09-11 April 2019 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Joining in Car Body Engineering 2019

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09-11 April 2019 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Joining in Car Body Engineering 2019

Agenda - Module 2

 

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

 

Module 1: Adhesive bonding and hybrid bonding

Module2: Thermal and mechanical joining

– Joint session of both modules –

   
08.45 h Welcome and introduction to Module 2
   
 

 CURRENT CAR BODY JOINING CONCEPTS  

09.00 h Joining in support of lightweighting for a high-volume OEM featuring the all new Ford Focus
Johannes Kaptain, Ford-Werke GmbH, DE
   
09.30 h Joining of the SCANIA truck BIW, with special adaptation to many variants
Yngve Bergengren, Scania AB, SE
   
10.00 h
  • Meet the Speakers / Coffee and contacts
   
10.30 h Joinability of lightweight components using riveted-frictionwelded joints
Thomas Ziegler, BMW AG, DE
   
11.00 h FlexHyJoin – Automated production cell for joining hybrid structures of thermoplastic fiber reinforced
polymer composites and metals
Stefan Weidmann, Institute for Composite Materials (IVW), DE
   
 

HYBRID STRUCTURES / BONDING WITHOUT ADHESIVE 

11.30 h In-situ additive manufacturing
Alina Richter, Dr. Fabian Fischer, Volkswagen AG, DE
   
12.00 h  
Robert Thomas, Volkswagen AG, DE
   
12.30 h
  • Live Polls in the auditorium 
   
12.45 h            
  • Meet the Speakers/ Lunch breack
   
14.00 h Christian Gundlach
   
 

 DATA MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION CONCEPTS 

14.30 h Digital distortion compensation solution for BIW assemblies by reverse simulation of joining process influences
Dr. Tobias Loose, DynaWeld GmbH & Co. KG, DE
   
15.00 h Realising Smart Factory approaches in a brownfield body shop environment
Henrik Carlsson, Volvo Car Corporation, SE
   
15.30 h
  • Meet the Speakers/ Coffe and contacts
   
 

Module 2: Thermal and mechanical joining

   
 

JOINING CONCEPTS FOR ELECTROMOBILITY 

16.00 h New mechanical joining solutions in automobile manufacture
Norbert Hornbostel, Steffen Sinzel, Audi AG, DE
   
16.30 h New development of hole- and threadforming screws for the use of high-strength steels as well as
large aluminum component thicknesses without a prehole
Dominik Fröhlich, Arnold Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG, DE
   
17.00 h Potential of controlled arc processes for welding battery housings for electromobility
Dr. Herbert Staufer, Fronius International GmbH, AT
   
17.30 h EMPT – New applications in vehicle structures and e-mobility
Kaj Riesterer, PSTproducts GmbH, DE
   
 
  • Meet the Speakers/ Get-Together
   
19.00 h
  • Networking Night Module 2
   
   
 

Thursday, 11 April 2019

   
 

NEW APPROACHES TO RESISTANCE SPOT WELDING

08.30 h Resistance spot welding of complex stack-up ... without fusion
Laurent Cretteur, Yohan Merdji, ArcelorMittal, FR
   
09.00 h Innovative pulsed current profile of resistance spot welding schedules for complex
sheet combinations in car bodies
Prof. Yeongdo Park, Dong-Eui University, Material Science
Engineering Department, KR
   
09.30 h Weldability challenges for new advanced high strength steels for BIW: LME and weld strength
Dr. Tony van der Veldt, Tata Steel Nederland B.V., NL
   
10.00 h Design rules to minimize liquid metal embrittlement (LME) cracking
Dr. Yacine Benlatreche, ArcelorMittal Global R&D, FR
   
10.30 h
  • Meet the Speakers/ Kaffee und Kontakte
   
11.00 h Influences of imperfections in the die-side arranged die-cast aluminum on the induced load and damage
during the joining process self-pierce riveting
Philipp Kuhnert-Fischer, BMW AG, DE
   
 

PROGRESS IN MECHANICAL JOINING TECHNOLOGIES 

11.30 h Self pierce riveting of UHSS to aluminium for mixed material car bodies
Dr. Paul Briskham, Henrob Ltd., UK
   
12.00 h New solution for automated mechanical joining of functional elements in high strength steel
Dr. Markus Hirschmann, Richard Bergner Verbindungstechnik
GmbH & Co. KG, DE
   
12.30 h
  • Live Polls in the auditorium
   
12.45 h
  • Meet the Speakers/ Lunch breack
   
 

SPOT WELDING OF ALUMINIUM 

14.00 h How to establish a common standard between 2 companies with different background and culture –
Example of aluminum resistance spot welding
Mihai Radu, Renault S.A.S., FR; Takeshi Matsukage, Nissan
Motor Co., Ltd., JP
   
14.30 h One-sided mobile resistance spot welding system with thermo expansion based monitoring for lightweight
joining processes
Prof. Jami J. Shah, Ohio State University, Mechanical &
Aerospace Engineering; US
   
15.00 h Improvement of RSW process reliability for 600 series Al car body sheets
Gregor Gintrowski, RTWH Aachen University, Institut für Schweißtechnik und Fügetechnik (ISF), DE
   
15.30 h OEM conclusions
OEM Advisory Board experts on trends and current
challenges in car body joining technology.
   
15.45 h Farewell address and end of the conference

Status as of: 21.03.2019

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