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Monday March 11, 2024

08:00 – 12:30 Registration

08:30 – 08:40 Welcome & Opening Remarks

08:40 – 10:30

Session 1:  Fundamental Aspects

Chaired by I. Konyashin and R. Useldinger


08:40 – 09:10 Keynote: Grain growth inhibition in V and Ti doped cemented carbides at low doping concentrations

M. Gren, E. Fransson, H. Larsson, J. Weidow, A. Blomqvist, S. Norgren, G. Wahnström


09:10 – 09:30 Thermodynamic and experimental assessment of different hard-phase/binder combinations for cemented carbides

L.M. Dorner, W.D. Schubert, R. de Oro Calderon, R. Useldinger


09:30 – 09:50 Experimental and theoretical study of WC-Fe-Co-Ni cemented carbides

T. Soria-Biurrun, J.M. Sánchez-Moreno, K. Frisk


09:50 – 10:10 Modeling of cemented carbides hot-hardness

V. Lamelas, M. Walbrühl, M. Bonvalet Rolland, A. Borgenstam


10:10 – 10:30 Aspects of compression tests for WC/Co Hardmetals

B. Roebuck, K.P. Mingard, M.G. Gee

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

11:00 – 12:50

Session 2: Characterization

Chaired by S. Norgren and J.J. Roa


11:00 – 11:30 Keynote:  Study of the effect of chromium doping on the grain boundary character of WC-Co

M. Emmanuel, O. Gavalda-Diaz, B. Britton, K. Marquardt, S. Norgren, R. M'Saoubi, F. Giuliani


11:30 – 11:50 Three-dimensional microstructural characterization of a polycrystalline cubic boron nitride composite by means of focused ion beam (FIB) tomography

S. Gordon, T. Rodiguez-Suarez, J.J. Roa, E. Jiménez-Piqué, L. Llanes



11:50 – 12:10 Fracture toughness of cemented carbides and its correlation with other material properties

V. Kazymyrovyvch


12:10 – 12:30 The role of synchrotron-based electrochemical spectromicroscopies in the study of surface chemical interaction of hard metal

G.P. De Gaudenzi, M. Amati, A. Gianoncelli, L. Gregoratti, G. Kourousias, B. Bozzini


12:30 – 12:50 Simulation of loading cycles in WC-10%wt.Ni with a real 3D morphology

L. Degeneve, D. Mari, P.V.S. Machado, and E. Jimenez-Piqué

17:30 – 18:00 Registration

18:00 – 19:50

Session 3: Coatings

Chaired by R. M’Saoubi and S.N. Basu


18:00 – 18:30 Keynote: Epitaxial growth of a novel multilayer hard CVD coating: Ti(C,N) on top of  (Ti,Al)N

M. Ben Hassine, O. Bäcke, H.O. Andrén, D. Stiens, J. Kümmel, W. Janssen, M. Halvarsson


18:30 – 18:50 Effect of process parameters on the growth of AlN coatings on Al-based alloy

R. Soni, V.K. Sarin, P. Rao, E. Srinivasan, S.N. Basu


18:50 – 19:10 The effects of Ta, Nb and V additions on the structure and mechanical properties of the multicomponent transition metal-nitride PVD coatings

F. Lofaj, L. Kvetková, P. Hviščová, T. Fiantok


19:10 – 19:30 Detailed microstructure and the influence of post-treatment on CVD TiAlN wear resistant coatings

M. Mead, O. Bäcke, D. Stiens, M. Halvarsson

19:30-19:50  Laser manufacturing of cemented carbide coated tools

C. Wang, Z. Lai, L. Zheng, X. Hu, F. Ding, Y. Hong, X. Zhang

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