Measurements at the Circular Materials Center (Kortrijk)
On 03.12.2021, project partner IMT Lille Douai carried out measurements in the Circular Materials Center as part of their research into optimizing a laser welding connection. KU Leuven is a partner in the Circular Material Center in Kortrijk.
Within the Athens project and within the framework of the PhD of Rowshni Jabeen (working at IMT Lille Douai), measurements on the thermal conductivity of plastics were performed on December 3, 2021. The C-Therm Trident appliance was used for this, which is currently located in the Circular material center in Kortrijk. These measurements fit within the cross-border collaboration of KU Leuven and IMT Lille Douai.
On May 17-18, 2022, the SAMPE Benelux Spring meeting 2022 took place in Enchede. PhD student Sofie Verstraete participated in the SAMPE Benelux student competition within the project partner KU Leuven, where the award for best (PhD) student presentation was won.
On 24.03.2022 a plasma workshop took place in which the project partner within KU Leuven was given a presentation with the status and challenges of using a plasma treatment for bonding thermoplastic composites.
Participation '2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS OF ADHESIVES 2022' (IAA 2022)
Within KU Leuven, part of the research was presented at the IAA 2022 conference that took place on March 3-4, 2022 in Carvoeiro, Algarve - Portugal.