COMPOSITES EUROPE
COMPOSITES EUROPE 11th European Trade Fair and Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications
29 Nov – 1 Dec 2016
Messe Düsseldorf, Germany

2nd International Composites Congress 2016

International AVK Conference

28 and 29 November 2016

The 2nd International Composites Congress (ICC) takes place as the opening event of COMPOSITES EUROPE 2016 and therefore simply replaced the International AVK Conference. Focussing on "Composites - on the Path to became a Key Industry?", international experts discussed current topics which could be further enhanced during the subsequent tour of the COMPOSITES EUROPE fair.

Further information can be found here 


Programme, Monday 28 November 2016

Plenary Sessions - Room X

Market Developments 

Moderation: Dr. Michael Effing, Composites Germany 

10:00 - 10:10
Opening speech and welcome
Dr. Michael Effing, Composites Germany 
10:10 - 10:30 
Composites market developments and trends in Europe and worldwide
Dr. Elmar Witten, AVK e.V. 
10:30 - 11:00 Key Note Speech 
Composites Technology Developments and Composites Market Prospoects in Japan
Prof. Takashi Ishikawa, National Composites Center Japan 
11:00 - 11:30 Key Note Speech
Composites in Architecture - from the Gulf region to Europe
Dr. Amer Affan, Innovative Structures L.L.C. 
 
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break



Series A - Room X

Process Technologies 

Moderation: Peter Egger, VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien/ ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH  

12:00 - 12:30
Ultra-RTM Technology within SMiLE: Production of integrated CFRP moduls for serial production
Martin H. Kothmann, AUDI AG Neckarsulm 
12:30 - 13:00 
Innovative layup systems for mass production
Wilhelm Rupertsberger, Fill GesmbH
 
13:00 -  13:30
Developments in automated manufacturing of fiber metal laminates for high volume production
Leo Muijs, Fokker Aerostructures
 
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch break

SMC 

Moderation: Prof. Axel Herrmann, CFK Valley e.V.

14:30 - 15:00 
A new breath of fresh air in the thermoset industry - BMC/SMC/CIC
Peter Ooms, LORENZ Kunststofftechnik GmbH/ Michael Polotzki, Menzolit S.r.L.

 
15:00 - 15:30
Novel carbon fiber composites based on compression molding
Koichi Akiyama, Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

 
15:30 - 16:00 
Crash analysis of Carbon-SMC parts
Victor Lutz, EDAG Engineering GmbH

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

Process Technologies

Moderation: Dr. Walter Begemann, VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien 

16:30 - 17:00 
In situ processing as nect generation technology for composite structures
Dr.-Ing. Norbert Müller, ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH

 
17:00 - 17:30 
New Fiberforge Tailored Fiberplacement production system - Flexible and economical process for the mass production of tailored blanks
Matthias Graf, Dieffenbacher GmbH
17:30 - 18:00
Manufacturing cost comparison of RTM, HP-RTM and CRTM for an automotive roof
Javier Acosta, FAGOR ARRASATE S.Coop.  



Series B - Room Y

Applications 

Moderation: Dr. Michael Effing, AVK e.V. 

12:00 - 12:30
Pultruded CFRP tubes made construction of "First all Composite LightHouse" possible
Anurag Bansal, ACCIONA Infraestructuras S.A.
 
12:30 - 13:00
Develpoment of multi material concepts for underbody systems
Dr. Egon Moos, Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG 
13:00 - 13:30 
Class-A-Lightweight automotive body panels made with Crush-Core_Wetpressing (CCW) sandwich technology
Frank Christian Kohlmann, Katcon Advanced Materials
 
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break

Process Technologies

Moderation: Dr. Walter Begemann, VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien 

14:30 - 15:00
Outstanding performance of Multiple-supply Filament Winding
Hideshi Nakanishi, Murata Machinery LTD.
 
15:00 - 15:30
Laser shaping of fibre reinforced plastics and hybrid materials
Marc Kirchhoff, TRUMPF Laser- u. Systemtechnik GmbH
 
15:30 - 16:00 
Smart Multi-Material Systems: "Optimisation Driven Design" as efficient tool for the best design
Frank Ehrhart, Altair Engineering
 
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

Material Developments 

Moderation: Dr. Gunnar Merz, CFK Valley e.V. 

16:30 - 17:00
Producing of big thermoplastic parts for the marine- or wind industry
Virgina Bozsak, ARKEMA Innovative Chemistry
 
17:00 - 17:30
New technology solutions for hybrid overmolded thermoplastic composites
Recep Yaldiz, SABIC
 
17:30 - 18:00
Processing carbon epoxy materials for meeting the lighter car challenges
Denis Granger, Hexcel Composites 


Evening programme

18:00 - 18:30 Reception
from 18:30 AVK Innovation award ceremony
from 19:30 Composites Night "Networking Event"


Programme, Tuesday 29 November 2016

Series A - Room X

Process Technologies 

Moderation: Peter Egger, VDMA AG Hybride Leichtbau Technologien/ ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH 

9:00 - 9:30
Tape placement with high-power VCSEL lasers
Dr. Günter Derra, Philips Photonics Systems
 
9:30 - 10:00
optimap: Structured process optimization to increase productivity for high-rate composite part manufacturing
Carsten Rowedder, Composite Technology Center (CTC) GmbH 
10:00 - 10:30
Lightweight, low cost and complex tooling: Additive manufacturing is opening the door
Amos C. Breyfogle, Stratasys GmbH
 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break 
Cooperations
Moderation: Dr. Michael Effing, AVK e.V. 
11:00 - 11:30
ARENA2036 - Lightweight construction through functional integration
Verena Diermann, Daimler AG
 
11:30 - 12:00 
An industry driven project on standardization for continous fiber reinforced thermoplastics
Dr. Sebastian Schmeer, IVW GmbH (representing Industry Consortium: Arkema, BASF, BOND Laminates, Covestro, DuPont, Evonik, LANXESS, SABIC, TenCate)
 
12:00 - 12:30
iComposite 4.0 - Development of an integrative and self-regulation production system for the manufacturin of structural composite parts
Sebastian Stender, Aachener Zentrum für integrativen Leichtbau (AZL) 

Plenary Sessions - Room X

12:00 - 12:30 Key Note Speech
GRP in modern yacht building
Michael Schmidt, Michael Schmidt Yachtbau GmbH
 
13:00 - 13:45
Key Note Speech
Lightweight as important factor for the business location Germany
 
13:45 Lunch break

Series B - Room Y
Life-Cycle-Analysis/ Recycling
Moderation: Dr. Reinhard Janta, Carbon Composites e.V. 
9:00 - 9:30
Development of an LCA-Tool for the Composites-Industry
Jaap van der Woude, EuCIA 
9:30 - 10:00
Life Cycly Assessment comparison of traditional steel automotive component and a composite part
Dr. Neill Raath, WMG University of Warwick
 
10:00 - 10:30 
ReCoVeR: Regenerating the value and performance of glass fibers thermally recycled from end-of-life and waste GRP
Prof. Jim Thomason, University od Strathcycle
 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

Applications 

Moderation: Prof. Axel Herrmann, CFK Valley e.V. 

11:00 - 11:30 
Biocomposite pedestrian bridges: design, production and end of life
Alwin Hoogendoorn, Avans university of Applied Sciences


 

11:30 - 12:00
Study of the structural behavior of a new FRP-concrete-composite for freeformed components and structures
Jörg Haucke, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg 
12:00 - 12:30
Automotive crashbeam made from UD tapes by tailored blanks production and its optimization process
Rien van den Aker, Van Wees UD and Crosply Technology BV