14th Workgroup Meeting “Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites”

Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites


[ON-SITE] @ AZL HUB in Aachen | [VIRTUAL] on Zoom


April 7th, 2022 | 11:00 – 16:25h


Scope of this Meeting

  • Focus topic: T3-Hub
  • Insightful presentations and discussions with industry aspects
  • Re-connect with familiar faces and get in touch with new AZL Partners



11:00 Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Kai Fischer | AZL
11:10 Insights by Technology Experts and Industry Insiders
5 min pitches from participants – get in touch with us to hold a presentation
11:30 Market and Technology Screening for Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites
Warden Schijve | AZL
11:50 Networking Lunch
12:50 Presentations:

  • Composite Material for Automotive Mass Production Application
    Guillaume Gardere | Valeo
  • Recycling & Processing of Tepex Offcuts
    Dr. Klaus Vonberg | LANXESS AG
  • Little Space and High Requirements – Lightweight Holder for Firm Grip
    Joachim Schrapp | Poeppelmann
  • Making a Skateboard with T-RTM
    Peter Karacsonyi | Kape Skateboards
  • Formatting of Thermoplastic UD Prepreg for Various Hybrid Composite Manufacturing Approaches and Applications
    Dr. Henning Neumann | Web Industries
14:20 Coffee Break
14:50 Presentations:

  • T³-Hub Project and Intermediate Results
    Jan Petersen | AZL
  • Simulation of Tape Based Laminates
    Sebastiaan Haanappel | AniForm Engineering B.V.
15:25 Workshop

  • Interest in Participating in the T³-Hub Project?
  • Your comments on: Parts to Evaluate in the T³-Hub Project
  • Your comments on: Intermediate Project Results
15:55 Your Comments on Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites workgroup new topics
Discussion on future focus topics for this workgroup, e.g.:

  • Is there interest in attractive applications or more in TPC materials in general?
  • Investigate why UD tapes in hybrids is not developing that fast, what is missing?
  • Start a trend study in direction sports?
  • Sustainability: Interest in recycling? Market study who is doing what? Use of recycled resins in composite?
  • Natural fibre TPC’s and performance?
16:25 End of meeting


50h_grau_ All AZL Partner Companies involved in the value chain of thermoplastic composites are represented at our
Business Platform “Thermoplastic Composites”.
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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 Meet2Connect.