Program

July 24th, 2017 

Registration & Informal Opening

14.00-16.00  
Registration
16.00-17.30  
Visit to Research Labs at DTG

 

July 25th, 2017 

Scraps Generation and their Management
in Urban Mines

09.00-09.30  
Welcome addresses
09.30-10.30  
Al-alloys components at end-of-life
Short review of application, life-cycle, scraps generation
Franco Bonollo (Padova University, Italy)
10.30-11.15  
The Aluminium urban mines
Post-consume material flow analysis
Gino Schiona (CIAL, Milano, Italy)
11.15-12.25  
Integrated Approach & Value Creation in Recycling Mixed Al-Scraps
Enabling Technologies to Prepare and Up-cycle Aluminium Scraps
Diran Apelian, Sean Kelly (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)
12.30-14.00  
Lunch
14.00-14.45  
Collection and sorting of scraps from urban waste
Collection methods & processing solutions before scraps re-melting
Gino Schiona (CIAL, Milano, Italy)
14.45-16.00  
Relevant processing solutions before re-melting of scraps
Review of treatments on scraps to improve melting
Ragnhild E. Aune (NTNU, Trondheim, Norway)
16.00-16.30  
Break
16.30-17.45  
Techniques to optimise melting of scraps
Furnaces, fluxes, treatments of re-melted Al alloys
Anne Kvithyld (SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway)

 

July 26th, 2017 

Aluminium Alloys: Primary and Recycled

09.00-10.30  
Solidification of Al-alloys
Key-features of solidification process & role of alloying elements
Lars Arnberg (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden)
10.30-11.00  
Break
11.00-12.30  
Casting of components in foundry processes for recycled Al alloys
Casting Processes, metallurgy, casting and shaping, as cast micro-
structures
Andreas Bühling-Polaczek (RWTH, Aachen, Germany)
12.30-14.00  
Lunch
14.00-15.30  
Primary vs Recycled Al alloys
A critical comparison in terms of properties and potential
Giulio Timelli (Padova University, Italy)
15.30-16.00  
Break
16.00-17.30  
Surface Quality: competition among Al alloys
A critical comparison in terms of corrosion and surface finishing
Francesco Andreatta (Udine University, Italy)

 

July 27th, 2017 

Circular Economy and Scenarios for Recycled Alloys

09.00-10.30  
LCA as a tool to compare Primary vs Recycled Al alloys
Eco-sustainability of alloys quantified by means of LCA
Aritz Alonso Galdames (Tecnalia, Bilbao, Spain)
10.30-11.00  
Break
11.00-12.30  
Successful application of recycled alloys – case-history #1:
Recycled alloys in a modern HPDC foundry
Claudio Mus (Endurance Overseas, Torino, Italy)
12.30-14.00  
Lunch
14.00-15.00  
Circular Economy in an Increasingly Dynamic Aluminium Industry
Challenges & opportunities for Al-alloys in a circular economy context
Diran Apelian, Sean Kelly (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)
15.00-16.00  
The future scenario of recycling and recycled alloys
Overview of market trends and perspective
Roberta Niboli (Raffmetal and European Aluminium Association)
16.00-16.30  
Overview of 4L-alloys in-field lab sessions
Franco Bonollo (Padova University, Italy)

 

July 28th, 2017 

Successful Applications of Recycled Alloys

09.00-10.00  
Successful application of recycled alloys – case-history #2:
Production of high performance recycled alloys
Piero Parona, Ruggero Zambelli (Raffmetal, Casto – BS, Italy)
10.00-10.45  
Successful application of recycled alloys – case-history #3:
Re-generation of alloys in an extrusion plant
Francesco Dal Sasso (Metalba, Bassano, Italy)
10.45-11.15  
Break
11.15-12.00  
Successful application of recycled alloys – case-history #4:
Re-generation of alloys in a rolling plant
Antonio Armigliato (SLIM Fusina Rolling, Fusina – VE, Italy)
12.00-12.30  
Concluding remarks
14.00-17.00  
Visit to Industrial Plant
(optional, to be confirmed)

 

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