COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 introduces 'Wind Energy meets Composites' tours

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 will be focusing on the wind energy industry.
COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 will be focusing on the wind energy industry.

The 90-minute tours, conducted in cooperation with OMWINDENERGY, will take place on 8 October 2014 at 10:30 am and 1 pm.

The tours will include a look at the following technologies:

  • adhesives for robust wind turbine blades (Dow);
  • PET foam core materials with optimised formability (3A Composites);
  • production-ready carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) materials as structural components (Zoltek);
  • a new composite for turbine blades (3V Fibreglass);
  • 2D automated lay-up of non-crimp fabric (NCF) layers (SAERTEX).

At lunch time there will be a networking reception in the Composites VIP Lounge.

If you are interested in taking part in the free guided tour please e-mail

Improved materials and processes

"Wind power is faced with steadily increasing cost pressure, which requires the use of improved materials and automated manufacturing processes,” says Hanno Fecke, in his new role as 'Wind Energy Ambassador' for COMPOSITES EUROPE.

“The products and services on display at COMPOSITES EUROPE are the tools that will enable the technological and economic advancement shaping the wind energy of the future.”

Nearly 1 in 7 visitors to COMPOSITES EUROPE are wind energy professionals seeking information on materials solutions, manufacturing processes and maintenance options.  

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 takes place at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre in Germany on 7-9 October.

COMPOSITES EUROPE is organised by Reed Exhibitions in cooperation with the European composites industry association EuCIA, the German Federation for Reinforced Plastics AVK, the VDMA's Forum Composite Technology and Reinforced Plastics magazine.