Lightweight TechTalks

Digital platform for technology insights and networking

Inspired by the great response to the interactive workgroups, AZL set up the compact and digital format “Lightweight TechTalk“ for technology and market insights and for networking in the field of lightweight production.

In a 6-week rhythm, inspiring industry presentations open up different perspectives on lightweight business and technologies. Participants can identify relevant contacts and get in touch directly via participant profiles and the personal chat.

Participation is free of charge and open to all companies, even beyond the AZL partner network.

Upcoming Lightweight TechTalks

13.08.2020 Lightweight TechTalk – TAPE INTEGRATION INTO INJECTION MOLDED PARTS
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28.08.2020 Lightweight TechTalk – COMPOSITES & SUSTAINABILITY
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29.09.2020 Lightweight TechTalk – RECYCLING OF COMPOSITES
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Previous Lightweight TechTalks

09.07.2020 Lightweight TechTalk – COMPOSITES AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

In this Lightweight TechTalk, the speakers from the composites industry provided a detailed overview of additive manufacturing production technologies in combination with composite production comprising insights into innovative applications and latest manufacturing systems.

Number of Participations: 175
Speaker:

  • Jeff Sloan | Composites World | News radar on composites and additive manufacturing
  • David Hauber | Trelleborg | Additive Manufacturing with carbon fiber composites
  • Riley Reese | ARRIS Composites | Convergence of composites and high volume manufacturing, delivering next gen consumer and vehicle structures
  • Cole Nielsen | Orbital Composites | Mars and the self-replicating machines
  • Kamran Samaie | Conbility | New table based machine system for additive tape placement with laser assisted in situ consolidation

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28.05.2020 Lightweight TechTalk – DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR MULTI MATERIAL LIGHTWEIGHT COMPONENTS

In this TechTalk, three inspiring presentations opened up different perspectives on product development and potential assessment of multi-material lightweight components.

Number of Participations: 105
Speaker:

  • Warden Schijve | Sabic | Design with thermoplastic composites from materialproducer‘s perspective
  • Jonathan Spree | Institute for Machine Elements and Systems Engineering of RWTH Aachen University | Modell-based system engineering
  • André Wilkes | Rafinex | Design from material producer‘s perspective

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