CONGRESS organized by A&L Alluminio e Leghe and GMS MILANO supported by METEF

Aluminium extrusions

EXTRAORDINARY POTENTIAL

INFINITE APPLICATIONS

INCREASING TECHNOLOGICAL CONTENT

APRIL 4TH, 2019

VILLA EVELINA CONGRESS CENTRE
AZIENDA AGRICOLA GUALBERTO RICCI CURBASTRO & SONS

Capriolo (near Brescia, Italy), Via Adro 37

Event organized by GMS MILANO and A&L Alluminio e Leghe supported by METEF and CENTROAL

The participation to the congress is free and offered by GMS that will present HEH (High Efficiency Heater) a new application for extrusion billets heating induction. HEH is an innovative pre-heating system for extrusion billets. The new technique is based up the invention of INOVALAB, a spin-off of the University of Padua, a particular preheating process through rotating permanent magnets.

Aluminium extrusion is a flexible technology, open to innovation in materials, machines and processes. The quest for the utmost competitiveness demands concrete answers to the requests of the global market for state-of-the-art solutions concerning plants, machinery, production technology and the design of semis.

In order to provide adequate answers, GMS and A&L organized a Study Day regarding the extrusion of aluminium, focused on new technologies for the magnetic heating of billets.
The initiative is aimed at the main players of the production chain, extruders, plant manufacturers, designers, quality assurance managers, company technicians, end users, the academic and research world which seems to be increasingly interested in aluminium alloys, metallurgy and the relevant technologies.

The program includes the presentation of an updated picture of extrusion at a regional and global level, the analysis of recent progresses in extrusion techniques with a focus on furnaces for the magnetic pre-heating of billets and on the typical occurrences in the extrusion process connected to the new technology. The most innovative extrusion alloys on the market, from traditional ones to the main variations developed by the producers, right up to the most advanced new compositions, will also be dealt with, providing evidence of the continuous progress from a metallurgical standpoint, to obtain qualitative and quantitative improvements in productivity and optimization of the final properties of extrusions.

The theme of the extrusions market in Italy and in Europe and an accurate analysis of the state of the market updated at the date of the event will be tackled defining the technological limitations needed to direct the project towards the greatest production efficiency, limiting waste and corrections.

Coordinators: Mario Conserva, Alberto Pomari, Giuseppe Giordano

Program:

9:00 – Registration of participants

9:30 – WELCOME ADDRESS AND INTRODUCTION TO THE WORKS OF THE CONGRESS

Giorgio Rozzi, General Director, GMS, and Mario Conserva, President, METEF

10:00 – THE PROSPECTS OF EXTRUSIONS IN ITALY AND IN THE WORLD

Speakers: Alberto Pomari, A&L magazine and Orazio Zoccolan, Centroal

10:20 – TECHNOLOGICAL REQUISITES FOR INDUCTION HEATING WTH ROTATING MAGNETS

Speakers: Prof. Fabrizo Dughiero, University of Padua and Marcello Zerbetto, Inovalab

11:00 – WHY IS THE NEW PRE-HEATING TECHNOLOGY A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR EXTRUSION?

Speaker: Claudio Zanotti, GMS

11:45 – NEW ALUMINIUM EXTRUSION ALLOYS

Speaker: Giuseppe Giordano, A&L Magazine

12:15 DEBATE AND COCNLUSIONS

13:00 BUFFET

14:00 GUIDED TOUR OF THE GUADALBERTO RICCI CURBASTRO WINE FARM

 

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

 

General information:

Location: the Congress will be held in Capriolo (near Brescia), at Villa Evelina Congress Centre, Azienda Agricola Guadalberto Ricci Curbastro (see directions on Google Maps).

Registrations: Registration to the event is free of charge; requests for participation must arrive by March 8th, 2019. Registrations will be closed when the maximum number of participants will be reached.

Participation to the works includes lunch and any other educational material provided by the speakers.

Please not that the public present at the event may be included in photos, videos and/or audio recordings by the organizers.

Organization Secretary
Luisa Inganni
Telefono +39 030 9981045
luisa.inganni@metef.com

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