13th Workgroup Meeting “Composite Pipes and Vessels”


November 25th, 2021

Interactive Video Conference


Focus Topics:

  • Materials for advanced composite parts
  • Hydrogen pressure vessels
    • Next-gen vessels
    • Manufacturing technologies
    • Structural Health & Condition monitoring


  • Insights by Technology Experts
  • Market & Technology Monitoring


10:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Michael Emonts | AZL
10:15 Technology and Market Screening of Composite Pipes and Vessels
Simon Greive | AZL
10:45 Presentations, 70 min. + Q&A:

  • Dr. Sebastian Schmitz | Toray Industries Europe GmbH | Materials for Hydrogen Powertrains
  • Dr. Andreas Reimann | Roth Composite Machinery | RCM-High Performance Winding
  • Dr. rer. nat. Kilian Tschöke | Fraunhofer IKTS | Structural Health Monitoring for Carbon Fibre Components
12:15 Coffee Break
12:30 Presentations, 60 min. + Q&A:

  • Dr. Farbod Nezami | CIKONI | Simulation Driven Development of Hydrogen Pressure Vessels
  • Oscar Bareiro | ITA Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University | Instrumentation of Composite Pressure Vessels With Fibre-based Sensors For Structural Condition Monitoring
  • Dr. Jens Schlimbach | Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH | Pressure Vessel Manufacturing (Speedpreg Project)
13:50 Coffee Break
14:00 Presentations, 60 min. + Q&A:

  • Prof. Andy Bushby | Ultima Forma | Electroforming Hydrogen Permeability Barriers
  • Eimantas Survila | Fraunhofer IPT | Future Trends in Pressure Vessel Manufacturing
  • Theodora Skordili | Cenex Nederland | Life Cycle Performance Tools – Applications from the Automotive
15:15 Discussion and Closing Remarks
15:30 – 16:00 1:1 Networking Session


 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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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.