       

Structure and Properties of Secondary Tungsten Powder  Xi X, Nie Z, Ma L  Beijing University of Technology, China       

10:30 - 12:30  Poster Session Refractory Metals - P/M Technology, Modeling and Simulation, Analysis and Testing        

Effects of Trace TiC on Microstructure and Properties of Molybdenum Alloy  Fan J, Qian Z, Cheng H, Tian J  State Key Laboratory of Powder Metallurgy, China       

MoSi2 Coating Formation on Molybdenum and its High Temperature Oxidation Resistance  Wei L, Jinglian F, Lairong X, Zhenyang C, Haijun M, Pengfei L  Central South University, China       

Study on Quantitative Characterization of Molybdenum Powder Morphology  Han Q, Cao W  Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co., Ltd., China       

The Microstructure of Mo-Nb Alloy Single Crystals  Zhongwu H, Zhongkui L, Tao Y, Linjiang G, Jianping Z  Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China Chinese Institute of Atomic Energy, China       Diffusion of Oxygen in Cell Structure Strengthening Ta-W-Hf Alloy  Xiaomei C, Xiaoming Z, Yusheng Z, Feng W, Hui W  Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China       

Particle Generation in Thin Films  Zhang Q, Sun S, Tang P  H.C. Starck, USA       

Phase stabilities and diffusion kinetics in Mo/Si-B diffusion couples  Kriegel M, Foerster W, Chmelik D, Fabrichnaya O, Januschewsky J, Kathrein M, Sigl L.S, Rafaja D  TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany PLANSEE SE, Austria       

Grain boundary segregations in technically pure molybdenum  Babinsky K, Primig S, Knabl W, Lorich A, Weingärtner T, Leitner H  Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria PLANSEE SE, Austria Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany       

Corrosion Properties of Tantalum Sheet Exposed to Air at Elevated Temperatures  Aimone P, Orlik A  HC Starck, USA       

Dynamic Abnormal Grain Growth in Commerical-Purity Molybdenum  Ciulik J  M&M Engineering Associates, Inc., USA       Electric Plastic Effects of Tungsten Electrodes  Jiancan Y, Yuchen X, Wenguang Z, Zuoren N  Beijing University of Technology, China       

Arc Erosion of Various Pure Element Thin Films  Vüllers F.T.N, Kowanda C, Müller F.E.H, Diener M, Spolenak R  Laboratory for Nanometallurgy, ETH Zurich, Switzerland PLANSEE Powertech AG, Switzerland     

Sputter Rate vs. Texture  Tang P  H.C. Starck, USA       

P/M Manufacturing of Niobium Silicide Based Materials  Drawin S  ONERA, France       

Thermal Diffusivity Measurement of Tungsten and Tungsten Alloys at Very High Temperatures  Pintsuk G, Gormann F  Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany       

Extension of the Master Sintering / Decomposition Curve Concept to Model the Reduction of Molybdenum Oxide  Enneti R.K  Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., USA       

Phase Equilibria in the Ni-Ti-W and Ni-Ti-Cr Systems  Gasik M, Isomäki I, Hämäläinen M, Friman M  Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Finland       

13:40 - 15:50  Refractory Metals - P/M Processes 1      

13:40  Self-Similar Microstructure and Property Trajectories for Sintering  German R  San Diego State University, USA     

14:10  Mass Production and Joining Via Multicomponent Tungsten Powder Injection Molding  Antusch S, Piotter V, Rieth M  KIT-IAM, Germany     

14:30  Microstructure and Compression Strength of Fast Sintered Mo -TiC Composites  Martin U, Ohser-Wiedemann R, Weck C, Martin S, Korpala G, Oertel C.-G  Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany Technische Universität Dresden, Germany     

14:50  Preparation and Properties of W-TiC with Ultra-Fine Grain by SPS Sintering Method  Xiang C, Huang Y, Zhang H, Li Z, Tang H  Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China     

15:10  Laser Additive Manufacturing - A New Manufacturing Technology for Parts of Composites with Refractory Metals?  Weisheit A, Dobrzanski D, Ocylok S, Wissenbach K, Kelbassa I  Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT, Germany Lehrstuhl für Lasertechnik, RWTH Aachen, Germany     

15:30  Energy Dissipation and Sinter Mechanisms in a Laser Supported Generative Fabrication Process Using µm-Scaled Powders  Regenfuss P, Streek A, Horn M, Exner H  Hochschule Mittweida, Germany       

