CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing
CompositesWorld’s is offering an exciting and innovative new conference on the composite materials business. Being held in conjunction with SAMPE Tech 2012 at the Charleston Convention Center in North Charleston, SC, the two-day conference will give an overview of the key market opportunities for composite materials business followed by new process and product developments and manufacturing technologies for both industry veterans and newcomers to the composites industry alike.
Two single tracks on two consecutive days:
The Business of Composites Track
Overview of the structure of the composite materials business supply chain
Materials - including market overview for select materials - advanced fibers, resins - thermoset and thermoplastic, and other materials
Key end market forecasts and analysis - aerospace, wind, sporting goods, construction/infrastructure, ballistics and blast mitigation, and others
New process and product developments to reduce overall composite materials cost and help increase materials market penetration compared to traditional materials (metal replacement, etc.)
Composites Manufacturing Technology Track
Introduction to composites and the basics
Fabrics, prepregs, preforms/complex shapes, consolidation techniques
Automation - Market applications/Processes
Machining and finishing of composites as opposed to metals
NDI/Testing of composite materials
Join us in N. Charleston, SC for CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing, co-located with SAMPE Tech 2012!