Supporting UK Composites

Thermoplastic Composites - Opportunities for High Volume Manufacture

Join the BPF and Composites UK at the 2nd 'Thermoplastic Composites' seminar. This seminar will provide you with the ideal opportunity to network with your peers and to listen to expert speakers discussing thermoplastics. Topics at this seminar include lightweighting materials, challenges when recycling composites and processing composite materials.


09.40    Registration & Refreshments

10.00    Chairman's Introduction - Enrique Garcia, National Composites Centre

10.10    Thermoplastic Composites: An Overview - Roger Ford, Integrated Materials Technology

10.35    Increasing Design Options and Product Performance for Thermoplastic Composites by using Adhesive Bonding - Antonio Pagliuca, 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes

11.00    Naturally Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites - Chris Hare, NetComposites

11.25    Tea and Coffee Break

11.50    Simulating the Forming Process of Thermoplastic Composites - Tim Surry, Altair

12.10    Thermoplastic Braided Composites: A Mile a Day - Steve Barbour, Sigma Composites

12.35    Complex-Shape Metallic Aircraft Fitting Replacement using Compression Moulded Discontinuous Long Fibre Thermoplastic Composites. - Simon O'Neill, Greene Tweed and Niklas Remer from Airbus Helicopters Deutschland

13.00    Networking Lunch

13.45   Thermoplastic Automated Fibre Placement – An Equipment Manufacturers Perspective - Matthew Frost, Coriolis Composites

14.10   Thermoplastic Composites for Automotive Structural Parts: meeting the 2 minute challenge - Sebastien Taillemite, Arkema

14.35   Is There a Future for Thermoplastic CFRP's in Civil Construction - Urs Meier, EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technologies

15:00   K_Series Fast Processing and Reforming - Mike Orange, CeCence

15:25   Tea/Coffee and Close

Who should attend?

Thermoplastic Composites 2015 is aimed at senior and middle management professionals from plastics companies who produce and use thermoplastic composites. The seminar aims to provide a forum for discussing the latest in thermoplastic technology and to give attendees an opportunity to network and make contacts within the industry.


BPF and Composites UK Members - £150 + VAT
BPF Affiliate Members - £175 + VAT
Non Members - £250 + VAT

Registration for this event is taking place via the BPF website. Please click here to be taken to the relevant page.


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