About the 18th ISC

The 18th International Sealing Conference (18th ISC), organized by the Fluid Power Association of the VDMA, took place on 08th and 09th of October 2014 at the University of Stuttgart again.

295 experts, 74 of them foreigners, from 20 countries met under the motto "Sealing Systems – Hidden High Tech" 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
  • Mechanical Seals
  • Reciprocating Seals and
  • Energy Conservation/Friction/Wear

have been held.

Conference-accompanying a commercial exhibition and poster show with 18 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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