HK 2020  Materials - Processes - Products

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The HK is organized yearly by AWT and is the biggest event on materials science in Europe. The congress has a duration of two days congress and three days exhibition and is simultaneously translated German-English vice versa. 

The 76th HK takes place from 20-22 October 2020 in Cologne, trade fair. 

AWT does no longer limit program subjects of its HK 2020 to certain specialisations. Instead, the full competence ranges of AWT as leading association in heat treatment and materials engineering shall be presented:

  • New materials an processes
  • heat treatment processes
  • heat treatment equipment and media
  • heat treatment results (material structures, properties, residual stresses, distortion)
  • heat treatment simulation
  • process chains (processes before and after heat treatment)
  • materials analysis, quality control
  • new materials

Applications for lectures could be made until March, 15, 2020 with the form on