NORDTRIB 2016: Nordic Symposium on Tribology

Visit our booth at NORDTRIB 2016, the 17th Nordic Symposium on Tribology on 14-17 June 2016 in Aulanko, Hämeenlinna, Finland. We’ll also be running a workshop at the conference, where you can see the Bruker TriboLab in action and test your own samples!

Blue Scientific is an official distributor of the Bruker UMT TriboLab in the Nordic region – if you have any questions please get in touch:

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 Contact us +44 (0)1223 422 269 or info@blue-scientific.com


  

NORDTRIB 2016

NORDTRIB is a biennial scientific conference held in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. The symposium focusses on tribology, providing a platform for researchers and developers from universities, research institutes and industry to present their latest news and discuss field-related issues.

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Registration

Registration has now closed. If you would like more information about our tribology instruments, please get in touch.

 Tribology Testing and Metrology Workshop at NORDTRIB 2016

We will be holding a Tribology and Metrology Workshop at the conference with Bruker, where you can see the Bruker UMT TriboLab and the Bruker Contour optical microscope, and bring your own samples to test. All are welcome – please register to reserve your place:

 Workshop details and registration

Bruker UMT Tribolab

Scratch width measurement

Scratch width measurement with the Bruker UMT TriboLab

Conference Topics

The conference will cover the following areas:

  • Wear and friction
  • Lubrication and lubricants
  • Industrial tribology
  • Tribology of machine elements
  • Offshore tribology
  • Wear resistant materials
  • Surface engineering and coatings
  • Tribological and electrical contacts
  • Nanotribology and biotribology
  • Tribochemistry and tribocorrosion
  • Modelling of tribology
  • Polymer tribology
  • Rock tribology

Speakers

  • Antti Vasara,  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
  • Margaret Stack, Tribology Research Group, University of Strathclyde
  • Maria Isabel De Barros Bouchet, Department of Science and Technology of Materials and Surfaces, Ecole Centrale de Lyon
  • Anssi Laukkanen, VTT Materials and Manufacturing – Abstract
  • Patrick De Baets, Ghent University – Abstract

Programme

The full programme will be available soon.

Tuesday, 14th June 2016
10.00-12.00 Registration
11.30-12.30 Conference lunch
12.30-13.10 Opening of NORDTRIB 2016
13.10-13.50 Plenary 1
13.50-14.10 Break
14.10-15.30 Parallel sessions
15.30-16.00 Coffee and poster session
16.00-17.20 Parallel sessions
18.00-19.00 Welcome reception
19.00-20.00 Conference dinner at Aulanko

 

Wednesday, 15th June 2016
8.30-9.10 Plenary 2
9.10-9.30 Break
9.30-11.10 Parallel sessions
11.10-11.30 Break
11.30-13.10 Parallel sessions
13.10-14.10 Conference lunch
14.10-15.30 Parallel sessions
15.30-16.00 Coffee and poster session
16.00-17.20 Parallel sessions
18.00-19.00 Conference dinner at Aulanko
19.00-21.00 Social program

 

Thursday, 16th June 2016
8.30-9.10 Plenary 3
9.10-9.30 Break
9.30-11.10 Parallel sessions
11.10-11.30 Break
11.30-13.10 Parallel sessions
13.10-14.10 Conference lunch
14.10-15.30 Parallel sessions
15.30-16.00 Coffee and poster session
16.00-17.20 Parallel sessions
18.30-19.00 Departure for the Banquet
19.00-22.00/23.00 Conference Banquet, The Häme Castle

 

Friday, 17th June 2016
8.30-9.10 Plenary 4
9.10-9.30 Break
9.30-10.30 Parallel sessions
10.30-10.50 Break
10.50-11.50 Parallel sessions
11.50-12.10 Conference closure
12.10-13.10 Conference lunch

Venue and Accommodation

NORDTRIB 2016 will be held in Finland at Spa Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko, which is next to the beautiful Aulanko Natural Reserve in the city of Hämeenlinna.

If you wish to stay at the conference venue hotel, you can book your room along with your conference registration on the online registration form.

Details of other hotels are available on the NORTRIB website.

 View tribology instruments

 Contact us +44 (0)1223 422 269 or info@blue-scientific.com