Composites Event by IBN Composieten & SIM

Event date: 
Wednesday 20 November - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
BluePoint Brussel


10.00h  Welcome

10.15h  Opening on Flame Retardants – Wouter GEURTS (IBN Composieten/Agoria) - Gunnar Merz (Composites United)

  • Requirements for fire safety in aviation - CFK Valley (Composites United)
  • Tony Madillac – Bombardier: Requirements in railway on flame retardant composites for EN45545
  • Markus Schiffmann – Polynt : SMC Solutions for EN45545


  • Dany De Kock – Johns Manville: Flame Retardant TP Composites
  • TFC Chemicals – Hans Hoydonckx: FR solutions with bio-based transfuran resins
  • Wouter Verbouwe – BASALTEX


12.15h  Networking lunch


  • Belgian Solar Team (winner of Global Solar Race, Australia): Winning the race with lightweight construction
  • Hydrogen and opportunities for Composites materials
  • Krauss Maffei : Automated production of leaf spring for car suspension with Belgian partners
  • Kim Aerts, Delta A.T.: Case automation

Coffee Break

  • Dr Bastian Brenken: Virtual engineering for 3D manufacturing of Composites
  • 3D Weaving: Machteld Kindt - 3D Woven textiles in innovative composites applications.
  • Carla Hertleer: Work plan for the SIG composites (SIM Flanders)


16.15h  Closure / Networking

17.30h  End


Registration via this link.