Two presentations from Dow Automotive Systems (Auburn Hills, Mich.) will focus on the integration and supply of carbon fiber composites. Developments, strategies, benefits and application solutions will be discussed, at the Global Automotive Lightweighting Materials Conference at Cobo Center, 1Washington Blvd., Detroit, Michigan, from August 21 - 22. Dow Automotive Systems is in the unique position of supplying both materials and adhesives that enable lightweight design and manufacturing. This includes carbon fiber and other composites as well as bonding solutions for carbon fiber, aluminum, high-strength steel, magnesium and other substrates. Experience gained with various combinations of materials provides its customers efficient, sustainable, lightweight solutions that deliver measurable results across multiple requirements, says Dow.
The first paper, “Adhesive Technology for Automotive Multi-material Substrate Bonding,” will be delivered by Frank Billotto, Senior Market Development Manager, Dow Automotive Systems, during the Multi-material Joining Session, on Wednesday, August 21, at 11:50 a.m. The second presentation, “Viable Carbon Fiber Parts for Automotive,” will be given by Allan James, North American Field Marketing Manager, Composites, Dow Automotive Systems, during the Material Suppliers Panel, on Thursday, August 22 at 11:20 a.m.