The 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites (ITHEC), Oct. 11-12, 2016, in Bremen, Germany, has published the conference agenda, which includes presentations on automotive, aerospace and eco-efficient processes and applications.
First-day topics include automotive crashbeams, cathodic dip painting, simulation of thermoformed composites, overmolding, laser cutting, hybrid textiles, in-situ strain monitoring, CFRP recycling, non-destructive testing and wind blade fabrication.
Second-day topics include joining of steel with thermoplastic sheet, tape placement, additive manufacturing, resin transfer molding, composite fuel tanks, ultrasonic bonding technology, thermoplastic foam cores and hybrid laminates.
Click here to download the full 2016 ITHEC program.
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