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Wednesday 27 March 2019
11u00-11u45
Productivity Increase of Machining Processes through Predictive and Digital Manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Ir. Bert Lauwers Decaan Faculteit Industriële Ingenieurswetenschappen KU Leuven"
Decaan Faculteit Industriële Ingenieurswetenschappen
KU Leuven

The complexity of today’s manufacturing processes is ever increasing. More complicated parts, often fabricated in advanced materials, have to be manufactured first time right. In order to reach these objectives, digital manufacturing tools and computer models of machining processes, known as digital twins, can give a better understanding of these processes allowing optimization and consequently a productivity increase

Bert Lauwers - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
11u45-12u30
How to become a Factory of the Future: rethinking production in a smarter and more future-proof way
Erik de Zeeuw
Project Engineering Manager
Materialise

For Materialise, the emergence of Factories of the Future is not a phenomenon we’re waiting for. It’s a vision we’re realizing today, and of which our ‘Factory of the Future Label 4.0’ is proof. This label, awarded by industry platforms Agoria and Sirris, is given to companies that rethink their production in a smarter and more future-proof way. In order to become a Factory of the Future, a manufacturing company must undergo seven transformations in areas as diverse as technological advancement, workforce engagement and inter-company collaboration. Erik will talk about how Materialise drove these transformations and how our technologies and solutions can help other companies realize their own Factory of the Future.

Erik de Zeeuw - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
13u00-14u00
Can I print this : 3D-printing/Additive Manufacturing: don’t use a hammer to drill a hole.
Kris Binon
CEO
Flam3D

Status report: What’s the technology capable of? Why consider Additive Manufacturing for your company? What’s a viable business case? And how do you start using AM? An introduction, for those who see innovation as an opportunity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kris Binon - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
14u15-15u00
Smart Technology helps workers growing in their job
Bart Decloedt
Manager Sales & Innovation
Mariasteen

Due to changing customer needs and market demands, the manufacturing industry is faced with more product diversification and higher quality requirements. For sheltered workplaces, the range of repetitive simple work is evolving towards more complex activities. On the other hand, the potential of incoming employees turns out to have far fewer job possibilities than before.
Mariasteen’s case shows the challenges to create sustainable work through technology accepted by employees with disabilities. Automation with collaborative robots and digitization through interactive projected work instructions offers Mariasteen opportunities  to create new business with traditional industry.

Bart Decloedt - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
15u00-15u45
Towards Smart Manufacturing: From Flexible Assembly Production to Product’s Digital Signature
Abdellatif Bey-Temsamani
Project Manager
Flanders Make

Industry 4.0 is transforming current manufacturing practices. Big data, advanced robotics, industrial connectivity, …. All are impacting the manufacturing machines and processes with the goal to make production processes more flexible to deal with large variety of products, digitize all manufacturing steps to trace back relevant historical information, and create a digital signature of generated products that contains related information throughout its lifecycle.
Key enabler technologies that would allow this transformation are emerging and becoming more and more available: new sensor’s generation with smart connectivity, big-data compatible processors, collaborative robots, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, condition monitoring, …. When properly implemented in a manufacturing ecosystem, these technologies will transform conventional manufacturing into smart manufacturing.
In this presentation, we will showcase some practical examples where these topics and their impact on manufacturing are clearly highlighted.
Some of these examples are related to Smart Clamping for (CNC) machining centers, digital signature of an additively manufactured product, smart fleet with interconnected condition monitoring systems, digital instruction and their usage by collaborative robots.

Abdellatif Bey-Temsamani - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
Thursday 28 March 2019
11u00-11u45
Het 3d metaal print verhaal bij engie fabricom - Oplossingen voor onze industrie
Yannick Stroobants
3D Application Development Engineer
Engie

In 2015 sloegen ENGIE Fabricom, ENGIE Laborelec, een kenniscentrum voor de gehele groep- en de KULeuven de handen in elkaar om een 3D-metaaldrukproces op te zetten voor de industrie. Dit om de groep en zijn servicing activiteiten te ondersteunen met een complementaire technologie. Graag komen zij hun bevindingen en uitdagingen delen en dit aan de hand van enkele cases bespreken.

Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
12u00-12u45
Introducing a stainless solution that lasts
Jan-Ove Eriksson
R&D and Product Manager
Uddeholms AB Sweden

After 15 years of research, our R&D department developed a steel; combining high strength and stainless, Uddeholm VANAX SUPERCLEAN. The product combines the corrosion resistance of austenitic stainless steel AISI 316L, with a hardness up to 60 HRc which opens new opportunities/new applications. Existing materials were not sufficient in regards of corrosion and wear resistance. So we are ready  for the future.

