CAMX Exhibit Previews, Part 1

CAMX 2015 is less than a month away (Oct. 26-29, Dallas, TX, US). If you’re going to the show, or thinking of going, you might want to know a little about what will await you on the exhibit hall floor.

CompositesWorld asked CAMX exhibitors to send previews of the products and technologies they’ll have on display. Here is Part 1 of the response we received. Simply click on the company name to see what it has in store, and look for Part 2 in the next CAMX newsletter. More.

Early Bird Gets The Discount Pricing – Ends Tomorrow

Register TODAY to receive Early Registration discounts on your CAMX 2015 registration. Join thousands of attendees, more than 345 thought-leader speakers and over 550 exhibitors in shaping the future of the composites and advanced materials industry.

Additionally, October 2nd also marks the Hotel Booking deadline. Book with Conference Direct, the official CAMX Housing Bureau TODAY to ensure you receive the CAMX-negotiated rates at select hotels with availability close to the Dallas Convention Center.

Early Arrivals Get More – SPE Sessions

SPE-SArrive on Monday to attend SPE (Society for Plastics Engineers) Sessions. Open to all CAMX attendees, SPE is presenting the following programs in conjunction with CAMX:

  • Structural Thermoplastic Composites seen by a Glass Fiber Manufacturer
  • Trends, Material, and Manufacturing Advancements from the SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Expo
  • Structural composites for Automotive Applications: Current Successes and Barriers

Monday will also include Pre-Conference Tutorials, see the schedule here.

See other groups that are holding meetings in conjunction with CAMX – look under “Event Info.”

Outstanding Awardees – Technical Papers

The 2015 CAMX Steering Committee congratulates the CAMX Technical Paper Award Winners! Each awardee has addressed critical areas important to the composites and advanced materials industry from business, applications, and research perspectives.

Congratulations to:

Christopher Childers, The Boeing Company – Molecular Dynamics Simulation Procedure to Predict Thermoplastic Solubility and Phase Separation Behavior in a Thermoset

Kara Storage, Air Force Research Laboratory, RXSA – An Evaluation of Test Methods for Determining Adhesive Shear Stress-Strain Properties

Stephen Brooks, Reichhold, LLC – The Effect of Fracture Toughening a Thermoset Resin on the Fracture Toughness of a Fiber-Reinforced Laminate

Darshil Shah, University of Cambridge – Silk for Light – Weight Syntactic Foams and Tough Textile Composites

Shawn Walsh, Army Research Laboratory – Autonomous Systems: Driving Composite Materials in a New and Disruptive Direction

Jay Feldman, ERC, Inc. – NASA Ames Research Center – Development of an Ablative 3D Quartz / Cyanate Ester Composite for the Orion Spacecraft Compression Pad

Ruifeng Liang, West Virginia University – Evaluation and Implementation of FRP Shapes for Lock and Dam Structures

Hui Yu, New Functional Polymers, LLC – New DCPD Based Resins for Low Cost Composites

David Olawale, Nanotechnology Patronas Group Inc.; High-Performance Materials Institute, Florida State University; FAMU-FSU College of Engineering – Triboluminescent Composite with In-situ Impact Sensing Capability

Ferrie van Hattum, Saxion University of Applied Sciences – Effect of Overlap Length on the Mechanical Properties of Flake Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites

See the full list of all the outstanding CAMX 2015 Technical Papers here. Proceedings, including Technical Papers, are included with the Premium and Full Conference Registration packages, or may be purchased separately.

Industry Awards – CAMX and ACE

CAMX honors innovation and recognizes the research and innovations that are moving the industry forward.

CAMX Award
The CAMX Award recognizes cutting-edge innovations and innovators that are shaping the future of composites and advanced materials in the marketplace. Sponsored by Ashland.

Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE)
A prestigious composites industry competition, the ACE Awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in technology, manufacturing and product development.

Sponsored by Composites One.

See the full list of CAMX Award and ACE Award finalists.

The CAMX awards will be presented during the Opening General Session on Tuesday, October 27, and the ACE Awards will be announced on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall.

Download the CAMX App

Search the Apple Store or Google Play for “CAMX 2015” to download the app to your mobile device.

  • See Facility and Exhibit Hall maps
  • Access MyCAMX
  • Plan your Conference Schedule
  • Select Exhibitors to visit
  • Find the Shuttle Bus Schedule

Stay Connected

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