We are glad to announce the ECHT 2025 Conference and 5th IFHTSE Conference on HTSE in Automotive and Transportation Applications, to be held in Prague, in Kaiserstein Palace, on 4-6 June 2025! The European series of conferences are organised by heat treatment in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland are dedicated to knowledge transfer between research and practice and the exchange of experience among engineers and scientists. ATZK including heat treatment experts from Czech and Slovak Republic, countries with a big tradition in the automotive  industry, has proposed an extensive program presenting current trends in automotive applications.

Conference topics

  • Sustainability in Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering
  • Heat Treatment (Steels, Non Ferrous and Complex Alloys)
  • Thermochemical Treatments
  • Quenching Technology (Equipment and Quenchants)
  • Surface Hardening (Induction, LASER, EB)
  • Residual Stresses and Distortion
  • Heat Treatment / Powder Metal Parts
  • Treatment of Additive Manufactured Parts
  • Testing and Characterization of Heat Treated Parts
  • Innovative Coatings for Corrosion, Wear and Tribology
  • Digitalization - Industry 4.0
  • Numerical Simulation in Heat Treatment, AI
  • Surface Cleaning and Preparation
  • Energy Savings and CO2 Reduction, Energy Efficiency Enhancement
  • Environmental Aspects in Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering
  • Hydrogen in HT industry
  • Poster Session

Aichelin Young Speakers Awards

will be given at this conference for the best talk / by a speaker under 35 years of age / on an issue of high scientific or commercial relevance / with implication for the industrial practice ..

The award is endowed with the sum of 1500 €.

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Burgdorf Poster Awards

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