Jan-Ove Eriksson - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
13u00-14u00
Can I print this : 3D-printing/Additive Manufacturing: don’t use a hammer to drill a hole.
Kris Binon
CEO
Flam3D

Status report: What’s the technology capable of? Why consider Additive Manufacturing for your company? What’s a viable business case? And how do you start using AM? An introduction, for those who see innovation as an opportunity.

 

 

 

 

Kris Binon - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
14u15-15u00
BMT Aerospace & de 4de industriele revolutie
BMT Aerospace & de 4de industriele revolutie
CEO
BMT Aerospace International

 

 

 

 

 

Benoit Reynders - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
15u00-15u45
Towards functional 3D printing: Hybrid manufacturing platforms at the VUB
Julien Ertveldt
R&D Engineer
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Driven by our own research in smart structures, a hybrid manufacturing platform based on two Direct Energy Deposition machines combined with subtractive processes are built in-house at the department of Mechanical Engineering (www.avrg.be) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Those machines should produce high precision metallic parts with integrated sensing. By presenting the beyond the state-of-the-art in hybrid manufacturing, we show how we think to manufacture the parts of the future with integrated structural health monitoring. Being both an end user for additive manufactured parts, as well as getting into the role of the machine tool builder, we obtained a unique insight in the current capabilities and limitations of additive and hybrid manufacturing. What kind of machine do we need to produce those parts of the future, and is current technology ready for this? Will Additive Manufacturing 2.0 be Hybrid Manufacturing?

Julien Ertveldt - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
16u00-17u00
Hoe metaalprints opspannen om na te bewerken? Ook onafhankelijk van de bouwplaat.
Tom Scharlaken
Lector - Onderzoeker
Vives Hogeschool

Heel vaak dienen metaalprints naverspaand te worden om de vereiste toleranties te bereiken. In deze lezing worden praktische tips and tricks meegegeven voor het uitlijnen op freesmachines. Wanneer en hoe de bouwplaat gebruiken als referentie? Wat met de printkroon? Methodieken om stukken nauwkeurig af te werken onafhankelijk van de bouwplaat (handig voor digitaal bestelde onderdelen).  Na deze expertclass ben je goed op de hoogte van de verspanende nabewerkingsmogelijkheden, de do's and don't tijdens het ontwerp en nabewerkingen.

Tom Scharlaken - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
17u00-17u45
From authentic entrepreneurship to smart innovation
Bjorn Robbens
Co-founder
Sarolea

Almost 10 years ago  the twin brothers Robbens set out to change the motorcycle business as we know it.
Reclaiming the rights to the one’s most famous brand Saroléa , they started the development of 100 % electric motorcycles.
To  challenge them in pushing the possibilities of technology they decided to race their bikes on the legendary Isle of Man TT.
A new high end model was developed , the road legal Saroléa MANX 7.
Tonight Bjorn Robbens will talk about the start, the challenges , the future of building a global motorcycle brand from Belgium

Bjorn Robbens - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
Friday 29 March 2019
11u30-12u15
Should you invest in 3D Printing?
Onno Ponfoort
Practice Leader 3D Printing
Berenschot

Many companies contemplate investments in 3D printing, but reaching a decision is hard.
For instance, how to compare and quantify:
• Improved functionality of products;
• Extra speed in product design;
• Better tooling;
• Lower stock levels?

In this session we help you to assess and compare benefits of 3D printing for your company. We use a proven tool, the 3D Part Tinder, to focus your attention on those aspects that will bring most return on your investments.

The  Moderator for this session is Onno Ponfoort, Practice Leader 3D Printing @ Berenschot. Onno is active in the 3D Printing arena for over 15 years and has supported many companies and consortia with the business and organisational side of using this technology. After all, the big question always is: how can we make money and get a good return on our investments?

Onno Ponfoort - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019
13u00-14u00
Can I print this : 3D-printing/Additive Manufacturing: don’t use a hammer to drill a hole.
Kris Binon
CEO
Flam3D

Status report: What’s the technology capable of? Why consider Additive Manufacturing for your company? What’s a viable business case? And how do you start using AM? An introduction, for those who see innovation as an opportunity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kris Binon - Expert Classes at Machineering 2019