PDF Downloads Available

2024 Topcon Papers

Keynote

Title

Author

Company

Link

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN COMPOSITES: BUILDING BRIDGES AND STRENGTHENING THE INDUSTRY

Marcy Offner

Composites One & Women in the Composites Industry (WCI)

Featured Presentation

Title

Author

Company

Link

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON SAE RACING TEAM VEHICLES MADE WITH THERMOSET TECHNOLOGY

Lily Zahn & Jackson Talbert

UW-Madison

Process Technology

Title

Author

Company

Link

Cutting & Stacking Redesigned AutoCut Pick & Place

Christian Fais

Schmidt & Heinzmann

Reducing Air Trap and Weld Lines While Ensuring Uniform Heating While Molding BMC Materials

Ryan Furno

Sigmasoft

Flat AC Dielectric Sensors for Flow Front Montoring in VARTM

Huan Lee

Lambient Technologies

Controlling Viscosity of Filled Composite Systems

Erik Antonio

Omya

The Thermoset Factory of the Future: Utilizing Real-Time Material Characterization and Process Simulation

Alec Redmann

sensXPERT - technology by NETZSCH

Moldex Enhancing Electromobility: Advancements in Compression Molding Simulation

Harshal Bhogesra

Moldex3D

Material Technology

Title

Author

Company

Link

High-Performance Thermosetting Resin

Henry Sodano

Trimer Technologies

High End Properties of Polyesters

Adam Tomasik

LyondellBasell

Coupling Agents: Additives for Enhancing Mechanical Properties of Thermoset Composites

Brian Kleinheinz

BYK USA

BEVs, Hybrids and the Drive to Lightweighting - Adhesives to Assist in Composites Growth

Stephen Webb

Parker LORD

Sustainability

Title

Author

Company

Link

Understanding the Carbon Footprint of Sheet Molding Compounds

Eric Haiss

IDI Composites International

A Roadmap to More Sustainable Composite Materials

Mike Siwajek

Teijin Automotive Technologies

Towards More Sustainable Resins

Jonathon McKay

INEOS Composites

Case Studies Showing Benefits of Thermosets for Environment & Reclaimed Recycling

Greg Spaeth

PLENCO

Biodegradable Chitin Nanowhisker Reinforcement In Epoxy: A Themal and Mechanical Property Analysis

Aaron Guan

Neptune Nanotechnologies & Lampton College Ontario

Performance of BMC Composites with Sustainable Raw Materials

Don Wood

LyondellBasell

End of Life Considerations for Thermosets: Current State -of-the Art

Jeff Gotro

InnoCentrix

Testing Technology

Title

Author

Company

Link

Ultrasound Inspection, Geometric Characterization of Damage, and Final Part Performance Prediction Methodology for Laminated Composites with Drilled Holes

Dr. David Jack & Kirtunia Rahul

Baylor University

Ultrasonic Waveform Tracking and Testing of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Laminate Internal Ply Drops

Dr. David Jack & Joshua Norlin

Baylor University

Fire Retardant Chemistries, Mechanisms, Small Scale Burn Test for Thermosets

Glade Squires, Omya & Vinod Arora

Core Molding Technologies

Business

Title

Author

Company

Link

2024 Composite Market Vision

Paul Salach

Owens Corning