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2017 ACCE Papers and Program Guides

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

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Using Additive Manufacturing Simulation to Enable Confident Lightweight Automotive Design

Sylvain Calmels, Assaker, Souza

e-Xstream engineering

Cellulose Nanofibrils-Reinforced Polypropylene for Extrusion-Based Additive Manufacturing

Lu Wang

University of Maine

Bonding, Joining, & Finishing

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Understanding and Controlling the Bond Surface in Manufacturing for Reliable Adhesive Bonding of Composites

Emily Dillingham

BTG Labs

Polycarbonate-to-Polycarbonate Single Lap Joints with Polyurethane Film Adhesive

Kerri Sakai

Oakland University

Efficiency of Hybrid Fastening System with Varying Bolt Diameters

Andrew Valentine

Michigan State University

Business Trends & Technology Solutions

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Future Trends for High Performance Materials in Structural Components for Existing and Alternative Propulsion Systems

Volker Plehn, Satterwhite

Toray Automotive

Opportunities & Challenges with Carbon Composites

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High Quality Carbon Fiber Epoxy Prepregs for a Wide Range of Reinforcement Architectures

Bharati Balizepalli

Dow Chemical Company

Method to Utilize Aligned Carbon-Fiber Prepreg Trim Scrap for Structural Applications

Amit Chaudhary

Dow Chemical Company

VORAFUSE™ M6400: Advanced Carbon Fiber Prepreg for High Performance Components with Complex Geometry

Jeff Dahl, Matthew Rebandt

Ford Motor Company

Carbon Fiber Composite B-Pillar Reinforcement Manufacturing: Automated Preforming and Molding

Jeff Dahl, Zach Pecchia

Ford Motor Company

SolvaLite™ 730 Prepreg: Breaking the High-Volume Barrier for Structural Composites

Natalie Newton, Stephen Jones

Solvay

Enabling Technologies

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Transitioning Automatic Inspection of Composites from Aerospace to Fully Automated High-Volume Automotive Applications

Scott Blake

Aligned Vision

Structural Thermoplastic Lightweight Design for Automotive Mass Production-Compression Molding of UD Tapes and LFT

Timo Huber

Fraunhofer ICT

T-RTM Technology and Processing of Thermoplastic Tapes -Two Technologies Managing a Common Challenge

Norbert Mueller

ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH

Integration of Cost Models and Process Simulation Tools for Optimum Composite Manufacturing Process

Seongchan Pack

General Motors

Structural Health Monitoring: Influence of Stress Fields in Propagation of Guided Waves in Composites

Rajendra Prasath Palanisamy

Michigan State University

Experimental Ballistics and Comparative Quantification of Novel Polymer Foam Core Sandwich Structures

Srikanth Raviprasad, Iwona Jasiuk

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Hollow HP-RTM Carbon Fiber Parts

Dan Rozelman

Hennecke

Fabrication of A Recycled Tow Carbon Fiber Overwrapped Pressure Vessel

Andrew Maxey

Vartega Inc.

Nanotechnologies

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Effect of Adding Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) on the Mechanical and Thermal Behavior of Acrodur® Biocomposites

Ezatollah Amini

University of Maine

Opportunities to Improve Carbon Fiber Composites for Vehicle Lightweighting Using Graphene Additives

Megan Hathcock

University of Alabama

State of the Science on the Safety of Carbon-based Nanomaterial Composites

Jo Anne Shatkin

Vireo Advisors, LLC

Reinforcement Technologies

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A New Fiber Composite Technology for Cost Effective Weight Reduction in Automotive

Pradip Bahukudumbi

Coats

Fiber Sizing Fundamentals and Emerging Technologies

Steve Bassetti

Michelman

Suitability of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polyamide-6 for Crash-Relevant Automotive Components

Robert Brüll

Institute for Textile Technology of RWTH Aachen University

Sustainable Composites

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Lightweight D-LFT Cellulose-Based Composites for Semi-Structural Applications

Michel Champagne

National Research Council Canada

Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Basalt, Carbon Fiber-filled Recycled Polypropylene and Polyamide 6 Composites

Douglas Gardner

University of Maine

Glass Fiber-Nanocellulose-Unsaturated Polyester Resin Composite_ Processing, Properties and Potential for Automotive Applications

