The international seminar on die casting, in cooperation with the University of Engineering of Brescia.
The 26th of February many speakers have discussed the most recent innovations and the latest technology of the sector: among the others BDW Technologies, Italpresse-Gauss, Lomopress and BMW.
In half a day and in one place the Diecasting Day offers a perspective about the most recent developments of the die casting sector.
Above all it takes to Brescia, which is the Italian centre of the foundry district, many relevant speakers.
Alberto Albertini of Italpresse, with Romano Miglietti one of the founder of the Diecasting Day, has officially opened the fifth Diecasting Day reminding what has been done from 1997, the first edition of Metef exhibition: a web portal on aluminium, a magazine specialized on diecasting, Metef-Foundeq and Teknomotive exhibitions, the seminar Diecasting Day, an University degree more dedicated to metallurgy and foundry , a die casting laboratory which inspired many more in the new research center CSMT where companies and university meets.
In less than 15 years Brescia has made possible many international events and projects.
|From left: Alberto Albertini (Italpresse), Romano Miglietti (Csmt), Carlo Scalmana (Italpresse), Jürgen Wüst (BDW Technologies) and Werner Stärk (BMW). |
The two speakers of the German foundries, BMW Group and BDW Technologies, showed their experience in the automotive structural castings.
BMW are installing in their foundry of Landshut, Germany a two platen Italpresse machine, with 2700 ton of closing force. While BDW , after the first TF 1350, have ordered six more two platen Italpresse machines.
Gauss has showed the latest flexible installations and auto-cells in gravity casting, and they have confirmed their leadership in the sector.
Lomopress die casting shop in Brescia, Italy (which has recently bought an Italpresse of 550 ton), has explained how a small-medium size factory can face a competitive market and above all a developing technology to support the automotive sector.
Diecasting Day wants to join the local to the global, because nowadays each company is into a wider market. And above all it wants to improve the dialogue between suppliers and end-users, also by explaining in a practical and understandable way all the recent innovations and researches from the academic world.