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Long Fiber Reinforced Injection Molding Composites: The Lightweight Substitute for Metals

Expand your toolbox of material solutions and find out why long carbon and glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites are the go to materials you need to make better products. Learn how to deploy long fiber’s stronger, tougher, and lighter properties and optimize your plastic product designs for structural performance.



Date: July 23, 2018
Time: 2 PM EDT (11 AM PDT)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

Long carbon and glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites are the go-to materials you need for structural components in applications that push the envelope of what plastics can do, even replacing metals.

Find out how you can deploy long fiber's stronger, stiffer, and tougher performance while also obtaining in-demand weight reduction and achieving cost savings through simplified manufacturing.

Invest your time wisely and let the experts at long fiber compounder PlastiComp share their material and design knowledge while answering your engineering questions.

You will learn:

  • How long fiber outperforms other reinforced plastics
  • Composites as economical alternatives to metals
  • Designing for fiber orientation to maximize performance
  • Using design simulations to expedite product development

Don't miss this opportunity to discover how long fiber reinforced composites will expand your materials toolbox to help you overcome design challenges and make better products.

Key Take-Aways

  • Learn how long fiber outperforms other reinforced plastics
  • Understand composites as an economical alternatives to metals
  • Discover how to design for fiber orientation to maximize performance
  • Use design simulations to expedite product development

Speakers

Steve Ouendag, Application Development Manager, PlastiComp

As the head of PlastiComp's application development team, Steve Ouendag uses his 20-years of industry expertise to assist OEMs and processors in deploying tough, strong, and lightweight long-fiber reinforced composites as successful material solutions. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in plastics engineering from Ferris State University.

Marc-Henry Wakim, Senior Product Development Engineer, PlastiComp

Marc-Henry Wakim is a senior product development engineer with PlastiComp and leads the company's product design and performance analysis team. Marc-Henry earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering with a certification in plastic product design from University of Massachusetts-Lowell, he is also a Six Sigma black belt.