11th Workgroup Meeting “Advanced Thermoset Production”


Interactive Video Conference


February 23rd, 2021


The current applications and manufacturing technologies of towpreg will be addressed in this meeting, e.g. coreless winding. Ceramic-based towpreg with the production technology, automated fiber placement, will also be introduced. Furthermore, coating for fire resistance, process analysis and modelling to control surface quality will be briefed.



13:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Kai Fischer | Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
13:15 Market and Technology Screening
Hao Wang | Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
13:40 Fire Protecting Composites – a New Solution, Using Innovative Coatings

Ari Hokkanen| Finnester Coatings Oy
13:50 Process Analysis and Modelling to Control Warpage and Surface Waviness
Niklas Lorenz | Institute for Plastics Processing – IKV
Michael Müller-Pabel | Institut für Leichtbau und Kunstofftechnik – ILK
14:10 Brief View of Towpreg Applications
Marcel Remp | Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites GmbH
14:25 Coffee Break
14:45 Hypreg – Towpreg Development for Coreless 3D Winding
Max Schmidt | Institute of Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University
14:55 3M™ Nextel™ 610 Towpreg: A Developmental Product for Automated
Processing of Ox-OX CMCs

Stan Fast | 3M
15:15 Rethink Lightweight Construction – xFK in 3D Process Technology
15:35 Discussion
16:00 End of meeting


50h_grau All AZL Partner Companies involved in the value chain of High-Speed RTM are represented at our Business Platform “High-Speed RTM”.
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Please find details on previous Workgroup Meetings in our Current Activities of the AZL Partner-Section.

The participation is exclusively for AZL partners and as an integral part of the AZL partnership free of charge.


Registration for AZL Partner Companies

AZL Partner Companies can register for this workgroup as usual via the AZL Partner-Section.