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Ceramics for Wear, Abrasion and Cutting
Séminaire interrégional : 3 et 4 juillet 2001
University of Limerick (Ireland)
Basement Lecture Theatre, Foundation Building,
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
3 juillet 2001
09:00 Registration at the University of Limerick
09:30 « Euroceram Introduction »
Prof. Stuart Hampshire, University of Limerick (Ireland)
10:00 « Advances in the development of ultrahard cutting tool materials »
Mr. Robert Flynn, Materials Ireland Research Centre, University of Limerick (Ireland)
10:30 « Silicon-Nitride composites for metal cutting applications »
Mr. James O’Brien, Materials Science and Technology Dept., University of Limerick (Ireland)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 « Al2O3-SiC nano-composites for improved wear »
Dr. David O’ Sullivan, Materials Ireland Research Centre, University of Limerick (Ireland)
12:00 « Sol-gel elaboration and characterisation of Al2O3-SiC grits »
Prof. Francis Cambier, Belgian Ceramics Research Centre, Mons (Belgium)
12:30 « Si3N4 nano-composite materials »
Prof. Stuart Hampshire, University of Limerick (Ireland)
13:00 Lunch
14:30 « Wear mechanism in porcelain tile polishing »
Dr. Enrique Sanchez-Vilches; Institute of Ceramic Technology, University Jaume I de Castellón (Spain)
15:00 « Wear of ceramic coatings »
Prof. Tapio Mantyla, Tampere University of Technology, Laboratory of Ceramic Materials, Tampere (Finland)
15:30 « Influence of aqueous media on the abrasive and erosive wear of ceramic materials »
Dr Philippe Descamps, Belgian Ceramics Research Centre, Mons (Belgium)
4 juillet 2001
09:30 « Characterisation of the green machinability of AlN powder compacts « 
Prof. Gilbert Fantozzi, (France)
10:00 « Characterisation methods to assess wear resistance »
Dr Jean Pierre Erauw, Belgian Ceramics Research Centre, Mons (Belgium)
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 « Rechargement et Métallisation Industriels »
Claude Rousselle, RMI Industries (Belgium)
11:30 « Cutting Fluids »
Dr. Bruno Machefert, Regional Development Agency of Limousin, Limoges (France)
12:00 « Novel Machinable Glass-Ceramics »
Mr. Joe Doyle, Materials Ireland Research Centre, University of Limerick (Ireland)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Visit to the UL and MIRC Laboratories and Inauguration of Materials and Surface Science Institute
Pour plus d’informations, contactez Joseph Doyle
Material Ireland Research Centre
National Technological Park
Limerick
Ireland
Tel : +353.61.202465
fax : +353.61.202967