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.