September 11-13, 2012

MSU Management Education Center
811 W. Square Lake Road
Troy, MI

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    » Advances in Composite Reinforcement Technologies
    » Advances in Thermoplastic Composites
    » Advances in Thermoset Composites
    » Business Trends & Technology Solutions
    » Bio- & Natural-Fiber Composites
    » Challenges & Opportunities with Carbon Composites
    » Enabling Technologies
    » Nanocomposites
    » Preforming Technologies
    » Technology Readiness: European Composites Innovations
    » Virtual Prototyping & Testing of Composites

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Advances in Thermoplastic Composites
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Paper Title Author Company
New PA with Advanced Stabilization & Higher Glass Loading Improves Mechanicals at Elevated Temperatures Manoranjan Prusty BASF SE
Development of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composite for Structural Applications Jonathan Spiegel Polystrand
Development of a New Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastic for Automotive Interiors Kunal Kumar Hanwha Azdel, Inc.
Using Unidirectional Glass Tapes to Improve Impact Performance of Thermoplastic Composites in Automotive Applications Duane Emerson
*2012 SPE ACCE Best Paper Award Winner*
Ticona Engineering Polymers
Higher Temperature PP-Based Composite Provides Nylon/PA-Level Performance at Lower Weight & Cost Jim Keeler Albis Plastics Corp.
DLFT Experiments with Cyclic Butylene Terephthalate Victor Bravo National Research Council Canada
In-Situ Polymerization of Reinforced Thermoplastics Jim Mihalich Cyclics Corp.
Thermally Conductive but Electrically Insulating Plastics for Thermal Management Applications Chandrashekar Raman Momentive Performance Materials
Overview of Maleic-Anhydride-Grafted Polyolefin Coupling Agents: Uses & Benefits Louis Martin Addcomp North America, Inc.
Thermoplastic Sandwich Composites from Recycled Sources for Impact Damage Tolerance & Crashworthiness Uday Vaidya University of Alabama at Birmingham

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