Topics of SCT 2017

Steel Components in Cars and Trucks

  • body structure
  • forged and stamped parts
  • engine (conventional, electrical)
  • transmission
  • axle
  • shafts
  • bearings
  • precision pipes and gears
  • steering and chassis
  • wheels
  • breaks
  • accessories
  • engine management
  • injection
  • alternative drives (e. g. fuel cell)

Manufacturing of Components

  • intelligent forming processes
  • new developments in heat treatment techniques
  • hybrid manufacturing
  • multi-material design
  • efficient joining techniques
  • innovative and economic process chains
  • new surface techniques (corrosion and wear protection, paint adherence) for future applications.

New Steels

  • modern steel design
  • improved properties
  • new product forms
  • new surface coatings
  • adjusted forming
  • light weight construction with forged components
  • recyclability
  • lifecycle assessment

Modelling, Simulation and Testing

  • numerical simulation of steel properties
  • components
  • joints and processes
  • (rapid) simultaneous engineering
  • virtual engineering and related topics
  • innovative testing methods for material steel components and vehicles
  • quality assessment and part integrity
  • new methods for characterization of material properties