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Automotive and transportation: materials and processes

Thursday March 8 - 10:00am to 12:45pm
Mezzanine Hall 6 (611)

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Automotive and transportation: materials and processes

New materials and processes are pushing the boundaries, helping composites to gain an even firmer foothold in the automotive and transportation sectors. This conference presents some of these, including greater automation, larger series, hybrid solutions, injected parts for technical applications, large series, and recyclability.

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Chairman
Groupement Plasturgie Automobile (GPA) Chairman

Groupement Plasturgie Automobile (GPA)

Amaury Cornilleau

country:
France

Technical and Business Manager

10:00 AM to 10:25 AM
SGL Kumpers GmbH & Co. KG

SGL Kumpers GmbH & Co. KG

Franz-Jürgen Kümpers

country:
Germany

CEO

Automated production of >100,000 CF preforms p.a.

  • Project - BMW 7series roof frame preform braid
  • Automization measures and engineering challenges
  • Outlook: future process and price standards
10:25 AM to 10:50 AM
SABIC (Netherlands)

SABIC (Netherlands)

Dave Brands

country:
Netherlands

Sr. Application Engineering Specialist

SABIC (Netherlands)

SABIC (Netherlands)

Geert-Jan Doggen

country:
Netherlands

Sr. Business Manager

Composite hybrid reinforcements in tailgates: a feasible solution for mass production

  • Tailgate
  • Weight-reduction
  • Thermoplastic composite
  • UD-laminates
  • Engineering design optimization
10:50 AM to 11:15 AM
SINTEX NP GROUP

SINTEX NP GROUP

Didier Muller

country:
France

R & D Manager

TP and TS by injection for technical applications

  • Injection or compression
  • Thermoplastics & thermosets
  • Lightweight - high stress - mass market
11:15 AM to 11:30 AM - Networking break
11:30 AM to 11:55 AM
Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

Christos Karatzias

country:
Germany

Business Development Engineer

CF/PP-Tapes as enabler material for large series

  • UD-Tapes with PP modification and new sizing of CF
  • Cost-effective solution even though CF is used
  • CF/PP-Tapes and LFT-PP in semi-structural parts
11:55 AM to 12:20 PM
Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei

Yuichiro Sakamoto

country:
Japan

R&D manager

Introduction of flame retardant particle foam

  • V-0 certified flame retardant particle foam
  • Applications for automotive
  • CFRP & SunForceTM hybrid composite
12:20 PM to 12:45 PM
AIMPLAS - TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF PLASTICS

AIMPLAS - TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF PLASTICS

Crespo Soler

country:
Spain

Senior expert

Recyclable multi-material composites

  • MW radiation for composite curing
  • Laser joining
  • Long fiber thermoplastic composites