SAMPE Benelux fall meeting 2018

It is our pleasure to announce you the program for the 2018 SAMPE BeNeLux Fall meeting.

We will be welcomed at Coexpair in Namur by its founder and CEO Andre Bertin. After a series of selected presentations, we will have the chance to visit the workshop of Coexpair.

Abouth Coexpair:

Coexpair operations started in 2007 with a team of 3 people. The company experiences a continuous & successful growth. In 2012 Coexpair moved to a completely new facility which recently doubled its size to reach 1600m². Today, with a core staff of 25 people and a large network of qualified suppliers, Coexpair supplies the most advanced solutions for production of RTM & SQRTM parts. Coexpair supplies production equipment and engineering solutions for manufacturing of composite parts at lower cost with improved quality.
Our engineering department is located inside a development shop where equipment is available for R&D, customer developments and trainings. Focused on matched tool processes (RTM & SQRTM), with leading SQRTM process development, Coexpair proposes a unique combination of equipment and engineering solutions to the European and Middle-East market.

The Coexpair team gathers the experience of 25 highly qualified engineers, technicians and administrative staff.
During the visit, you will have the opportunity to discover the different departments of the company. You will be successively welcomed by our engineering, equipment,
mould and production units. This visit will be an opportunity to ask questions and find out more about our company.

Meeting Agenda:

09.45 Registration & coffee
10.15 Welcome and introduction by Bart Vangrimde, SAMPE BeNeLux
10.25 Welcome and introduction to Coexpair by Andre Bertin, CEO Coexpair
10.45 `Development of an A320 Nose Landing Gear door`, Pierre Severin, Coexpair
11.10 `Overview of out-of-autoclave composite technologies at SONACA`, Dimitri Gueuning, SONACA
11.35 `Thermoset versus thermoplastic in aeronautical composite structure`, Rodolphe Trouve, Airbus (Toulouse)
12.10 Lunch
13.10 `Qualification approach for induction welded carbon UD tape based thermoplastics`, Maarten Labordus, Jeroen de Vries (presenter), KVE Composites Group
13.35 `Heating solutions for metal mould tooling`, Evert Rubingh, Ostseestaal
14.00 `New innovative high temperature composite tooling solutions`, Oliver Bottler, Airtech
14.25 `Robotized Infrared Thermography for the inspection of composite components: Basic Theory and Applications in the Aerospace Industry`, Pierre Servais, NDT Pro
14.50 SAMPE Benelux member meeting
15.15 Tour of Coexpair facilities
16.30 Closure with networking drink

You can register to this event by contacting info@sampe-benelux.org. Participation is free for SAMPE members. Non-members pay 80.00 € (includes one year membership) and students 20.00 €.
Please subscribe at the latest by Monday 5 November. Please avoid no-shows without prior notice.

Non-members can fill out their application forms via the membership form which can be found here

Detailed information about the event and the invitation flyer can be downloaded here