Volume Graphics User Group Meeting 2018


User Group Meeting 2018: Full Event Program 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Program Item


9:00 am

Opening of Exhibition and Coffee


9:45 am

Welcome Introduction

Hannah Weinreich (Volume Graphics, Inc.), Henry Weber (Volume Graphics GmbH)

10:00 am


Christof Reinhart (Volume Graphics GmbH)

10:30 am  

Efficient Optimization of Injection Molds Using Computed Tomography and VGSTUDIO MAX

Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Hachtel (Hachtel Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG)

11:00 am  

Coffee Break


11:20 am  

Long Fibre Orientation, Dispersion and Length Reduction along the Screw of an Injection Moulding Machine

Dr. Fin Caton-Rose (University of Bradford)

11:50 am  

Diesel Injectors Production Qualities’ Impact on Emission Compliance

Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Kapp (Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH)

12:20 pm  



1:45 pm

High Resolution CT Imaging Plus VGSTUDIO MAX Foam Structure Analysis – a Powerful Combination for the Inspection of Powders

Dr. Thomas Kleinteich (TPW Prüfzentrum GmbH)

2:15 pm

More, Higher, Faster - Going beyond by Using Synchrotron Radiation Nano CT and VGSTUDIO MAX

Dr.-Ing. Emely Bortel (XPLORAYTION GmbH)

2:45 pm

Coffee Break


3:15 pm

What Do Modern-Day Aircraft and Otto Lilienthal’s “Soaring Apparatus” Have in Common?

Dr.-Ing. Rainer Stoessel (Airbus Defence and Space GmbH)

3:45 pm

Demo Stations II / Exhibition


3:45 pm

Partner Presentation: North Star Imaging Europe


4:00 pm

Partner Presentation: Nikon Metrology GmbH


4:15 pm

Partner Presentation: GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GmbH


4:30 pm

Partner Presentation: diondo GmbH


4:45 pm

Partner Presentation: Carl Zeiss Industrie Messtechnik GmbH


5:00 pm

End of Day 1


7:00 - 11:30 pm

Evening Event



Thursday, September 13, 2018


Program Item


8:45 am

Opening of Exhibition and Coffee


9:00 am

VG Support: Insights from the Inside

Support Team (Volume Graphics GmbH)

9:30 am

Coffee Break


10:00 am  

Demo Stations III / Exhibition


10:00 am  

Partner Presentation: X-RAY WorX GmbH


10:15 am  

Partner Presentation: YXLON International GmbH

10:30 am  

Partner Presentation: VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions GmbH


10:45 am

Partner Presentation: VAREX IMAGING Deutschland AG


11:00 am

Partner Presentation: RJL Micro & Analytic GmbH / Bruker microCT


11:15 am

Applications of Computed Tomography in the Additive Manufacturing of Metal Parts

Stefan König (FIT AG)

11:45 am

Be in the Know: Hidden Gems of VG Software

Dr. Daniela Handl (Volume Graphics GmbH)

12:15 pm


Christof Reinhart (Volume Graphics GmbH)

12:30 pm



2:00 pm

End of Event


2:15 - 3:45 pm

Bonus Session Scan & Reco: Best Practices Interactive Workshop with Q&A Session, Live Demos, and a Theoretical Background of CT Technology

Dr. Sven Gondrom-Linke (Volume Graphics GmbH)



Be in the know: Volume Graphics User Group Meeting 2018

September 12–13, 2018, in Heidelberg, Germany

Inspiring presentations, informative demo sessions, and stimulating conversations