Innovations for large volume production

Crowd puller: the Product Demonstration Area

The innovative gap impregnation unit which IKV Aachen will show in operation is certainly one of the highlights of the Product Demonstration Area. The unit allows the automated production of an integrated CFP car bonnet in only 15 minutes. The innovative tool consists of a frame and two halves with integrated sensors for process and quality assurance. Other exhibitors such as Büfa, RH Schneidtechnik or Euro-RTM-Group will also present new products and processes in live demonstrations. Visitors can thus witness directly how innovations are born.

The exhibits which exhibitors from the Netherlands present themselves with at a separate Demonstration Area range from the horizontal stabiliser of a Gulfstream jet to sports articles. TenCate will show a synthetic lawn also used in the Munich Allianz Arena.

International AVK Conference

The trade fair will again be ushered in by the International Conference of the AVK - Federation for Reinforced Plastics. From 16 to 17 September, top experts will already speak about innovative applications of fibre-composite plastics and point out developments in the market. In the "Research for practical applications" lecture series, the latest findings in the fibre composite sector will be presented. The conference will end with a panel discussion on the subject of "Composites - materials caught between dream and reality", where experts will discuss the wide variety of composite materials available.

Hybrid Expo trade fair premiere to accompany Composites Europe

At Hybrid Expo, hybrid components, their technologies and applications will find a new home from September onwards. The new trade fair will celebrate its premiere from 17 to 19 September in parallel with Composites Europe. Hybrid Expo will display the complete process chain of the serial production of hybrid components - from materials research to manufacturing and processing procedures, machines, plant and tools to the finished component. The subject of process acceleration in the production of metal-plastic composites is a particular focus of the trade fair. Plastic injection moulding, but also ceramic injection moulding, stamping and punching technology and innovative joining technologies will play a central role at Hybrid Expo.

Composites Europe 2013


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