Whether you are new to the composites industry or are interested in an overview of all aspects of composites materials and manufacturing, this is the program for you! The session provides basic information on the technical components of composites including the most common materials and manufacturing processes, and examples of how composites were specified and used in many applications across various market segments.
1) Introduction to the various materials and their properties, differences between thermoset and thermoplastic composites, including benefits and performance features of composites
2) Learn about the many manufacturing processes used by the industry to make composites products including a decision-making process for selection considerations and criteria.
3) Learn about various educational resources to learn about composites materials, manufacturing and applications.
4) Learn about how composites compare to other competing materials in products across many market segments.