13:40 - 15:50  Poster Session Hard Materials - Surface Engineering        

Research of CVD-AlO3 Coating Doped Zr for High Efficiency Cutting Process  Li X, Chen X, Yu Z, Liu W  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China School of Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University, China       

The Influence of CO and N2 Atmosphere on Formation of Surface Gradient Layers in Cemented Carbides Experimental Study and Computer Simulation  Xie W, Wen G, Zhang W, Peng Y, Chen W, Du Y, Wang S  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China State Key Laboratory of Powder Metallurgy, Central South University, China     

 Surface Coating of Ti(CN) Base Cermets  Zhou S, Wang S, Chen L, Zhu L  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China       

Phase Stability, Mechanical Properties and Thermal Stability of Y Alloyed Ti-Al-N Thin Films  Riedl H, Hollerweger R, Holec D, Paulitsch J, Rachbauer R, Polcik P, Mayrhofer P.H  Christian Doppler Laboratory for Application Oriented Coating Development at the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein 4LANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany       

Thermal Stability and Oxidation Resistance of TiAlN/TaAlN Multilayer Coatings  Koller C.M, Hollerweger R, Paulitsch J, Rachbauer R, Polcik P, Mayrhofer P.H  Christian Doppler Laboratory for Application Oriented Coating Development at the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein 4PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany       

Phase Stability, Thermal Stability and Oxidation Resistance of Arc-Evaporated Ti-Al-Ta-N Coatings  Hollerweger R, Arndt M, Rachbauer R, Polcik P, Paulitsch J, Mayrhofer P.H  Christian Doppler Laboratory for Application Oriented Coating Development at the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany 4Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria       

Microstructure Formation in TiAlN / AlTiRuN Multilayers Grown by Cathodic Arc Evaporation  Wüstefeld C, Rafaja D, Motylenko M, Heger D, Michotte C, Czettl C, Kathrein M  Technical University TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany CERATIZIT Luxembourg S.à.r.l., Luxembourg CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria       

Comparison of the Structure and Properties of TiAlN, CrAlN and TiAlN/CrAlN Multilayer Coatings Deposited by Cathode Arc Evaporation  Li J, Chen L, Wu M, Pei F, Wang S  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China       

The Influence of TiAlCO Layer on the Microstructure and Properties of CVD AlO3 Coating  Liu W, Chen X, Li X, Zhou W, Wei Q  Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China Central South University, China       

Novel Hard Coatings for High Performance Hot Working Tools  Rosso M, Peter I, Motoiu P  Politecnico di Torino, Italy Tehnoid com srl, Romania       

Arc Evaporation of Metallic, Intermetallic and Ceramic Target Materials to Prepare Al-Cr-N Coatings  Sabitzer C, Paulitsch J, Polcik P, Arndt M, Rachbauer R, Mayrhofer P.H  Christian Doppler Laboratory for Application Oriented Coating Development at the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany 4OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein       

New Triondur® Coatings: from Target Materials to Nanostructure Surface for CO2 Reduction  Hosenfeldt T, Musayev Y  Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Germany       

Influence of V on Structure, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Ti–Al–N  Li C, Yong D, Ying B P, She Q W, Jia L  Central South University, China Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co., Ltd., China       

Increase of the Performance of CBN Tools by Residual Stress and Adhesion Optimized Hard Coating Systems  Frank H, Michel H, Mahr P  GFE - society of production engineering Schmalkalden, Germany       

Industrial-Scale Sputter Deposition of Cr1-xAlxN Coatings with Various Compositions from Segmented Powder-Metallurgical Targets  Weirather T, Czettl C, Polcik P, Kathrein M, Mitterer C  Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria CERATIZIT Austria GmbH, Austria PLANSEE Composite Materials GmbH, Germany       

Frictionfree, Hard and Super-Hard Carbon-Based Coating for Industrial Application  Precht W.H  Technical University of Koszalin, Poland       

Development of PVD Coatings Reducing Wear Caused by Comb Cracks in Interrupted Cutting  Maixner V, Sima M, Jilek M, Flasar P, Subrt J  Pramet Tools, s.r.o., Czech Republic SHM, s.r.o., Czech Republic       

