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Tuesday March 12, 2024

08:00 – 09:00 Registration

08:30 – 10:20

Session 4: Processing & Sustainability

Chaired by A. Serpe and A. Senos


08:30 – 09:00 Keynote: Sustainability considerations on hardmetals

R. Useldinger, C. Bertalan, U. Schleinkofer


09:00 – 09:20 Valorisation of hardmetal wastes using organic acids in an eco-friendly process

M. Cera, G.P. De Gaudenzi, S. Tedeschi, A. Muntoni, G. De Gioannis, A. Serpe


09:20 – 09:40 Alternative eco-friendly routes to process WC-Ni dense pieces through gelling agents.

A. Ferrández-Montero, K. Navarro, C. Chirico, H. Besharatloo, A.J. Sánchez-Herencia, B. Ferrari


09:40 – 10:00  Water based milling process for cemented tungsten carbide processing

P. Achuthan, K.S. Anvitha, B. M. Hunter

10:00 – 10:20  Cryogenic temperature effects on ductile-to-brittle transformation on the metallic binder under pillar compression

G. Riu-Perdrix, C. Minnert, C. Tian, I. El Azhari, F. Mücklich, L. Llanes, J. Schwiedrzik, J.J. Roa

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

10:50 – 12:40

Session 5: Additive Manufacturing

Chaired by N. Sacks and B. Ferrari


10:50 – 11:20 Keynote: Additive manufacturing of CrC-enriched WC-Co hybrid carbide with laser based - powder bed fusion

T. Schwanekamp, L. Zimmer, M. Reuber, U. Beste

11:20 – 11:40 Processing and sintering of WC-Ni hardmetal components by Fused Filament Fabrication

C. Chirico, H. Besharatloo, B. Ferrari, A.J. Sanchez-Herencia

11:40 – 12:00 Optimising SLM and robocasting additive manufacturing of WC-Co-Mo based cemented carbides using response surface methodology

N.P. Mphasha, R.M. Genga, N. Sacks, C. Polese, J. Vleugels, S. Huang, X. Madyibi

12:00 – 12:20 Fracture behavior of WC-Co samples produced via binder jetting 3D printing

L. Cabezas, C. Berger, S. Birdy, E. Jiménez-Piqué, P. Moreno, J. Pötschke, L. Llanes

12:20 – 12:40 Evaluation of LPBF build integrity for WC-Co cemented carbides through critical parameter selection

P. Govender, D.C. Blaine, N. Sacks

17:30 – 18:00 Poster Session & Snack I

18:00 – 19:50

Session 6: Alternative Compositions / Materials I

Chaired by L.A. Cornish and S.G. Huang


18:00 – 18:30 Keynote: Stability of high entropy hard phases during sintering in metallic binder phases

J. Pötschke, A. Vornberger, L.-M. Berger, B. Matthey


18:30 – 18:50 Residual stresses and microstructure in fine grained cemented carbides doped with Cr and Ti

J. Weidow, A.B. Yildiz, G. Olsson, V. Lilja, E. Coronel, D. Mayweg, M. Thuvander, M. Kritikos,                

F. Lindberg, I. Borgh, P. Hedström, S. Norgren


18:50 – 19:10 Finite fatigue life and crack-growth assessment of WC-Co-γ cemented carbides

M. Serra, F. García-Marro, N. Cinca, E. Jiménez-Piqué, L. Llanes


19:10 – 19:30 A new viewpoint on the influence mechanism of TaC additions on performance of WC-Co cemented carbides

I. Konyashin, B. Ries, T. Gestrich


19:30 – 19:50 SPS production of WC-10Co with additives of VC, Cr3C2 and Ru

S. Luthuli, D.J. Whitefield, L.A. Cornish

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