Following the successful Conference organised in 2015 in Venice, the Italian Association for Metallurgy (AIM) is proud to announce the ECHT 2019 Conference, with focus on Automotive, that will be held in the beautiful Bardolino on Garda Lake on 5-6-7 June 2019.
Prospective authors wishing to present papers are invited to submit a tentative title and an abstract on the following topics.
Thermo-chemical treatment (carburizing, nitriding, nitrocarburising, )
Surface hardening (induction, laser, ..)
Coating technology and coatings (PVD, CVD, plasma, thermal spray, ...)
Design and construction of industrial heat treatment equipment
Equipment for measurement and process control
Quenching technology, equipment and quenchants
Residual stress and distortion
Environmental impact of heat treatment
Environmental aspects of surface engineering
Tribology and tribological testing methods
Wear and wear protection
Modeling and simulation of heat treatment and surface engineering related aspects
Reliability and process control
Cost analysis and reduction in manufacturing
Energy saving
Bulk heat treatment
Mechanical properties



The Conference language will be English.