UPDATE: Registration for the spring meeting is closed

The next SAMPE Benelux spring meeting will be held on the 9th of May 2023 at SAMXL.

The agenda is now completely finished. The theme is “Automation of Composite Manufacturing Processes”. We`ll also visit both the SAM XL research center and the company CEAD, engaged in large scale thermoplastic composite 3D printing.

The program is as follows:
09.30     Registration & coffee
10.00   Welcome and introduction by Aart Van Vuure, SAMPE BeNeLux
10.15   Welcome and introduction to SAM XL by Aydin van den Bergh, business developer
10.30   “Mass production of structural thermoplastic composite parts for the automotive industry”, Rogier Mandos, Polytec
10.55    Automation manufacturing technologies at SAM XL. 3D Printing, AFP, Ultrasonic welding
11.40   “Automation in Filament Winding”, Harry Fietje, Autonational
12.05  “Challenges in large scale additive manufacturing (load bearing structures)”, Jelle Snijders, Royal3D

Sandwich lunch sponsored by the VLAIO Industry Partnership Project, supported through Agoria (B) and Sirris (B)

13.45   Presentations by winners of SAMPE Benelux student competition
14.20   “TaniqWind Pro: integration of process control parameters in FW software”, Rob Barendse and Sören Blomaard, TANIQ
14.45    “A new model for Fiber Deposition Automation”, Cedric De Roover, Coexpair Dynamics
15.10   Visit to SAM XL and CEAD
17.00   Networking drink