If engineers can utilize simulation tools for the accurate prediction of fatigue lifetime, the application of short glass fiber reinforced plastics (SFRP) in automotive applications is promoted. During this 40-minute Talk, a framework is presented that combines experimental and numerical methods to develop such tools.
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DSM Tech Talks are videos created from a presentation given at one of DSM’s locations, at an industry tradeshow/fair or one of our events around the world. Tech Talks are given by DSM subject matter experts and cover materials science, trends and applications. The goal of Tech Talks is to provide best practices and applications insights, along with inspiration, and help you stay up to date about innovations in your industry.
Below you can browse the Talks by topic.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Engineering thermoplastics shape the electrification of the automobile
Electric vehicles are here to stay. In the near future, automotive technology will primarily be electric—innumerable control elements in the interior with aerodynamic add-on parts and sensors in the exterior, along with electric drive, charging and storage elements. During this 30-minute Tech Talk, learn about the material solutions that meet the demands of these EV components.
Tech Talk: Advanced material selection for automotive gears & actuation
Engineers have faced the challenges of lightweighting gears and actuation systems at temperatures higher than 120°C without compromising on performance. During this 30-minute Tech Talk, key recommendations will be given based on experience working with global automakers on advanced thermoplastic material solutions for gears and actuation systems.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Trends & developments in automotive EV Thermal Management Systems
During this 25-minute Talk, Dr. Bert Keestra, Advanced Engineering Manager at DSM Engineering Materials, discusses the challenges that come with alternative propulsion systems. Learn about the trends and needs of future EV TMS designs, materials development and selection, and the best suited materials for such applications.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Material challenges in new E-Mobility electrical systems
During this 40-minute Talk, Richard Frissen, Application/Business Development Manager E-Powertrain at DSM Engineering Materials, discusses requirements of EIS e-motors and the material solutions DSM has for e-mobility electrical systems. Abel Pot, Application/Business Development Manager E&E Applications, joins this Talk to discuss material challenges in new E-Mobility electrical systems.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Future of Mobility
During this 55-minute Talk, Dr. Wolfgang Falter, Partner in Deloitte in Germany and the Chemicals & Specialty Materials Sector Leader, Deloitte Global, discusses global mobility trends, the driving forces towards more autonomous and shared vehicles, what vehicles will dominate the market in the future, and how recycling will affect the demand growth for virgin plastic materials.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: How next generation materials allow OEMs to develop cars that are cleaner, safer & smarter
During this 50-minute Talk, Marcus Remmers, Chief Technology Officer at DSM, shares how the DSM Engineering Materials solid expertise in materials sciences can help car manufacturers meet the challenges of tomorrow’s automotive industry
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Sustainable mobility, connectivity, safety and EMI Shielding
During this 35-minute Talk, Michael Villet, Scientist, discusses how connected cars will require electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding to protect sensitive electronic components. Fundamentals of shielding are presented from a materials viewpoint, giving perspective on options for lightweight shielding solutions.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Challenges Processing Today's Advanced Materials
Processing today's advanced materials is more challenging than ever before. Learn how this team of industry veterans is helping their customers overcome these challenges during this 45-minute panel discussion.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Automotive lightweighting panel
Learn about the latest trends in advanced automotive lightweight materials and composites, and the newest market trends during this 45-minute lightweighthing panel discussion.
Tech Talk: EMI Shielding with plastics, the future of metal replacement in electric vehicles
In this 30-minute Talk by Dr. Michael Villet, polymer scientist for DSM, and Dr. Tamim Sidiki, global marketing director of automotive and electronics for DSM Engineering Materials, learn about what the future holds for metal replacement.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Improving electric vehicle thermal management
Meisen Li, advanced engineering manager of thermal management systems for DSM, discusses how and why battery charging increases the operation time of thermal management systems.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Reinforced plastics durability prediction
During this Talk, Olivier Moulinjeune, business development engineer for e-Xstream Engineering, discusses how and why it is now essential to predict automotive applications long-term performance.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Material solutions for two wheeler technologies
During this 25-minute Talk, learn how advance materials solutions are playing a key role in meeting emerging trends and regulatory requirements of two wheelers. Also, find out which thermoplastics are currently used for weatherable environment, fuel- thermal-wear resistance and thermal management solutions
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: The future of materials
Learn about the exciting future of material solutions for the automotive, E&E and additive manufacturing industries, and find out how additive manufacturing and sustainability are playing key roles advancing the industry during this 45-minute discussion.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Partnering with DSM to drive sustainability and performance
DSM addresses some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value to all stakeholders. During this 45-minute keynote address, learn about the company, its evolution throughout the years, and why focusing on sustainability is of utmost importance.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Moving towards a sustainable future in materials
During this 40-minute Talk, find out what DSM is doing to ensure recycling is facilitated correctly and directly, how recycling can be done in a commercially attractive way, and how to leverage current and emerging technologies to increase the use of recycled and bio-based materials solutions.
