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2019 ACCE Papers and Program Guides

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

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FEATURED TALK: Additive Manufacturing to Automotive Manufacturing: The Challenges of Volume Production

Ellen Lee

Ford Motor Company

Additive Manufacturing of Wood-Based Materials for Composite Applications

Douglas Gardner

University of Maine

Only a Dream? Plastics for 3D Printing – Easy to Process and Parts Strong Like Injection Molded

Thomas Collet

LEHVOSS Group

Generative Design and Fabrication: A One Touch Experience for Additive Manufacturing

Tonya Cole

Dassault Systemes

Generative Design and Fabrication: A One Touch Experience for Additive Manufacturing

Kishore Boyalakuntla

Rize, Inc.

3D Printing Durable, Lightweight, and Flexible Elastomeric Components for Automotive Applications

Andrew Finkle

University of Waterloo

Fiber Aspect Ratio Characterization and Stiffness Prediction in Large-Area, Additive Manufactured, Short-Fiber Composites

Timothy Russell

Baylor University

In-situ Consolidation of Thermoplastic Composites Using Automated Fiber Placement

Graham Ostrander

Automated Dynamics part of Trelleborg Group

Fused Filament Fabrication Printing for Accelerated Product Development and Low Volume Series Production

Adam Halsband

Forward Engineering

Analysis and Experimental Verification of Polymer Melt Nozzle Pressure Drop in Fused Filament Fabrication Additive Manufacturing

Jingdong Chen

Baylor University

Multi-Scale Modeling of Additive Manufacturing: From Process Simulation to Design Validation

Dustin Souza

e-Xstream engineering

Effects of Flow-Fiber Coupling on Melt Flow Rheology in Large Area Polymer Composite Additive Manufacturing

Zhaogui Wang

Baylor University

Topology Optimization for Lightweighting Anisotropic Additively Manufactured Parts Under Thermomechanical Loading

Jackson Ramsey

Baylor University

Sustainable Biocomposites from Biobased Engineering Thermoplastic and Biocarbon through Additive Manufacturing

Elizabeth Diederichs

University of Guelph

Bonding, Joining, & Finishing

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Plasma Surface Engineering of Fiber Reinforced Composites for the Removal of Contaminants and Improvement of Adhesive Joint Strength

Daphne Pappas

Plasmatreat USA, Inc.

Primerless Structural Adhesives for Bonding Low Surface Energy Composites

Michael Barker

Ashland LLC

Composite Sandwich Repair Using Through-Thickness Reinforcement with Robotic Hand Micro-Drilling

Alex Kravchenko

Old Dominion University

Business Trends & Technology Solutions

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Advances in Motor Encapsulation

Stephen Greydanus

Hexion

Development of Ultra-Light Hybrid Glass Fiber and Polymeric Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composites

Hongyu Chen

Hanwha Azdel

Sandwich Construction is Adaptable for High Volume Automotive Production

Russell Elkin

Baltek Inc.

Structural Validation of Material Model and CAE Method Accounting for Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Process

Pierre Savoyat

e-Xstream engineering

Plant Based Composite Materials for Automotive: They Exist and Are Ready for Prime Time

Mark Remmert

Green Dot Bioplastics Inc.

Opportunities & Challenges with Carbon Composites

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Design and Simulation of Non-crimp Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Channels for Energy Absorbing Applications

Pravin Gopal Samy Dharmaraj

University of Waterloo

Energy Absorption Mechanisms in Impacted Non-Crimp Fabric Carbon Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites

Aaditya Suratkar

Western University

Development of Flowable Carbon Fiber Materials

Selina Zhao

General Motors

Automated Cutting & Stacking Cell for Dry Fiber Textile Reinforcements (GF/CF) in Automotive and Aerospace Applications

Christian Fais

Schmidt & Heinzmann North America

FEATURED TALK: Suitability of Carbon Fiber Composites in a High-Volume Production Process for Vehicle Front Subframes

John Ingram

Magna International, Inc.

Carbon Fiber Subframe Development – Corrosion Mitigation Strategies and Test Results

David Wagner

Ford Motor Company

2nd PLACE BEST PAPER: Carbon Fiber Subframe Development – Fatigue and Strength CAE and Test Results

Xiaoming Chen

Ford Motor Company

Carbon Fiber Subframe Design and CAE

Nikhil Bolar

Magna International, Inc.

