7th International Conference on Tribology in Manufacturing Processes

February 28 to March 2, 2016

Phuket, Thailand

Conference Program

Sunday February 28, 2016

Time Description Location
16:00 – 18:00 Registration Grand Ballroom (Front)
16:30 – 18:00 IRGTM meeting (by invitation only) Champak Room
18:00 – 19:00 Networking Session (Cocktail reception)) Lagoon Garden Lawn

Monday February 29, 2016

Time Description Location
08:00 – 08:30 Registration Grand Ballroom (Front)
08:30 – 08:45 Opening ceremony Grand Ballroom
08:45 – 09:15 KEYNOTE I
"Tool Wear in Modern Cold Sheet Metal Forming and Its Counter Measures"
by Prof. Peter Groche (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)
Grand Ballroom
09:15 – 09:45 KEYNOTE II
"Tribo-Characteristics of Thin Hard Coatings and Some Considerations in Applying Them to Metal Forming Die"
by Prof. Yoshinari Tsuchiya (Gifu University, Japan)
Grand Ballroom
09:45 – 10:00 Sponsorship Acknowledgement and Group Photo Grand Ballroom
10:00 – 10:15 Break Foyer Area
10:15 – 12:15 2 Technical Sessions Grand Ballroom and Palm I
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch Pacifica Restaurant
13:00 – 13:30 INDUSTRIAL I
"New Trends in Lubricants for Cold Forging"
by Mr. Masato Otake (Thai Parkerizing Co., Ltd., Thailand)
Grand Ballroom
13:30 – 14:00 INDUSTRIAL II
"Impacts of Bio-Fluid Global Trends to Thailand Market"
by Mr. Nuttawut Rungsimutuchat (PTT Plc., Thailand)
Grand Ballroom
14:00 – 14:15 Break Foyer Area
14:15 – 16:15 2 Technical Sessions Grand Ballroom and Palm I
16:30 – 18:00 TTA annual meeting (by invitation only) Champak Room
18:00 – 20:00 Banquet Dinner Kan Eang @ Pier Restaurant

Tuesday March 1, 2016

Time Description Location
09:00 – 09:30 KEYNOTE III
"Tribological Design and Engineering in Surface Treatment for Semi-Dry and Dry Stamping"
by Prof. Tatsuhiko Aizawa (Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan)
Grand Ballroom
09:30 – 10:00 KEYNOTE IV
"Tribology in Tube Forming"
by Assoc.Prof. Gracious Ngaile (North Carolina State University, USA)
Grand Ballroom
10:00 – 10:15 Break Foyer Area
10:15 – 12:15 2 Technical Sessions Grand Ballroom and Palm I
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch Pacifica Restaurant
13:00 – 13:30 INDUSTRIAL III
"Contribution of Hot Multifriction Tribological Tests on the Understanding of Wear and Friction Behaviour in Hot Forging Application"
by Dr. Eric Gard (InS Thai Ltd., Thailand)
Grand Ballroom
13:30 – 14:00 INDUSTRIAL IV
"Role of Latest Analytical Chemistry in Company"
by Dr.Yoshikatsu Nagasawa (Ryukoku University, Japan)
Grand Ballroom
14:00 – 14:15 Break Foyer Area
14:15 – 16:35 2 Technical Sessions Grand Ballroom and Palm I

Wednesday March 2, 2016

Time Description Location
09:00 – 09:30 KEYNOTE V
"Tribology in Micro-Forming Processes"
by Prof. Kuniaki Dohda (Northwestern University, USA)
Grand Ballroom
09:30 – 10:00 INDUSTRIAL V
"Development of High Efficient Universal Tribology Testing Platform"
by Dr. Wanxin Sun (Bruker Nanosurface, Singapore)
Grand Ballroom
10:00 - 10:15 Closing Ceremony Grand Ballroom
10:15 – 10:30 Break Foyer Area
10:30 – 16:30 Networking Activity (Excursion Package) Grand Ballroom