Microstructural Characterisation and Abrasive Wear Performance of Refractory Cermet Particle Reinforced PTA Hardfacing  Zikin A, Yung D.-L, Hussainova I, Priso J, Gavrilovic A, Danninger H  ACT Research GmbH, Austria Department of Materials Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia CEST Centre of Electrochemical Surface Technology, Austria Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria       

ZrN as a Diffusion Barrier Soating – Beyond Conventional Wear Applications  Papageorgiou V, Strakov H, Lieberman V, Bonetti R  Ionbond AG, Switzerland     

Precision ELID-Grinding of Cermets on a Surface Grinder  Kersschot B, Qian J, Reynaerts D  KU Leuven, Belgium       

The Influence of Chromium and Ion Energy on Growth of α-Alumina Films Deposited by ICP/CCP Plasma CVD at 780°C  Neubert M, Poukhovoi A, Pflitsch C, Atakan B, Buck V  University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany       

Ultrafine Cermet Coating – Fabrication and Combination Properties  Wang H, Song X, Liu X, Wei C, Guo G, Nie Z  Beijing University of Technology, China       

Thermal Spray and Laser Applied TCHP Barrier Coatings for Extended Life  Keane J.M, Hancox A, Evans D  Allomet Corporation, USA       

13:40 - 15:50  Poster Session Hard Materials - Powder, P/M Processes & Recycling        

‘Violet Tungsten Oxide’s In-Situ Reduction’ Technology for the Preparation of Ultrafine Grained WC-Co Hardmetals  Wu C, Nie H, Xiao M, Xie H  China National R&D Center for Tungsten Technology, China       

Study on Brush Wear and Polishing Efficiency by Mechanical Polishing with Brush  Zeng W, Mou W, Wang P, Li Q  Zigong cemented carbide co.,LTD, China       

The Synthesis of Borides of Refractory and Rare Earth Metals by Reduction-Distillation  Mukherjee A, Kumar S, Krishnamurthy N  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India       

Magnetic Characteristics of Nanocarbon of Different Modifications  Bogatyreva G, Shevchenko A  ISM - V.Bakul Institute of Superhard Materials, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine IMP - G.Kurdyumov Institute of Metallophysics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine       

New Analytical Computer-Based Methods of Diagnostics of Characteristics of Powders of Superhard Materials  Bogatyreva G, Petasyuk G  ISM - V.Bakul Institute of Superhard Materials, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine       

Influence of Process Parameters on Microstructure and Density of an Ultrafine WC-6 Co Hard Metal Produced by Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS)  Zivcec M, Broeckmann C  IWM RWTH Aachen, Germany       

Use of Mechanically Induced Self-Sustaining Reactions in the Design of Cermets Based on Complex Transition Metal Carbonitrides  Chicardi E, Córdoba J.M, Sayagués M.J, Torres Y, Gotor F.J  Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla (US-CSIC), Spain Universidad de Sevilla, Spain       

Thermal Compression Treatment of WC-Co and TiC-VC-NbC-WC-Ni-Cr Hard Alloys  Kramar H, Bodrova L, Marynenko S, Prokopiv M  Ternopil Ivan Pul'uj National Technical University, Ukraine Ternopil Ivan Pul'uj Nation, Ukraine V. Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials, Ukraine       

Influence of Milling Conditions in Processing of Submicron to Near-Nano WC/Co Powders  Caspers B, Zumdick M  H.C. Starck GmbH, Germany       

Hard Alloys Production During Vacuum Sintering of Nanometric Tungsten Carbide-Cobalt Composition  Blagoveshchenskiy Y, Isaeva N, Melnik Y, Blagoveshchenskaya N  IMET RAS, Russia     

Compaction Process of Pure Tungsten Carbide by Spark Plasma Sintering  Chuvildeev V, Boldin M, Sakharov N, Nokhrin A, Blagoveshchenskiy Y, Isaeva N, Melnik Y, Blagoveshchenskaya N  1NIFTI UNN, Russia IMET RAS, Russia       

Short-term Recycling Technique for Tungsten Carbides Scraps  Liu X, Song X, Wang Y, Wei C, Nie Z, Guo G  Beijing University of Technology, China       

Hydrogen Reduction of Tungsten Oxides: Alkali Additions and Their Interaction on the Metal Nucleation Process  Zimmerl T, Schubert W.D, Bock A  Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten AG, Austria Vienna University of Technology, Austria       