Tech Talk: Material solutions for robust automotive connectors
Miniaturizing electronics through surface mount technology using reflow soldering continues to expand. Safety and reliability, even at higher voltages, has never been more important. During this 30-minute Tech Talk, learn what material solutions meet all the stringent demands that electronic components must meet to ensure they are safe, tough and durable
Tech Talk: Safer connected homes around the world
In this 30-minute Talk by Dr. Tamim Sidiki, global marketing director of automotive and electronics for DSM Engineering Materials, learn how to overcome challenges while demanding more performance, reliability and ease of use while increasing safety.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Material solutions for E&E connectors
In this 30-minute Talk, Trevor Spence, senior application development engineer for DSM Engineering Materials, discusses the five properties and why greater performance is demanded from electronic connectors.
Tech Talk: Material solutions safe for food use and contact
There are a handful of trends in the food contact and water safety markets today, and sustainability, globalization and safety continue to be of the utmost importance. Currently, PA66 is under a microscope because of the exposure of cyclic oligomers exceeding the newly advised surface migration limit of 5 mg/kg food. During this 30-minute Talk, the new scrutiny of PA66 and what the consequence is for the kitchen utensils industry is discussed.
Tech Talk: Material solution for medical gowns protects against diseases
Arnitel VT monolithic membrane technology has contributed to the development of reliable disposable medical gowns, giving the highest level of protection combined with a high level of comfort to medical personnel. During this 30-minute Talk, the value Arnitel VT brings to the medical consumer market is discussed.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Key applications for copolyester elastomers—dynamic springs and dampers
Consumer goods and medical device manufacturers are turning to thermoplastic elastomers for applications requiring flexibility or rubber-like elasticity. Learn about the most recent advances in thermoset rubber and metal replacement.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Food and water contact regulations and safety standards
During this 30-minute Talk, find out how to assess safe for use in food and water contact applications, plus, learn about the newest insights in regulations for the use of PA66 kitchen utensils.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Consumer trends affecting material selection in appliances segment
During this 20-minute Talk, learn about how digitalization/safety/personalization/branding affect your material selection. Also find out what are the current challenges and how DSM thermoplastics can meet the requirements of the trends and at the same time make the product safe to use.
R&D and Innovation
Tech Talk: Pushing the boundaries of metal replacement in non- automotive markets
During this 30-minute Tech Talk, learn about the metal replacement solutions that DSM Engineering Materials can offer for varied market segments, such as water management, E&E, industrial and consumer goods. Learn about DSM’s strong track record in metal replacement and its broad application knowledge that is utilized to support customers.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Toward large-scale 3D printing of engineering materials-PBT powder sintering
During this 50-minute Talk, Harold van Melick, Director R&D of DSM Additive Manufacturing, discusses PBT for Selective Laser Sintering and high speed sintering—this material creates opportunities for applications requiring real engineering materials, and offers designers and manufacturers the possibility to 3D print applications.
Tech Talk: The story of Stanyl®—the world’s most successful high-temperature polyamide
In this 20-minute talk by Ruud Rulkens, research scientist for DSM, learn about the history of Stanyl and how multi-discipline collaboration led to its development.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Polymer innovation panel discussion
Learn about the latest polymer innovations in the plastics industry. During this 50-minute Talk, join material science experts as they discuss what is on the horizon for the plastics industry.
Tech Talk Advanced Materials Forum: Fatigue of engineering plastics
In this 55-minute Talk, Marc Kanters, research scientist at DSM Ahead's Material Science Center, discusses the many factors that influence fatigue behavior and fatigue testing methodologies in engineering plastics.
Tech talk: Polymer materials enabling hydrogen as a safe and reliable energy source for automotive
During this 60-minute Talk, find out the latest insights about hydrogen fuel cell technology, and its advantages over lithium ion batteries (LiBs), plus what are the best materials solutions for these hydrogen fuel cell systems and components.