13th Technical Forum of the 2017 Berlin World Money Fair

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January 12, 2017 – The attendees of the 13th Technical Forum of the 2017 World Money Fair will enjoy a wide-ranging program in the Berlin Estrel Hotel on February 2, 2017, starting at 13:30. Hosted by Dieter Merkle (Schuler Pressen) and Thomas Hogenkamp (Spaleck), mints and the industry will present their latest innovations to the specialized audience. Participation is possible only after pre-registration.

These are the sections and the papers listed in the preliminary program:

13:30 Albert M. Beck: “Welcome and opening remarks”

Production Process
13:45 Dr. Mike Gradwell (South African Mint Company (Pty) Ltd.): “Revitalising an Icon: The 50th Anniversary of the Krugerrand”

Blank Material
14:00 Yanick Mathieu (CoreBright Technologies): “Introduction of new anti-tarnish colored material for circulation coinage”
14:15 Ken Tan (Singapore Mint): “Comparison study on the use of ZincSecureTM Alloy for commemorative coins vs other base metal alloys”

14:30 Reetta Riihiaho (Mint of Finland Ltd.): “A real life study: Wear and corrosion rate of electroplated steel coins in circulation”

Tooling Software
14:45 Robert Newman (Autodesk): “ArtCAM – Taking designs to a higher level of detail”

15:00 Time for Q+A
15:15 Break

Tooling Laser
15:40 Alexander Aminidis (ACSYS Lasertechnik GmbH): “Symbiosis in Laser Technology“

15:55 Lukasz Karda (Mint of Poland): “Minting Impossible – Possible”
16:10 Ingo Löken (Spaleck Oberflächentechnik GmbH): “New process for die body polishing
A new way to go bright and shiny into hobbing”

16:25 Lutz Büker (InduVis GmbH): “Elephant: report on a 1-year field test”
16:50 Ralf Freiberger (Mühlbauer Group): “The future of visual coin inspection is modular design”

17:05 Time for Q+A
17:20 Break

Blank Production
17:45 Giovanni Faoro (IKOI Srl): “Presentation of the first results from R&D activities of a new system for the production of minted coins & ingots starting from “CASTED BLANKS” produced by FLAMELESS TUNNEL®”
18:00 Dr. Martin Preisl (Aichelin Ges.mbH): “Improvement and energy-saving at heat treatment lines for bright annealing”

18:15 Loic Pollet (Velec Systems): “Latest Technology in Coin Counting and Packing Line: The Challenge of CANVAS BAGs”

18:30 Börje Olsson (Scan Coin AB): “New fully flexible and automatic logistic solution of coin blanks and coins from and to presses”

18:45 Time for Q+A

approx. 19:00 Short summary and conclusion of the Technical Forum

afterwards Get-Together with Drinks and Snacks in Hall Europe (sponsored by Spaleck and Schuler Pressen)

This is the 2017 Berlin World Money Fair homepage.

Here you will find the form for pre-registration.

And the essential information you need for your visit is available here.