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Conference 5 - Braiding: Taking the Technology to the Next Industrial Level

Thursday March 16 - 10:00am to 12:20pm
Mezzanine Hall 6 (611)

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Conference 5 - Braiding: Taking the Technology to the Next Industrial Level

  • Machine concepts
  • Applications: automotive, sports & leisure, etc.

Braiding is a technique that presents many benefits, and an opportunity to get the best out of fibers. Notably, it allows for stronger and more damage tolerant composite parts and improves manufacturing efficiency and repeatability. This session will delve into various applications in the Automotive and Sports & Leisure industries, as well as tackle machine concepts and production quality.

This session includes a guided booth tour of selected companies

  • Meeting Point: 2:00pm - Conference Room (Hall 6 - Mezzanine 611)
  • 2:10pm: A&P Technology (Hall 6 G6)
  • 2:40pm: SGL Technologies GmbH (Hall 6 D25)
  • 3:10pm: Munich Composites (Hall 6 S82)
  • 3:40pm: Herzog (Hall 5A N63)
  • 4:10pm: FILL (Hall 5A Q49)
  • 4:40pm: Eurocarbon (Hall 5A P18)
Chairmen
TUM Chairman

TUM

Klaus Drechsler

country:
Germany

Professor

University of Stuttgart Chairman

University of Stuttgart

Peter Middendorf

country:
Germany

IFB Director

10:00 AM to 10:25 AM
TUM Chairman

TUM

Klaus Drechsler

country:
Germany

Professor

Braiding Technology: Machine Concepts, Processes and Applications

  • Introduction into the braiding technology
  • Machine concepts and process technologies
  • Feasibility studies and products based on the braiding technology
10:25 AM to 10:50 AM
SGL TECHNOLOGIES GMBH

SGL TECHNOLOGIES GMBH

Andreas Erber

country:
Germany

Director Lightweight and Application Center

High Volume Automotive Applications Addressed by the Braiding Technology

  • Motivation for hollow components in the automotive industry
  • Automation technology and factory layout for high volume production
  • New material concepts for advanced braiding processes
10:50 AM to 11:15 AM
MUNICH COMPOSITES GMBH

MUNICH COMPOSITES GMBH

Felix Fröhlich

country:
Germany

Managing Director

Sports and Leisure Application Realized in Braiding Processes

  • Positioning of a young company in the high performance braiding market
  • Design and simulation for sport and leisure parts
  • Production scenarios and process chains in the field of sport and leisure
11:15 AM to 11:30 AM - Networking break
11:30 AM to 11:55 AM
ESI GROUP

ESI GROUP

Frederic Masseria

country:
France

Business Development Manager Composite Solutions

University of Stuttgart Chairman

University of Stuttgart

Peter Middendorf

country:
Germany

IFB Director

Research and Technology for Braiding Simulation

  • Motivation for braiding simulation - laminates and processes
  • Braiding modelling from micro to macro level
  • Examples for the usability of braiding simulations
11:55 AM to 12:20 PM
Apodius

Apodius

Alexander Leutner

country:
Germany

CEO

Production Integrated Quality Assurance in Braiding Processes

  • Parameters to be measured and controlled
  • Integrated quality assurance concepts for the braiding process
  • Different technology and realization examples