Registration for the SAMPE BeNeLux Spring meeting 2024 at TPAC – Thermoplastic Composites Application Center on Wednesday, 5th June 2024 in Enschede, NL, is now open. If you have already registered via email, you do not need to register again this way.

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    It is our pleasure to bring you the draft program for the 2024 SAMPE BeNeLux Spring meeting. The meeting is hosted this time by TPAC – the ThermoPlastic composite Application Centre  – in Enschede, which recently celebrated its 10th birthday! TPAC focuses on cost-effective processing, automation and recycling of Thermoplastic Composites. We start with a lecture program under the theme “Thermoplastic composites for everyday applications” followed by a visit program.  

    Preliminary program:

    9.30     Registration & coffee

    10.00   Welcome and introduction by Aart Van Vuure, chairman SAMPE BeNeLux

    10.15   Welcome and introduction to TPAC by Ferrie van Hattum, Professor  Lightweight Structures

    10.30   “Cost-effective thermoplastic composites for SMEs”, Ferrie van Hattum, TPAC

    10.55   Presentation by Solico, engineering consultancy for composites, Coen Meerbach, Business Unit Manager Solico

    11.20   Coffee break

    11.40   Presentation by CATO (thermoplastic composites)

    12.05  Presentation by SpiralRTC (recycling composites)

    12.30   Lunch break  

    13.45   Presentations by winners of SAMPE Benelux student competition (4th of June)

    14.20   “Thermo-mechanical finite element process simulation of unreinforced and reinforced extruded polymeric products”, Willem Lippens, KU Leuven campus Brugge, ProPoliS research group

    14.45   Presentation by CompTape, Aldert Verheus, CompTape

    15.10   Visit to TPAC

    16.45   Start of networking drink  

    To download the programme, please click below: