Conference Abstracts

The following papers are scheduled for presentation in the technical conference sessions at the 2019 WJTA Conference & Expo. A schedule of paper presentations will be posted closer to the event. Previous conferences' proceedings are available publicly on the WJTA website. Click here to view the proceedings of previous WJTA Conferences. (Updated October 27, 2019)

Tuesday, November 12

Session A: Modeling and Manufacturing

11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Modelling of the Kerf Formation through Primary and Secondary Jet Energy for the Abrasive Waterjet
E. Uhlmann, C. Männel (Technische Universität Berlin)

11:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

Analysis of the Effect of Water Jet Parameters on the Performance during Preparation of Cutting Tool Edge by Abrasive Water Jet
Lei Y.Y., Wu Y.Q., Liu K.F., Jiang D.J. (Xihua University)

11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Turning of Brittle and Very Hard Materials with Abrasive Water Jet
F. Kartal (Kastamonu University)

12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m.

Technological Analysis of Different Abrasive Water Jet Machining Strategies for Blisk Roughing
T. Bergs (RWTH Aachen University), M. Schüler, T. Herrig, K. Arntz (Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT)

Session B: Medical Applications and Safety

1:00 p.m.–1:20 p.m.

In Vitro Response of Osteoblastic and Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Water-jet Treated Titanium Surfaces
A.J. Steeves, F. Variola (University of Ottawa), M. Vijay, A. Tieu, W. Yan, M. Xu, B. Daniels (VLN Advanced Technologies)

1:20 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Feasibility of Soft Tissue Preparation Using High-Pressure Water Jet Technology
M. Mlinaric, M. Bauer, T. Hassel (Leibniz Universität Hannover), A. Hocke, S. Hippenstiel (Charité Universitätmedizin Berlin)

1:40 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Safety Considerations for Low Pressure Cleaning Applications
J. Ashmead (DuPont), D. Wright (StoneAge, Inc.)

Wednesday, November 13

Session C: Standards and Jets in Air and Underwater

9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m.

Comparison of SSPC-NACE and ISO Waterjet Cleaning Standards for Coatings Removal
L. Frenzel (Advisory Council)

9:20 a.m.–9:40 a.m.

Jet Impact at Constant Power with the Variation of Pressure and Flow at Large Standoff Distances
D. Wright, T. Tormey (StoneAge, Inc.)

9:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Technical Countermeasures Research on Deep Sea Shipwreck Water Cutting Engineering
Xue S.X., Chen Z.W., Wang Y.Q., Ren Q.L., Cao S.L., Han C.H., Zhang D. (Hefei General Machinery Research Institute and Anhui Province Key Laboratory of General Machine Composite Material Technology)

Session D: Jets and Surface Effects

10:40 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Abrasive Surface Treatment with Liquid CO2
E. Uhlmann, P. John, C. Männel (Technische Universität Berlin)

11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Pulse Response and Structure Optimization of a Novel Disc-Type Pulse Jet Generating Tool
Shi H.Z., Hou X.X., Zhao H.Q. (China University of Petroleum Berlin)

11:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

Detection Method and Application of a Self-resonating Water Jet Based on the Flow Signal within the Pipeline
Cai T., Pan Y., Ma F. (University of Science and Technology Beijing)

11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Characterization of Physical Features Immediately Upstream of A Nozzle Insert and Their Effects on Waterjet Quality
T. Tormey, D. Wright (StoneAge, Inc.)

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