5-8 September 2022
Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Center
Europe/Vienna timezone

Scientific Programme

  • Thermal processing of Iron and Steels (annealing, hardening, tempering, Q&T, Q&P)

  • Thermal processing of Non-Ferrous alloys (annealing, age hardening)

  • Thermochemical treatment (carburizing, carbonitriding, nitrocarburizing, nitriding)

  • Surface hardening (induction, laser, electron beam…)

  • Quenching technology (equipment and quenchants)

  • Thermal and thermochemical treatment in additive manufacturing

  • Coating technology (PVD, CVD, plasma, thermal spray,….)

  • Brazing (vacuum, induction,…)

  • Physical metallurgy in heat treatment and surface engineering

  • Control and investigation of heat & surface treated products

  • Modelling and simulation of thermal and surface engineering processes

  • Residual stresses and distortion

  • Industrial heat & surface treatment equipment (design, process optimization,…)

  • Reliability, process control and artificial intelligence in thermal processing

  • Energy savings (process optimization, CO2-reduction, hydrogen)

  • Environmental aspects in heat treatment and surface engineering

  • Special emphasis of ECHT2022: Heat Treatment in Steel Processing

    • Furnace technology (batch, chamber, walking beam pusher-type,… furnaces)

    • Contiguous heat treatment and processing lines

    • Heat treatment of Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS)

    • New steels and their microstructure – properties relationship

    • Annealing, Q&T, Q&P at various stages of steel processing

    • Thermomechanical treatments