Incorporation of Titanium, Tantalum, and Vanadium into the Hexagonal WC Lattice  Pasquazzi A, Kremser G, Halwax E, Schubert W.D  Vienna University of Technology, Austria Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten AG, Austria       

Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Grain Growth Process of WC-Co Nano Composites  Kumar A, Singh K, Pandey O.P  Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, India Thapar University, India       

16:10 - 17:30  Refractory Metals - P/M Processes 2      

16:10  Laminated Hybrid of Tungsten Base Alloys  Chaiat D  Tungsten Powder Technology, Israel     

16:30  Aluminum Deposition onto Molybdenum and Tungsten Applying Cold Spray Technology: Study of Morphology, Cold Cpray Parameters, Diffusion Kinetics and Alloy Formation  Wiltner A, Klöden B, Dittrich F, Weißgärber T, Kieback B, Schreiber J.M, Eden T.J, Smid I  Fraunhofer Institute IFAM, branch lab Dresden, Germany Penn State, Engineering Science & Mechanics and Applied Research Laboratory, USA     

16:50  A Study of Welding Behavior for Molybdenum with and without Lanthanum Oxide Additions  Leonhardt T, Gould J  Rhenium Alloys Inc., USA EWI, USA     

17:10  Microstructure and Properties of Welded Joints of a Multicomponent Nb–Ti–Al Alloy  Bai R, Zheng X, Cai X, Wang F, Wang D, Xue S, Xia M, Li Z  1Northwest Institute for Non-ferrous Metal Research, China     

Friday, 7 June, 2013 

08:30 - 10:30  Hard Materials - Mechanical Properties      

08:30  3-D Characterization by SEM/FIB Tomography of Toughening and Fatigue Micromechanisms in Hardmetals  Jiménez-Piqué E, Turón M, Tarragó J.M, Llanes L  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain     

08:50  High Resolution Observation of Crack Propagation in Hardmetals During Monotonic and Fatigue Fracture  Mingard K, Jones H, Roebuck B, Gee M, Nunn J  1NPL, United Kingdom     

09:10  Fatigue Testing of Hardmetals in the Gigacycle Range  Betzwar-Kotas A, Weiss B, Danninger H, Sánchez-Moreno J.M, Mingard K  University of Vienna, Austria Vienna University of Technology, Austria CEIT, Spain 4NPL, United Kingdom     

09:30  Damage Induced Under Contact Fatigue on Ceramic-Coated Hardmetals  Llanes L, Tarrés E, Ramírez G, Yang J, Jiménez-Piqué E, Salán N, Mateo A  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain Sandvik Hard Materials, United Kingdom     

09:50  Evolution of the Microstructure During Creep Testing of WC-Co Based Cemented Carbides  Yousfi M.A, Falk L.K.L, Andrén H.-O  Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden     

10:10  Abrasion Simulation for WC/Co Hardmetals  Gee M, Gant A, Nunn J, Jones H, Mingard K  National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom       

10:50 - 12:50  Refractory Metals - Characterization      

10:50  Mechanical Characterization of Refractory Metal/Ceramic Interfaces by Nanoindentation  Drory M.D, Ujari P.U  Philips Healthcare, USA     

11:10  Anisotropic Fracture Behavior of Tungsten Based Materials  Wurster S, Gludovatz B, Pippan R  Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austria Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA     

11:30  A Study of Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Tungsten Heavy Alloys Using Modified Taylor Method  Kaczorowski M  Warsaw University of Technology, Poland     

11:50  Chemistry of the Hafnium-Rich Carbide Phase in the Molybdenum Based Alloy MHC  Pöhl C, Lang D, Schatte J, Leitner H  Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria PLANSEE SE, Austria     

12:10  Pore-Boundary Interaction in Sintered Niobium  Zilnyk K, Leite G.S, Sandim H  EEL - USP, Brazil     

12:30  Microstructural Features of Switched Cu-Cr Surface Melt Layers  von Klinski-Wetzel K, Kowanda C, Rettenmaier T, Heilmaier M, Hinrichsen V, Müller F.E.H  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany PLANSEE Powertech AG, Switzerland Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany       

12:50 - 13:00  Farewell Address 

12:50  Farewell Address  Sigl L.S  Seminar Chairman of the 18th Plansee Seminar, PLANSEE SE, Austria