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HSS Forum Conference 2013

Opening of the conference
C. Pujana, President of the HSS Forum

1. Sustainability of advanced metal cutting processes: Assessment of Cryogenic machining
F. Pusavec - University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2. Dedicated Coatings for HSS Cutting Tools - Coating Specification and Production - Process adjusted to the individual Application
B. Huettermann - CemeCon

3. Innovations in machining: cryogenics, spindle speed variation, FEM simulations
S. Tirelli - MUSP Lab

4. Modification of the HSS heat treatment routes by the use of cryogenic temperatures
L.A. Alava - IK4-AZTERLAN Research Alliance

5. New PVD Coating
D. Romagnoli - STS Srl

6. Researches, simulation and testing for machining processes technology innovation
F.S. Chiari - GE Oil & Gas

7. Manufacturing of Gear Boxes - Technology of the past or bright perspective for the future of HSS tools?
B. Karpuschewski Otto-von-Guericke - University of Magdeburg, Germany

8. The latest technology of DRY Hobbing by the New HSS Material
T. Hoshiba - NACHI FUJIKOSHI Corp.

9. Reducing the environmental footprint of machining operations
G. Campatelli - University of Florence, Italy

10. Use of HSS tools with advanced PVD coatings for gear cutting applications
A. Farinotti - LAFER

11. Innovative new offer for taps
D. Rebois, J.P. Hoel - ERASTEEL

12. Tapping of TiAl6V4 with Diamond-like-carbon (DLC) coated HSS tools
D. Lung - WZL, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

13. Advanced new cutting material
G. Kellezi - Böhler Edelstahl GmbH

14. Good luck, creating the conditions for success in life and business
Alex Rovira


HSS Forum Conference 2009

A. Riou & E. Valerius, HSS Forum

Trends in Production Technology for High-Wage Countries
Prof. Dr. Dr. e.h. F. Klocke, D. Lung, M. Arft, WZL, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Coatings, Surface Treatment and Cutting Edges
Chairman: D. Lung, WZL, RWTH Aachen, Germany

1. Microgeometry of Cutting Edge and Surface Treatment for Optimised Tool Performance
M. Larsson, Primateria AB, Sweden

2. Economic Production with PVD Coatings
M. Dietz, OC Oerlikon Balzers AG, Liechtenstein

3. On the Wear of PVD Coated HSS Hobs in Dry Gear Cutting
J. Gerth, U. Wiklund
Angström Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden

4. Dedicated Coatings for High Precision HSS Cutting Tools – Coating Design and Architecture Adjusted to the Individual Application
Prof. Dr. R. Cremer, Cemecon AG, Germany

5. Developments in HSS Cutting Edges for Bandsawing Applications
H. Hellbergh 1; M. Sarwar 2; M. Persson 1
1 SNA Europe AB, Sweden, 2 Northumbria University, UK

Zoom on Titanium Machining
Chairman: A. Allen, AMRC, UK

6. Titanium Market Trends
Dr. H. Sibum, Thyssen Krupp Titanium GmbH, Germany

7. New Developments in Broaching Technologies
G. Lebküchner, MTU AERO Engines GmbH, Germany

8. Milling of Titanium
Dr. P. Bach, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

9. Machinability of New Titanium Alloys Employed in Aerospace Industry
P. J. Arrazola, Mondragon University, Spain

10. Visit of WZL and IPT Laboratories

Tool Materials & Tool Manufacturing
Chairman: F. Resmini, Dormer Tools, Italy

11. Advanced Characterization of Tool Steels
H. Leitner, University of Leoben, Austria

12. New Alloying Concepts for Difficult to Cut Materials Like Titanium or Austenitic Grades
Dr. C. Devrim, Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co. KG, Austria

13. Improving HSS Tools Performance by Deep Cryogenic Treatments
L. A. Alava, Cryobest International, S.L., Spain

14. PM HSS Developments for High Performance Machining
D. Rebois, S. Sundin, Erasteel, Sweden

15. Reduce Your Grinding Costs
J. Badger, Ph.D., USA

16. Increased Productivity and Quality in Flexible Tool Production with Simulation and Measurement
Dr. P. H. Nebeling, Walter Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany

