CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing at a glance
Appears in Print as: 'CW 2012: MMM'
A quick look at the tentative schedule for the CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing conference is colocated with SAMPE Tech 2012 (Oct. 22-23, 2012, Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, S.C.).
CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing
Colocated with SAMPE Tech 2012
October 22-23, 2012
Charleston Convention Center
North Charleston, South Carolina
Confirmed presentations (in alpha order) and speakers, to date, include:
Abilities and Limitations of Automated Fiber Placement
Automated dry fiber placement for infused composites
Commingled carbon fiber/thermoplastic fiber drapable prepregs
Randal Spencer/Concordia Manufacturing LLC
Composites Market Opportunities in China
Optimizing machining for composites
Alex Harding/Cajero Ltd.
Optimizing materials selection in automotive and aerospace structures
Ross Kozarsky/Lux Research Inc.
Lutz Heinig/Karl Mayer North America:
Reducing styrene emissions
Eric Koettker/Dixie Chemical Co.
Editor’s note: Conference agendas are still in the formative stages and some speakers and presentation subject matter may change. Stay current by visiting http://www.compsotesworld.com/conferences.
Spirit AeroSystems actualizes Airbus’ intelligent design for the A350’s center fuselage and front wing spar in Kinston, N.C.
As the wind energy market continues to grow, competition heats up between glass and carbon fiber composites for turbine blades.
Applications aren't as demanding as airframe composites, but requirements are still exacting — passenger safety is key.