11th Workgroup Meeting “Composite Pipes and Vessels” | Interactive Video Conference


Interactive Video Conference


December 1st, 2020
11:00 – 15:00h


Focus topic:
Hydrogen Pressure Vessels
Scope of this meeting:

  • Final phase of the study of the topic hydrogen pressure vessels exemplary economical evaluation
  • Further topics:
    • Highlighting developments and innovations in the market for composite pipes and vessels
    • High performance materials for hydrogen pressure vessels
    • Innovative production processes for composite pressure vessels
    • Thermoplastic and thermoset based pressure vessels
    • Multi material designs and hybrids in pressure vessels


11:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Michael Emonts | Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
11:15 Latest News on Composite Pipes and Vessels Market & Technologies
Martin Rieger | Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
12:00 Keynote Presentations, 40 min + Q&A:

  • Dr. Dimitrios Sikoutris | CEVOTEC | FPP Doyle reinforcements: A solution to increase material efficiencyin the production of pressure vessels
  • Fabian Becker | Institute for Plastic Processing IKV | Joint Technology Project – Efficient evaluation of composite materials for Type IV pressure-vessels
12:50 Coffee Break
13:00 Keynote Presentation, 60 min + Q&A:

  • Johan Potargent | Automation & Manufacturing Services AMS | Rotomoulding of thermoplastic liners for Type IV pressure-vessels
  • Kaspar Lasn | Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU | Optical fiber monitoring of composite cylinders
14:15 AZL Workgroup-Study on Product Cost Benchmarking of Thermoset and Thermoplastic FRP Production Technologies for Composite Pipes & Vessels, 30 min + Q&A
Martin Rieger | Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL
15:00 Discussion of next Steps and further procedure of this work group
Dr. Michael Emonts, Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production – AZL


 50h_grau  All AZL Partner Companies involved in the value chain of Composite Pipes and Vessels will be represented soon at our Business Platform “Composite Pipes and Vessels”.
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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.