HPC in Aircraft Interiors at a glance
A quick look at the conference presentations tentatively scheduled for the 2012 HPC in Aircraft Interiors conference (Sept. 25-26, 2012; Seattle Wash.). Colocated witht he Aircraft Interiors Expo America (AIX) trade show, the conference is produced by CompositesWorld Conferences.
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High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors 2012
Colocated with Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas (AIX)
September 25-26, 2012
Washington State Convention Center
The tentative lineup, in alpha order, includes 15 presentations from noted consultants, executives and practicing engineers from key composite materials suppliers and composite part manufacturers. Confirmed presentations/speakers are identified with asterisks(*).
Aeras Knit and Carbon Fiber
Aircraft Seating Design, Analysis and Optimization
Robert Yancy/Altair Engineering Inc.
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Complex-Shape Metal Replacement in Aircraft Interiors
Tim Greene/Greene, Tweed & Co
Combining Thermoplastics Technologies and Materials to Achieve Non-Traditional Results for Mass Reductions
George Bielert/Cutting Dynamics Inc.
Composite Prepregs that Display Fire Resistance and Adhesive Properties
Carl Varnerin/Barrday Advanced Material Solutions
*Developing a New Flammability Test Method for Composites
Dan Slaton/Boeing Commercial Airplanes
*Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Fire Safety Research
Fire-resistant Nanocoatings for Foam and Fabric Using Renewable and/or Environmentally Benign Materials
Jaime Grunlan/Texas A&M University
GillFISTS – A Novel Way to Fill Honeycomb Core Sandwich Structures with Foam
Matt Lowry/M.C. Gill Corporation
HexMC® in Aerospace Applications
High Flow High Strength OSU Compliant Carbon Fiber Filled Thermoplastic Composites for Metal Replacement
Mohammad Moniruzzaman/SABIC Innovative Plastics
Material Selection for Aircraft Cabin Interiors and Customer Expectations, From both the Airline and Passenger Perspective (title to be confirmed)
Bill Archer/Landmark Aerospace
Non-Halogenated, Intumescent Laminate and Gel Coat for Aircraft and Mass Transit FRP Interior Applications
Rick Pauer/CCP Composites US
*Opportunities for Composite Materials and Manufacturing in Commercial Transport Interiors
Chris Red/Composites Forecasts and Consulting LLC
Reinventing the Galley Cart through the Extensive Use of Lightweight Composites and Being Successful at It!
Patrick Phillips/ Norduyn
Sample Presentation of Adhesives and Low Density Void Fillers to 14 CFR 25.853 (d) Part IV (title to be confirmed)