About the 17th ISC

The 17th International Sealing Conference (17th ISC), organized by the Fluid Power Association of the VDMA, took place on 13th and 14th of September 2012 at the University of Stuttgart again.

291 experts, 67 of them foreigners, from 20 countries met under the motto "Sealing Systems – Challenges for the Future" to hear 48 lectures under the scientific auspieces of Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Werner Haas, Director Sealing Technology at the Institute of Machine Components of the University of Stuttgart.

Scientific as well as practice related lectures in the fields of

  • Static Seals
  • Rotary Shaft Seals
  • Simulation
  • Applications in Practice
  • Materials and Surfaces
  • Test Procedures and Results
  • Reciprocating Seals and
  • Energy Conservation/Friction/Wear

have been held.

Conference-accompanying a commercial exhibition and poster show with 16 participating companies took place in the lobby of the conference centre.

A good overview of the lectures held show the content of the conference literature and the summaries of the lectures. Both are available as download.

The conference documents with CD-ROM (partly in German, partly in English) are available at the contact address christian.geis@vdma.org.

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