Joyanta Goswami

Georgia Institute of Technology

Cellulose Nanocrystals For Lightweight Sheet Molding Compounds Composites

Kyriaki Kalaitzidou

Georgia Institute of Technology

Hybrid Cellulose Composites-Lightweight Materials for Automotive Applications

Mariana Desiree Reale Batista

Michigan State University

Evaluation of Cellulose and Glass Fiber in Recycled Polyamide Thermoplastic Composites

Leonardo Simon

University of Waterloo

Advances in Thermoplastic Composites

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Lightweight and Surface Technologies for New Field of Applications

Stephen Beasley

Krauss-Maffei Corporation

Fabrication and Crush Testing of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Automotive Energy Absorption Applications

Anthony Coppola

General Motors

New Material Solution for Lightweight Design

John Fialka

Styrolution

Thermally Conductive Thermoplastics- Problems and Solutions for Exterior Automotive Heat Management Systems

Darin Grinsteinner

Celanese

Weight Reduction in Automotive Components

Probir Guha

Coats

Characterization of Engineering Grade Wood Plastic Composites: Properties for High Performance Applications

Yousoo Han

University of Maine

Xylylenediamine Derived Polyamide Resin for High Mechanical Strength Composite Material

Nobuhiko Matsumoto

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. Inc.

Mechanical and Adhesive Properties of Insert Injection Molded Aramid/Nylon Composites

Badin Pinpathomrat

Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan

Mass Production Applications with Tepex®, a Lightweight Thermoplastic Woven Composite

Palanivel Swaminathan

Lanxess

Advances in Aliphatic Polyketone Composites

Cary Veith

Esprix Technologies LP

Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite with Improved Formability

Hong XU

Hanwha Azdel, Inc.

Advances in Thermoset Composites

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Phenolic Molding Compounds in Automotive Powertrain Applications

Cedric Ball

Hexion

Specific Modulus Targeting for SMC

Jim Emrick

Ashland

Advances in Low Density SMC for Automotive Class A and Structural Applications

Jeff Klipstein

AOC

Investigation of Mechanical Property Differences Between Composites Produced Using Vacuum Assisted Liquid Compression Molding and High Pressure Resin

Gleb Meirson

FPC

New Developments in Polyurethane Sheet Molding Compound

Daniel Park

Fraunhofer Project Center

Developing Low VOC, Low Odor, Low Residual Styrene SMC Products

Thomas Skelskey

Ashland

Methods to Improve Mechanical Performance of Carbon Fiber Epoxy SMC

Ian Swentek

Hexion

Epoxy Matrix Technologies Enabling Cost Efficienct Mass Production of Composite Leaf Springs

Sigrid ter Heide

Hexion

Virtual Prototyping, Testing & Modeling

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Crush Simulation of Compression Modeled Chopped Fiber Box Section by a De-homogenized Multi Scale Computational Methodology

Frank Abdi, Cody Godines

AlphaSTAR Corporation

Multi-scale Material Modeling and Progressive Failure Analysis of a Hybrid Composite Bumper

Frank Abdi, Cody Godines

AlphaSTAR Corporation

Particle Filtering Based Prognosis of Fatigue Delamination Growth in Composites Using NDE Methods

Portia Banerjee

Michigan State University

Micromechanical Simulation of a Multifunctional Hybrid Composite with Continuous Steel and Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

Constantin Bauer

Math2Market GmbH

Virtual Characterization of Short Chopped Fiber Reinforced Plastics Behaviors

Sylvain Calmels, Dustin Souza

e-Xstream engineering

Validation of Material Models for Crash Testing of Carbon Fiber Composites: Project Conclusions

Anthony Coppola

General Motors

Toward an Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) Model for D-LFT Process

Ying Fan

Western University

Simulation of Injection Over-Molding for High-Rate Composites Processing

Johnathan Goodsell

Purdue University

Sensing Low Velocity Impact-induced Delamination in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Through Electrical Resistance Measurements

Robert Hart

University of Iowa

Non-Destructive Inclusion Detection and Quantification for Carbon Fiber Laminated Composites with Pulse-Echo Ultrasonic Lens

John Moreton

Baylor University

End to End Process Simulation of the High Pressure Resin Transfer Molding Process

Nathan Sharp

Purdue University

Integrated Numerical Simulation for SMC in Compression Molding Process

Srikar Vallury

Moldex3D