Enabling Technologies

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FEATURED TALK: From Composite to Complex Materials – A Paradigm Shift for Vehicle Interiors

Clay Maranville

Ford Motor Company

Polylactide based Direct-Long Fiber Thermoplastics (D-LFTs) for Automotive Interior Applications

Preetam Giri

Michigan State University

Evaluations of Low and Ultra-Low Density Sheet Molding Composites Using 3M™ Glass Bubbles

Erik LaBelle

3M Company

Development of a Single Cylinder Polymer Matrix Composite Engine Block

Anthony Coppola

General Motors

Fiberpress – A New Generation of Composite Compression Molding

Louis Kaptur

Dieffenbacher

MoPaHyb - Modular Production Plant for Hybrid High-performance Composites

Tobias Joppich

Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology

Fatigue Life Prediction of Injection Molded Short Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Pierre Savoyat

e-Xstream engineering

Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technology for Advanced Composites Forming

Tonya Cole

Dassault Systemes

Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technology for Advanced Composites Forming

Alireza Forghani

Convergent

Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technology for Advanced Composites Forming

Paulo Silva

Convergent

Development of Modified Polypropylene (PP) Products with Low-Odor for Automotive Interior Parts

Esra Erbas Kiziltas

Wellman Advanced Materials

Does a Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Door Structure Meet the Energy Absorption Requirements for a Side Impact Crash Test?

Srikanth Pilla

Clemson University

Mold-Shutter and Double-Deck Frame Systems Improve the State-of-the-Art HP-RTM, LCM, and Prepreg Compression Molding Technologies

Antonio Cossolo

Cannon

Reinforcement Technologies

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Hybrid Composites for Automotive Applications – Development and Manufacture of a System-Integrated Lightweight Floor Structure in Multi-Material Design

Tobias Link

Fraunhofer-Institute for Chemical Technology

Rheological Behavior of Basalt and Hemp Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites

Bharath Nagaraja

Washington State University

Sustainable Composites

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FEATURED TALK: Advances in Sustainable Composites for Automotive Applications

Amar Mohanty

University of Guelph

Developing Structural Natural Fiber Parts Using Spray Transfer Molding (STM) Process

Elias Shakour

BASF Corp.

Post-Consumer Recycled Based High-Heat PA6,6 Development for Turbocharged Air Intake Ducting

James Kempf

Wellman Advanced Materials

3rd PLACE BEST PAPER: Latest Breakthroughs with Hybrid Reinforced Composites in Lightweight Applications

Dinesha Ganesarajan

University of Waterloo

3rd PLACE BEST PAPER: Latest Breakthroughs with Hybrid Reinforced Composites in Lightweight Applications

Leonardo Simon

University of Waterloo

Characterization of Hybrid Composite Based on Kenaf and Glass Fibers for Underbody Shield Applications

Sandeep Tamrakar

Ford Motor Company

Methodology to Use PCR (Post-consumer Recycled) Polyamide Material as an Alternative Solution to Prime Polyamide in Automotive Applications

Taewhan Kim

Wellman Advanced Materials

Quality Controls of Post-Consumer Recycled Carpet-Based Resins for the Automotive Industry

Donald Wingard

Wellman Advanced Materials

Investigation of Variations in Closed Cell Foamed Polymer Composite Structures

Daniel Pulipati

Baylor University

Food Industry-Waste Derived Biocarbon and Biobased Engineering Thermoplastic for Sustainable Composite Applications

Maisyn Picard

University of Guelph

Development of Sustainable Hybrid Composites Using Recycled Polypropylene and Engineered Polysaccharide

Sea Ho Jeon

Wellman Advanced Materials

Improved Utilization of Downstream Corn Oil from Bioethanol Industry: Super Performed Sustainable Flame Retardant for Engineering Plastic-Based Biocomposites in Automotive Applications

Boon Peng Chang

University of Guelph

Advances in Thermoplastic Composites

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High-Performance Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene “Thermylene® P11” for Light Weighting Automotive Components

Vive Apte

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc.

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polyolefin Body Panels

Megan Shewey

Ford Motor Company

Productivity Advantages of Lightweight Injection Molded Thermoplastics Enabled by 3M Hollow Glass Microspheres

Shannon Bollin

Ford Motor Company

Productivity Advantages of Lightweight Injection Molded Thermoplastics Enabled by 3M Hollow Glass Microspheres

Andrea Charif

Ford Motor Company

Preliminary Studies on the Effect of Polymeric Film Formers and Cross Linking Chemistries on the Water-Glycol Resistance of PA-Glass Fibre Composites

Steve Bassetti

Michelman

BEST PAPER AWARD: Direct Fiber Model Validation: Orientation Evolution in Simple Shear Flow

Sara Andrea Simon

University of Wisconsin Polymer Engineering Center

Thermoplastic Tape Reinforcements for Cost-efficient Lightweight Automotive Applications

