Programme published online! See section "Programme".

Invitation to the 20th ISC Stuttgart 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen,

We are delighted to be able to invite you to attend the 20th ISC on 10./11. October 2018 in Stuttgart. It is the ninth time that this International Sealing Conference takes place at the University of Stuttgart. This conference is organised again by the Fluid Power Association of VDMA e.V. and beard by the Fluid Power Sealing Group of VDMA and the Institute of Machine Components of the University of Stuttgart.

In compliance with the motto “Sealing Technology – Beyond limitations” lectures will show the latest results of research and development and the experiences of applications in practice.

The lectures will be presented in English or German. A simultaneous translation of all lectures will be provided. The language of the papers in the conference proceedings is shown in the programme brochure at each lecture.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Stuttgart in autumn 2018!


Lic. oec. HSG Ingrid Hunger

Chairwoman of the Fluid Power Sealing Group of VDMA

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Werner Haas

Director Sealing Technology, IMA, University of Stuttgart



Sealing Technology – Beyond Limitations

Stagnation means regression.

By overcoming their former performance limits, seals contribute to the development of modern, environmentally friendly, efficient and high-performance technical products, such as pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, vehicles or machines and installations.