Manufacturing: Lowering Assembly Time and Costs

Thursday June 28 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
TBA

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
2:00 PM to 2:25 PM
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CANADA

Simon Baril-Gosselin

country:
Canada

Research Associate

Overmoulding of Thermoplastic Composites for Structural Automotive Applications

  • Study of the interaction between the ribs and organo sheet
  • Development of guidelines for manufacturing cost-effective, high performance thermoplastic composites for high volume applications
2:30 PM to 2:55 PM
Gazelle Tech

Gazelle Tech

Gaël Lavaud

country:
France

CEO

Sustainable Automotive Production Thanks to Aerocell Composites Technology

  • Lightweighting without sacrificing safety
  • Reducing energy consumption by 40%
  • Making local assembly of the vehicles in micro-plants possible, thus minimizing manufacturing costs
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Networking break
3:00 PM to 3:25 PM
3A Composites

3A Composites

Russell Elkin

country:
United States

Product Development Manager

Sandwich Construction Provides New Design Solutions for Body Structure & Trim

  • Specific sandwich core materials enabling designers & engineers to meet functional requirements in automotive, bus, truck & rail applications
  • Supporting light-weighting trends
  • Short cycle lamination processes currently utilized for high volume, low cost part production
4:00 PM to 4:25 PM
NETZSCH

NETZSCH

Alexander Chaloupka

country:
Germany

Manager Business Field Process Analytics

In-mold Process Analytics - the Next Step for Intelligent and Robust Composite Manufacturing

  • Towards large-scale production thanks to process control
  •  New sensor technology controlling the process allowing an optimal adhesion of dissimilar materials in a cascaded process
  • Already proven concept in the OPTO-Light project in association with BMW, KraussMaffei, AZL Aachen and others