Christoph Kuhn

Volkswagen Group

Structural Reinforcement of Nylon Parts with UD Tape Layups

Stanislav Ivanov

Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research

Stylight: A Cost-Efficient Production Solution

Pierre Juan

INEOS Styrolution

Viscosity Measurement Technique for Long Fiber Thermoplastic Material

Gleb Meirson

FPC - Western University

Novel In-situ Method for Studying Transfer Films and Tribology Performance of Additives

Rijo Jacob Robin

Superior Graphite

Novel In-situ Method for Studying Transfer Films and Tribology Performance of Additives

Bai Cheng Jim

Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH

Additive Manufacturing of Innovative Near Net Shape Continuous Fiber Thermoplastic Composite Preforms

John Ilkka

Coats America

Thermoplastic Pultrusion’s Cooling Temperature Effects on Pulling Forces and Deconsolidation

Nawaf Alsinani

Universite de Montreal, Polytechnique Montreal

One Step Hybrid Molding Process, a Cost-Effective Manufacturing Technique for Composite Parts

Pal Swaminathan

LANXESS

Fibre Direct Compounding - Efficient Fibre Reinforcement at Reduced Material Costs

Manuel Woehrle

ARBURG, Inc.

Simulation of Warpage and Mold Flow in the LFT-D Process

Gleb Meirson

FPC - Western University

Accelerating Adoption of Advanced Materials into Automotive Through Industry Collaboration

Adam Harms

Ruhl Strategic Partners

Nanofiller-Reinforced Thermoplastic Hybrid Composites

Matthew Cassoli

Ford Motor Company

Nano-Enhanced Polyamide Biocomposites with Improved Dimensional Stability for Automotive Applications

Mohamed Abdelwahab

University of Guelph

Advances in Thermoset Composites

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PuriCoat System: A Low Emission, Solvent-Free Material Platform Enabling High Volume Production of Exterior Composite Parts

Francis Defoor

Hexion

Development of a Class A Lightweight SMC Liftgate for the Volkswagen Atlas

Hendrik Mainka

Volkswagen Group of America

Improving Mechanical Performance of Vinyl Ester and Unsaturated Polyester Carbon Fiber Composites Through Use of a Coupling Agent

Brian Kleinheinz

BYK USA, Inc.

Enabling Electro-Mobility Battery System Serial Production with High-Performance Rapid Cure Epoxy SMC

Pritesh Patel

Evonik

Advances in Resin Technology for Structural Sheet Molding Compound Formulations

Joseph Amlung

Ashland LLC

Cost Effective Hood Manufacturing by Compression Resin Transfer Molding

Unai Argarate

Fagor Arrasate

Phenolic SMC for Automotive Fire Resistance

Ian Swentek

Hexion

Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technology for Advanced Composites Forming

Tonya Cole

Dassault Systemes

Epoxy Composites with Short Fibers are Long on Benefits for Automotive Applications

Philip Farris, Jr.

SolEpoxy, Inc.

Synthesis and Properties of Several Functional Dimeric Epoxy Resins Containing Naphthalene Units

Mark Edwards

Sun Chemical

Pushing the Boundaries with Novel Thermoset Polyolefin Composites

Vishal Shrotriya

Materia, Inc.

Case Study: Development of an Epoxy Carbon Fiber Reinforced Roof Frame Using the High-Pressure Resin Transfer Molding Process

Cedric Ball

Hexion

Innovative Continuous Fiber Preforms for Liquid Thermoset Resin Processes Incorporating Conductive Pathways

George Han

Coats America

Innovative Continuous Fiber Preforms for Liquid Thermoset Resin Processes Incorporating Conductive Pathways

Adam Burley

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP)

Innovative Continuous Fiber Preforms for Liquid Thermoset Resin Processes Incorporating Conductive Pathways

Haibin Ning

University of Alabama Birmingham Materials Processing and Applications Development (MPAD) Center and Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Characterization and Constitutive Modeling of a Snap Cure Neat Epoxy Resin Under Dynamic Loading

Yu Zeng

University of Waterloo

Virtual Prototyping, Testing & Modeling

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Fatigue Behavior of a Carbon Fiber SMC-R Under Uniaxial and Combined Stresses

Monish Urapakam Ramakrishnan

University of Michigan, Dearborn

CAE Chain-based Optimization Strategies for Fiber Reinforced Composites Parts as a Key Element for Future Lightweight Design

Benedikt Fengler

SIMUTENCE

Modeling Morphology and Physical Properties of Nanocomposites Using Molecular Simulation

Jeffrey Sanders

Schrodinger, Inc.