Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 4

The last day of the conference. This is one of most well-organized conferences I have attended. Many thanks to chairman Roberto Boeri and co-chairman Juan M Massone! I have got many new ideas for my research work. Now I will relax, just as the Mar del Plata sea lions, for a few days and then … Continue reading “Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 4”

Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 2

New day and new presentations! Some of us prepared for the day with a morning run along the beach whereas others enjoyed a sleep out. Viktor Norman from Linköping university gave a presentation about thermomechanical fatigue of a compacted graphite iron and discussed the damage evolution. It was interesting to see images of micro cracks … Continue reading “Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 2”

Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 1

It is time for SPCI10 – a conference on the science and processing of cast iron. This time the conference takes place in Mar del Plata in Argentina. It was a long trip to get here. But arriving at the very nice hotel Costa Galana, which is located at the beautiful coast of Mar del Plata, it … Continue reading “Cast iron conference in Argentina – day 1”