2017 Programme

See below for what was presented and discussed at GOCarbonFibre 2017 in Munich.

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Thursday 12 October 2017

Session 1: Emerging Markets and Outlook for the Future

Session 4: OEM Applications, Material Challenges and Developments

  • Market landscape, trends and future investments, CarbConsult
  • Mergers and acquisitions, Future Materials Groups
  • Deakin University innovation - How will this affect the industry? Carbon Nexus
  • The future materials challenge at Airbus, Airbus
  • ORNL Carbon Fibre Technology Facility, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • A new dimension in manufacturing carbon fibre, The Manufacturing Technology Centre
  • Carbon fibre-reinforced B4C matrix composite, RISE

Session 2: Emerging Technologies and New Developments

Panel Discussion

  • Challenges in carbon fibre non-destructive testing - Eddy currently a novel solution? Suragus
  • Distinguishing features of a carbonisation line designed for heavy tows, Harper International
  • Fibre sizing fundamentals and emerging technologies, Michelman
  • Carbon fibre precursor production: An overview of existing processes and proposals for new developments, Astris Carbon
  • New applications triggering new challenges in carbon fibre development and production, SGL Group
  • Standardisation is it time to create a standard for carbon fibre? STRUCteam, Carbon Nexus

Session 3: Recycling and Re-use

Session 5 cont.

  • Carbon fibre recycling: An industry whose time has come, ELG Carbon Fibre
  • Reinforcement of epoxy resin with recycled carbon fibres using wet-laid process, Hochschule Niederrhein
  • Reuse of recycled carbon fibres in CFRP for maximum performance, ITM
  • Carbon composites on the way to mass production - results of the leading edge cluster MAI Carbon, MAI Carbon Clustermanagement
  • End of life concepts for carbon composites, Carbon Composites
  • Qualifying the business case for high volume automotive composites, InCA Technologies
  • Composites: The mainstream automotive challenge, Sigmatex
  • Advanced carbon fibre materials and processing of composites for high volume automotive applications, Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites