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Sports & Leisure: can composite materials do better?

Friday November 3 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grand Ballroom

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Sports & Leisure: can composite materials do better?

All over the world, people are practising sports more and more. Composite materials have revolutionized this field and can be found everywhere. Who doesn’t dream of scrambling up a mountain on a bicycle with an ultralight carbon-fibre frame, or of  being able to carry their canoe or kayak from the car to the river, using a single hand?

  • Design
  • Carbon fibre
  • Automated process
Chairman
HANYANG UNIVERSITY Chairman

HANYANG UNIVERSITY

SUNG KYU HA

country:
South Korea

Professor of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1:00 PM to 1:20 PM
THE ULTRAN GROUP

THE ULTRAN GROUP

Anuj Bhardwaj

country:
United States

Director of Business Development & Strategy

High Accuracy Measurement of Carbon Fiber Prepreg Level of Impregnation using Non-Contact Ultrasound

  • Level of impregnation
  •  Non-contact ultrasound
  • Small business innovation research
1:20 PM to 1:40 PM
ESI GROUP

ESI GROUP

Sebastian Müller

country:
France

CEO and R&D Manager

Virtual Prototyping to bring composite in sport to a new level

  • Application to a bike frame
  • Helmets design incorporating the manufacturing stage
  • Design of a racing sailing boat including whales impacts
  • End-to-end simulation to deliver performance and safety
1:40 PM to 2:00 PM
CHOMARAT

CHOMARAT

Pascal Joubert des Ouches

country:
France

Composites Business Director ASEAN-PAC, Japan, Korea & Sports Equipment Market Director

C-PLY™ demonstrated its benefits in terms of performance, cost and visual appeal through successful sports equipment manufacturing applications

  • Shallow angle
  • Special stitches
  • Automated manufacturing process
2:00 PM to 2:20 PM - Networking break
2:20 PM to 2:40 PM
Cobra International Co., Ltd

Cobra International Co., Ltd

Danu Chotikapanich

country:
Thailand

CEO

Surfboard Designs

  • History of material used in surfbaords
  • Physics of a surfboard
  • How new materials and new designs get into the surfboard world
  • Quest to get to sustainable surfboards
2:40 PM to 3:00 PM
MUNICH COMPOSITES GMBH

MUNICH COMPOSITES GMBH

Felix Fröhlich

country:
Germany

Managing Director

Composites in sports and leisure - Hockey sticks as an example

  • Overview on composites in sports and leisure
  • Affordable production technologies for different world regions
  • Hockey Stick composite design and processing