Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

Advances in Materials, Design and Manufacturing for Advanced Composites

Annual Seminar and SME Table Top Exhibition, 9 April 2014

The 2014 1-day SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter seminar addresses progress in design, materials and manufacturing technologies that are essential to secure the continued success of cost effective high performance composites.

Key innovators in all sectors of the advanced composites industry such as Axis Composites, Caterham, Cobham, Cytec, Exova, Frazer Nash, ELG, and WMG have been invited to make presentations. Sponsored by Formaplex Ltd, SAMPE UK & Ireland Chapter will host another Table-Top Exhibition for SMEs who offer innovative technologies and solutions. This is the 5th SME table top exhibition and previous events have been very successful and proved to be a great opportunity for delegates to gain information and network.


Intelligent Composite Layup
Matthew Such, University of Bristol

NDE of Dielectric Materials
Edward Ingham, Exova Group Ltd.

Caterham Composites
Mike Gascoynes, Caterham

Weaving Goes Back to the Future
Alistair Mcllhagger, Axis Composites

Practical Aspects of Recycling Carbon Fibre Composites
Frazer Barnes, ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.