Metallurgy Research Centre

  • 27 de mayo de 2016

IK4-AZTERLAN takes part in the 72nd World Foundry Congress

The city of Nagoya (Japan) has recently hosted this important international event in which IK4-AZTERLAN has presented some research works through four different technical papers in the official program of the Congress.

A worldwide reference event that every two years brings together a high number of international experts and researchers to share the latest developments and advances in the casting technology.

The work program of the Congress has had several keynote lectures, a high number of technical presentations and posters, along with an international foundry exhibition and an outstanding program of industrial visits to Japanese casting companies.

IK4-Azterlan researchers have presented in the the Congress some of their latest research progress in the following fields:

- Kinetics of nucleation of graphite in nodular cast iron
- Development of ADI materials
- Advanced feeding systems for cast components

                                                                             Representatives from IK4-Azterlan and from the Tabira Foundry Institute in the 72nd World Foundry Congress (Nagoya – Japan)