Building on the success of the 2015 technical programme, AIMCAL, the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, will again provide an outstanding programme for ICE Europe 2017.

Conference tickets are also valid for visiting ICE Europe and CCE International.

The programme is being developed in partnership with Fraunhofer IVV (Process Engineering & Packaging) and takes place from 10:00am – 12:00pm during the show days:

Tuesday, 21st March 2017

Session One
10:00 AM The real challenges of the in-line quality control of electrode coating for lithium-ion batteries based on visual inspection.
10:30 AM Inline optical measurement of crosslinking degree and layer thickness for coating process control.
Ferdinand Ruess, Fraunhofer IVV
11:00 AM Introduction to new high-resolution 3D Line Confocal Imaging technology and its use in web roughness and edge/burr height measurement applications.
Juha Saily, FocalSpec, Inc.
11:30 AM Production Transparency – Easily optimize process and maximize yield with connected inspection technology and benefit from efficient data management.
Session Two
10:00 AM Roll Diameter Requirements in Converting Processes.
William Gilbert, Siemens Industry, Inc.
10:30 AM Better performance in roll systems by applying specific geometric measurement techniques.
Pascal Locoge, PARALIGN & Machinery Service Manager
11:00 AM Key Factors in Selecting Correct Web Cleaning System.
Milosz Ferchow, Meech International
11:30 AM Greener production processes and continuous process improvement through the use of next generation coating thickness measurement methods.
Matthias May, Sensory Analytics (SpecMetrix Systems)

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

Session Three
10:00 AM Slot Die Coating - Principle and Application.
Thomas Kolbusch, Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH
10:30 AM The Benefit of Accurate Anilox Volume Measurement
Mr. Heinz Roettig, Troika Systems Limited
11:00 AM Mobile repair of hard coated rolls and machine components.
Alexander Barth, STI Hartchrom AG
11:30 AM Coating and printing processes for the surface functionalization … newest developments in coating and lamination for specialty films and flexible packaging.
Andrea Glawe, KROENERT GmbH & Co KG
Session Four
10:00 AM Features and advantages of demetalization.
Sergio Molino, Cerutti Packaging Equipment
10:30 AM Optimization of atmospheric plasma for high speed industrial application.
Nicolas Vandencasteele, Coating Plasma Industrie
11:00 AM Ready-to-laminate, Self Adhering High Barrier Films.
Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging
11:30 AM From vacuum to atmosphere and back - an in-house process chain for different products.
Steffen Günther, Fraunhofer FEP

Thursday, 23rd March 2017

Session Five
10:00 AM The Latest Developments in On-Line Measurement and Control for Film Extrusion and Coating applications.
Chris McGowan, ​NDC Technologies Ltd
10:30 AM Prediction of Glueability or Printability.
Ullrich Kasten, emtec Electronic GmbH
11:00 AM Development of functional barriers for the use of recycled materials in flexible packaging.
Vicent Martinez, ​AIMPLAS
11:30 AM Modelling and Control of Roll-to-Roll Systems.
Dominique KNITTEL, University of Strasbourg

The audiences for these conferences are technical professional personnel in R&D, manufacturing and Marketing. The conference language is English.

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