"TechnologieForumZukunft" – Digital GKFP event series

The event on "Modern Welding Processes" took place on 30 September 2021 | Next date 29/09/2022 "Colored window profiles"

With the topic "Modern welding processes for quality-assured PVC windows – possibilities and challenges", the Gütegemeinschaft Kunststoff-Fensterprofilsysteme entered the second round of its interactive online event series on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

"Colored window profiles – Latest process technologies for high level surface design" is the new topic for the event on Thursday, 29 September 2022.

Review "Welding processes" | 30 September 2021 with English subtitle


Main welding processes


Accompanying brochure of TechnologieForumZukunft: Modern Welding Processes

"Technology Forum Future: Modern welding processes for quality-assured PVC windows – possibilities and challenges"

Accompanying information on the online event series of the Gütegemeinschaft (2021)

Programme | 30. September 2021

10:00 a.m.

Welcome Address of Thomas Roßbach, Managing Director of RAL

10:10 a.m.

Lecture 1: Corner welding of PVC window and door profiles – In the mirror of technological developments:

Michael Walther und Joachim Hauns, Chairmen of the "Profile/Machines" GKFP Working Group

Lecture 2: Lifelong enjoyment of windows - Quality assurance of corner welded joints. Analytics, testing and monitoring:

Dr. Eduard Kraus | SKZ - Das Kunststoff-Zentrum and Ralf Grewenig, GKFP Quality Committee

11:00 a.m.

Discussion round topic: "What requirements do window manufacturers place on welded joints and on modern welding processes?"

Moderation: Oliver Frey, NETZWERK Frey

We welcome as participants in the discussion:

  • Dr. Claus Dörnfeld, system supplier in the RAL Gütegemeinschaft (GKFP) and chairman of the GKFP industry and expert groups on system technology

  • André Karbstein, machine manufacturer in the RAL Gütegemeinschaft (GKFP)

  • Konrad Schürer, representative window manufacturer of PaX

  • Martin Willing, representative window manufacturer of Ventana Germany