About the Event

25-26 April 2017, TWI Ltd, Cambridge, UK 

Following the success of the 2015 Aerospace Event in Sheffield, the BINDT Aerospace and Composites Groups are continuing with their biennial Aerospace Event in April 2017 at TWI Ltd, in Cambridge, UK.
The theme of the 2017 Aerospace Event will be ‘Joining technologies and the challenges they present to the inspection community’. There will also be a tour of the new TWI facilities in Cambridge, where delegates will have the opportunity to witness first-hand some of the technologies presented, both in terms of manufacture and inspection.

Click here to download the registration form. Please complete the form and send it to the address below.

The first day will be hosted by the Aerospace Group and will focus mainly on metallic technologies, such as friction stir welding, the advantages it offers over conventional welding and the challenges it presents for inspection of the resultant product.

The second day will be hosted by the Composites Group and will focus on the non-metallic composite materials used in the aerospace, automotive, marine, civil and pipeline engineering sectors for primary production as well as retrospective repairs and upgrades.

Day 1: Tuesday 25 April 2017 – 09.00-16.45
Joining technologies and respective inspection techniques – focused on metallic parts

NDT requirements and progress towards inspection of:
  • Conventional welding
  • Friction stir welding
  • Electron beam welding
  • Adhesive bonding
  • Additive layer manufacturing

  • Panel session on future NDT requirements for joining technologies
  • Exhibition
  • Tour of the new TWI facilities in Cambridge.

Day 2: Wednesday 26 April 2017 – 09.00-15.00
Joining technologies and respective inspection techniques – focused on composite and non-metallic parts
  • Adhesives and composite bonding
  • Multi-sector applications
  • Novel sensing applications
  • Thermoplastics
  • Aerospace Annual General Meeting
  • Composites Annual General Meeting

Plus much more…

To view the provisional programme click here.

Registration and fees
One day
    £90.00 + VAT
Two days
    £135.00 + VAT
Discount: BINDT Members*
  - £10.00 per day
Discount: NDT Level 2s*
  - £30.00 per day

*Only one discount will apply.

Exhibition space is booked on a 'first-come, first-served' basis. More details available here.

For further information contact: Karen Cambridge, Conference Services, BINDT, Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK. Tel: +44(0)1604 438300; Fax: +44(0)1604 438301; Email: conf@bindt.org