Schedule

Trade show
Wednesday, June 27, 2018: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Transportation Symposium 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018: 8:30am - 4:30pm
 

How Will Composites Further the Evolution of Ground Transportation?

June 27, 2018 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Composites: a First-Rate Solution for Transportation

  • Lightweight performance
  • Resistance to extreme temperatures, noise insulation, vibration reduction
  • Cost-effective materials and manufacturing solutions
  • Increasing mechanical properties

 

June 27, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Towards Durability and Recyclability in Ground Transportation

  • Environmentally friendly transportation means 
  • Alternative solutions for a greener future
  • Using recycled carbon fiber

 

June 28, 2018 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Improving Performance and Efficiency

  • Weight reduction to lower fuel consumption and increase load capacity
  • Dimensional stability of thermoset composite materials 
  • Fire retardant laminates
  • Compressed natural gas cylinder

 

June 28, 2018 - 1:30pm - 4:15pm

Manufacturing: Lowering Assembly Time and Costs

  • Parts integration: from multiple components to a single composite part 
  • High performance thermoplastics
  • Towards large scale production
  • Reduced maintenance: easier handling and installation