Program Tuesday September 29th 2020

Time Lecture presented by
8:00 Registration  
8:30 - 8:45 Opening Remarks Katja Lohmann-Hütte / Friedr. Lohmann GmbH
8:45 - 9:10 Pit furnaces for gas nitriding and carburizing and process and equipment-specific features Paul Reichert / KGO GmbH
9:20 - 9:45 Heat treatment in pit furnaces: Different designs for parts weighing less than one kilo on the one hand and parts weighing 200 tons on the other Martin Preisl / Aichelin GmbH/BOSIO
9:55 - 10:20 Economic and efficient low pressure carburizing in pit furnaces Grzegorz Gluchowski / SECO/WARWICK S.A.
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 11:25 Advanced quenching media for pit furnace processes Rainer Braun / BURGDORF GmbH & Co. KG
11:35 - 12:00 Reduction of flame formation during quenching in hardening bath - From the problem to the finished product Janos Jenei / FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH

Elmar Steinwidder / Sandvik Mining and Construction GmbH
12:10 - 13:15 Lunch break  
13:15 - 13:40 Hightemperature corrosion and Metal Dusting Bernd Schneider
W. Pilling Kesselfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
13:50 - 14:15 Natural gas quality and hydrogen from the perspective of industrial end users Dr.-Ing. Jörg Leicher
Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e.V.
14:25 - 14:50 Eruptive emissions at pit furnaces and adequate methods of handling them Helmut Kurz
GARANT-Filter GmbH
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break  
15:30 - 15:55 Design and layout of pit furnace fixtures under consideration of modern development possibilities / pit furnace fixtures “3G” (3rd generation) Thorsten Kutsch / Friedr. Lohmann GmbH
16:05 - 16:30 Challenges and experiences in the introduction of a software-supported tracking of the use of fixtures and charging equipment in heat treatment plants Thorsten Trägenap / TTC Informatik GmbH
16:40 - 17:05 Safety when entering and passing over small rooms and containers CSE Thomas Matthey
MST / MattheySafetyTraining
18:00 Evening event  

Program Wednesday September 30th 2020

Zeit Vortrag Referent
8:30 - 8:55 Cases of damage, maintenance and repair of pit furnace fixtures Dr. Roman Ritzenhoff
Friedr. Lohmann GmbH
9:05 - 9:30 Safety in heat treatment shops - legal requirements and general conditions for the operation of a hardening shop Wolfram Schmid Berufsgenossenschaft Holz und Metall
9:40 - 10:05 CE marking and manufacturer's obligations for placing pit furnace fixtures on the market Dr. Roman Ritzenhoff
Friedr. Lohmann GmbH
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break  
10:45 - 11:10 Basics for measurement and control in the generation of carrier gas and carburizing atmospheres Milomir Mikulović / MESA Electronic GmbH
11:20 - 11:45 Intelligent inert gas inlet system - replacement of fans in pit furnaces Gerd Waning / Linde Gas
12:00 - 12:15 Closing remarks  
12:15 - 12:45 Lunch break (optional)