Fraunhofer ICT Attends Fakuma 2014

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Fraunhofer ICT disseminated the WALiD project from their booth at the Fakuma trade fair which was held in Friedrichshafen from 14th to 18th October 2014.


This event which is used by many exhibitors to showcase their innovations to world experts attracted record numbers this year with over 45,000 visitors attending.  Amongst the visitors were material manufacturers, processing companies and other specialists.

Members of the ICT Fraunhofer team were available to answer questions on the WALID project and hand out project literature.


WALiD Presented at ITHEC on 28th October 2014

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Fraunhofer ICT have been invited to present a paper entitled  ‘Wind blades using cost-effective advanced lightweight design – Innovative solutions for wind blades made of advanced thermoplastic materials’ during the Energy session on day two of the International Conference on Thermoplastic Composites, launched by Faserinstitut Bremen e.V.(Fibre) on 27th and 28th October 2014.

This is the second conference of its kind, the first held in Bremen in October 2012 attracted more than 280 participants.

The conference will address structured thermoplastic, lightweight constructions in a wide area of applications such as automotive, aerostructures and energy.