CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, has announced that speaker recruitment is nearing completion for its High-Performance Resins 2010 conference, which will be held Sept. 23-24, 2010, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL, just outside of Chicago. This year’s conference co-chairs will be David Leach, product manager for aerospace adhesive technologies at Henkel Corporation and Ali Yousefpour, group leader for fabrication and joining of composite products at the aerospace manufacturing technology center for National Research Council Canada.
Recent developments in resin technologies will be presented by industry innovators in the fields of high-temperature resistance, advancements in infusion systems, fire-resistant applications and improved mechanical properties for composite matrix resins. Presentations about breakthroughs in resin technology for both thermoset and thermoplastic composite systems are planned.
“This year’s agenda will have a variety of very interesting talks,” said Scott Stephenson, conference director. “For example; we have confirmed presentations by Maverick Corp. on high-temperature polyimides, including an overview of types of processing, properties and applications; Materia Inc. on poly-dicyclopentadiene (pDCPD), a tough, resistant and easily processed thermoset resin for composites; Huntsman Polyurethanes on long pot-life polyurethane resins for composite processing; and Lewcott Corp. on their new snap cure self adhesive phenolic prepreg for aircraft interior applications,” continued Stephenson.
The conference also will feature a keynote by Dr. Jim Sutter of NASA Glenn.
For more information on the conference or to register, visit www.compositesworld.com/hpr or contact Ralph Jessie, conference manager, by e-mail at email@example.com; by phone at +1 207-221-6603; or by fax at +1 207-221-5848.
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