Sheet Metal Processing Czech Association seminar

10 September 2020
Czech Republic, TU Liberec
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The seminar is intended for managers, designers and technologists of companies in the mass production of sheet metal parts and tools for sheet metal forming, especially in the automotive industry. Participants will be acquainted with knowledge about current trends in the development of high-strength sheets and their processing, in the development of technologies for sheet metal forming and joining and the simulation of forming processes. The findings of employees of research and academic institutions as well as leading Czech companies in the field of sheet metal processing will be presented.

Seminar will be held in the Czech language with the English-speaking guest.

Sheet Metal Processing Czech Association


 9:45 - 10:00 Registration of participants

10:00 Opening of the seminar Doc. Ing. Pavel Solfronk, Ph.D.

10:10 - 12:00 first section

 Lecture No.1

Method for the Co-Simulation of Machine and Process on the Example of Sheet Metal Forming / lecture in English

Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Schulze, TU Dressden

Lecture No.2

Digitization of Škoda Auto a.s press shops / lecture in Czech

Ing. Tomáš Pilvousek, Ph.D., IWE, ŠKODA AUTO.a.s.

Lecture No.3

Production of car bodies, structural and chassis parts of cars - from pressing, through joining (welding, riveting and gluing) to painting - description of individual processes and their possible problems, description of solutions using numerical simulations / lecture in Czech

Ing. Marek Slováček, Ph.D., ESI Group

12: 00-13: 00 Break

13:00 - 15:00 second section

 Lecture No.4

Surface Quality Assessment with a Virtual Light Room - a Virtual Audit / lecture in English

Mark Vrolijk, M.Sc., ESI Group

Lecture No.5

Gluing as a progressive way of joining car bodies / lecture in Czech

Ing. Pavel Doubek, Ph.D / TU Liberec

Lecture No.6

Application of the DRECE method (Dual Rolls Equal Channel Extrusion) in the heat treatment of low carbon steels / lecture in Czech

Ing. Vladislav Ochodek, Ph.D., VŠB TUO and STEELTEC CZ, s.r.o.

15:00 Final discussion and closing of the seminar




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