High Performance and Dry Machining
Chairman: D. Thomas, Fette GmbH, Germany

17. New Era of Ultra High Performance HSS Drills and End Mill
I. Hori, Nachi-Fujikoshi Corp., Japan

18. Brief Review of Coolant Oil Hole in HSS Cutting Tools
J. L. Chassaigne, Forecreu SA, France

19. Dry Drilling of Deep Holes with HSS Tools Assisted by Vibration
J. Rech, ENISE, France

20. HSS in the Changing World of Gear Manufacturing
Dr. A. Raab, Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz Gaggenau plant, Germany

21. Dry Gear Hobbing: Is PM-HSS Competitive Compared with Carbide?
Prof. Dr. Dr. e. h. F. Klocke, C. Gorgels, R. Schalaster, WZL, RWTH Aachen, Germany


HSS Forum Conference 2005

New Global Technologies and Trends
Chairman: Eugen Valerius, HSS forum, Hohnstorf / Germany

01. New technologies in the cutting tool industry
Eugen Valerius, HSS forum, Hohnstorf / Germany 
Adeline Riou, Erasteel, Paris / France

02. Trends and Developments in Production Engineering
Prof. Dr. Fritz Klocke, WZL, RWTH Aachen / Germany 

03. Latest Developments in Machine Tools
Prof. Dr. Christian Brecher, WZL, RWTH Aachen / Germany

New Developments in High Speed Steel and Surface Engineering
Chairman: Hubert Lenger, Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG, Kapfenberg / Austria

04. Friction, Adhesion, Fundamentals, Wear Mechanisms in Metal Cutting
Prof. Sture Hogmark, Uppsala University / Sweden 
Dr. Mikael Olsson, Uppsala University / Sweden 

05. PM Production and Applications of HSS
Dr. Olle Grinder, PM Technology AB, Stockholm / Sweden 

06. Grinding of High Speed Steel
Dr. Jeff Badger, Erasteel, Bulverde / USA 

07. Cutting Edge Preparation and Surface Issues
Prof. Agr. Dr. Joël Rech, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de St-Etienne / France 

08 Latest Developments and Applications in Coating Technologies
Dr. Wolfgang Kalss, Balzers AG, Balzers / Liechtenstein 

HSS Tools for High Performance Processes
Chairman: Dr. Fabrizio Resmini, Dormer Tools, Milan / Italy

09. High Speed Steel and Cemented Carbide in Drilling Applications
Rudolf Birk, Gühring oHG, Sigmaringen / Germany 

10. HSS-Tools in Gear Manufacturing for Commercial Vehicle Applications

Dr. Manfred Kleinjans, DaimlerChrysler AG, Gaggenau /Germany 

11. High Performance Tapping and Thread Forming
Thomas Zeus, Emuge Franken, Lauf a.d. Pegnitz / Germany 

12. Modern Tool Design of HSS End Mills
Dr. Stefan Lux, Fraisa SA, Bellach / Switzerland 

13. High Performance Broaching
Isao Hori, Nachi-Fuijikoshi Corp., Tokyo / Japan 

14. Efficient Sawing of Tubes and Bars
Ake Stromhielm, Ovako Steel AB, Hofors / Sweden 
Jan Tiberg, Erasteel Kloster AB, Söderfors / Sweden 

Application of HSS Tools
Chairman: Ed Tarney, Crucible Specialty Metals, Syracuse / USA

15. Application of HSS Cutting Tools in the Mechanical Engineering Industry

Prof. Diethard Thomas, Fette, Schwarzenbek / Germany 

16. An Overview of HSS Cutting Tools Dedicated to Powertrain Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry
Dr. Hatem Khanfir, Renault, Rueil Malmaison / France 

17. Application of HSS Cutting Tools in the Aerospace Industry
Véronique Zerrouki, Alain Martinez, Snecma Moteurs, Evry Corbeil / France 

18. Ecological Manufacturing by Toyota Motors

Hiromi Yoshimura, Toyota Motor, Toyota City / Japan