2505, 2020

Final event ASPECT at ESAFORM 2020

From 4 to 6 May 2020, the ESAFORM Conference was organised for the first time as on-line conference. In its frame, the ASPECT consortium held a mini-symposium “Tribology in Sheet Metal Forming Processes” as final event. The mini-symposium was organised by Twente University.  The ASPECT partners M2i, Philips, Opel, ESI-Group, Tata Steel, TriboForm, Filzek Tribotech, Zeller&Gmelin and inspire all presented their papers. All papers are published in Procedia Manufacturing Vol. 47.

105, 2020

New M2i initiatives

The COVID-19 virus has a large impact on all partners of M2i, but despite the cirsis M2i is currently preparing initiatives on a range of different materials-related subjects.

1703, 2020

Kick-off new Horizon 2020 project Grade2xl

On 11-12 March, the kick-off meeting of Grade2XL took place at the Science centrum in Delft, followed by a visit to RAMLAB in Rotterdam. Due to current travel restrictions related to coronavirus pandemie not all project partners could travel to Delft and Webex on-line participation was organized for non-travelers.

2002, 2020

Course on tribological influences in sheet metal forming

On 18-19 February 2020, the University of Twente organised the course “Fundamentals of Tribology in Sheet metal forming”, a dedicated training for engineers and researchers interested in the prediction and control of tribological effects in sheet metal forming processes. The course was organised free-of-charge, in the framework of the INTERREG project ASPECT coordinated by M2i.

1302, 2020

Kick-off SUNERGY

Over 100 stakeholders of the Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs) SUNRISE and ENERGY-X gathered on February 5-6, 2020 in Brussels for the kick-off meeting of SUNERGY.

702, 2020

Release ASPECT movie

This movie was made with the aim to inform the public about the problem that the ASPECT project tackles and the solutions created during the project.

402, 2020

ECHT2020

The European Conference on Heat Treatment will take place from Monday 30 November to Wednesday 2 December in Antwerp

3001, 2020

QUALIFY workshop at IAA2020 conference

The Qualify project is organizing a workshop at the 1st International Conference on Industrial Applications  of Adhesives 2020 (IAA2020 conference) in Madeira (Portugal), on 5-6 March.

1612, 2019

3DMed workshop at M2I conference

A 3DMed workshop was organized at the annual M2i Meeting Materials conference (Noordwijkerhout,  9-10 December 2019) https://www.m2i.nl/meeting-materials-2019/.

2310, 2019

Another successful ASPECT training

Yesterday, at Filzek TRIBOTech in Darmstadt, 12 representatives from reputed manufacturing companies and knowledge institutes received training on the latest methods for the experimental and numerical determination of temperature-induced tribological influences in sheet metal forming.