5th European Conference JOIN-TRANS 2018 - Joining and Construction of Railway Vehicles -

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

From 12.30

Registration of the Participants

Lunch Break/Exhibition


Opening of the Conference
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Keitel, Chairman of the ECWRV „European Committee for Welding of Railway Vehicles“


State of the art and revision of EN 15085 – Interpretation by MCB (IIS) and manufacturer (Alstom)
Dr. Eng. Stefano Clerici, Dr. Eng. Giacomo Piromallo, IIS Cert Srl, Genova, Italy; Dipl.-Ing. Martin Strothmann, ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH, Salzgitter, Germany


Practical examples for inspections acc. EN 15085
Dipl.-Ing. Albrecht Hans, GSI mbH, NL SLV Duisburg, Germany


Coffee and Tea Break/Exhibition


ECM-certification for locomotives and other rail vehicles - consequences  for welding process
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rösch, Michael Rösch, RöschConsult Group GmbH, Reinheim, Germany


Actual Status of the EN Standard for Adhesive Bonding of Railway Vehicles
Dr.-Ing. Jan Glaser, ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH, Salzgitter, Germany

19.00 - 22.00

Dinner Evening in Leopoldina

German National Academy of Sciences, Jägerberg 1, 06108 Halle (Saale)

Founded in 1652, the Leopoldina is one of the oldest academies of science in the world. It is dedicated to the advancement of science for the benefit of humankind and to the goal of shaping a better future. With some 1,500 members, the Leopoldina brings together outstanding scientists from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and many other countries.

Source: www.leopoldina.org


Thursday, May 17th, 2018


Non Destructive Testing via Eddy Current Methods: Train Applications
Hauke Springer, Springer New Technologies GmbH, Bad Wildbad, Germany; John Hansen, ETherNDE Limited, UK


New developed ac/dc-pulse technology for mt-testing and demagnetization of steel components with application
Dr.-Ing. Peter Hirsch, Henry Hirsch, HPT Hirsch Prüftechnik GmbH, Zweibrücken, Germany


Opportunities and requirements of non-destructive residual stress measurements in the field of railway vehicle manufacturing
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Ronny Baum, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Keitel, SLV Halle GmbH, Germany


Coffee and Tea Break/Exhibition


Quality control for aluminum vehicle welding with AC-pulsed GMAW

Dr.Eng. Keiji Kadota, Wakana Kondo, Tetsuo Era, OTC DAIHEN, Japan


Laser Beam Welding of Longitudinal Roof Beams and Special Profiles for Rail Car Manufacturing
Dipl.-Phys. Holger Alder, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Fittkau, M.Sc. Leo Pflugradt, Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Wesselmann, Photon AG, Berlin, Germany


Lunch Break/Exhibition


Additive Manufacturing @ Siemens Mobility
Maximilian Kunkel, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany


Welding specifics during the manufacturing of locomotives in Russia
Mirko Löber, Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Kassel, Germany


Experimental studies in relaxation and embedding of end-coated components with preloaded bolted joints
Christian Denkert, Thomas Schoppan, Dr. Ralf Schnelle, Dr. Ralf Glienke, Fraunhofer IGP, Rostock, Germany


Coffee and Tea Break


European Design and Made in the USA
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schmidt, ECE Global, LLC, Itasca, Unites States


BIM : Technological development and software tools to integrate railway libraries, special & normative con-straints of large linear projects
M. Bensalah, A. Elouadi, H. Mharzi, Colas Rail Casablanca, Morocco


End of the Conference