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

BINDT Aerospace Event Programme
Tuesday 25 April 2017
09.00-09.30Registration, exhibition, tea and coffee
Session 1
09.30-09.55NDT requirements for aerospace welding
M Nunn, TWI Ltd
09.55-10.20Inspection of aero engine welds
T Barden, Rolls-Royce plc
10.20-10.45NDT of aerospace welds using full matrix capture
Dr M Weston, TWI Ltd
10.45-11.10Exhibitor spotlight session
11.10-11.50Exhibition, tea and coffee
11.50-12.15Construction of kissing bond specimens
M Gower, National Physical Laboratory
12.15-12.40High-sensitivity ultrasonic inspection of diffusion bonds
I Collinson, Rolls-Royce plc
12.40-13.05Non-linear acoustic NDT for creep, cracks and delamination
N Sewell, Theta Technologies
13.05-14.05Lunch and exhibition
14.05-15.20Session 2
Model-assisted probability of detection
C Schneider, TWI Ltd
Panel session on future NDT requirements for joining technologies, introduction by M Mienczakowski, University of Bristol
15.20-15.45Exhibition, tea and coffee
Tour of the new TWI Ltd facilities and close of day one

Wednesday 26 April 2017
09.00-09.30Registration, tea and coffee
09.30-12.05Session 1
09.30-09.55Multi-sector review of NDT for composite bonded joints
R Freemantle, Wavelength NDT
09.55-10.20Accoustic emission testing of composites
L Summers, MODE Ltd
10.20-10.45Thermoplastic tape welding for composite pipes: a potential aerospace application?V Jha, GE Oil & Gas
10.45-11.15Tea and coffee break
11.15-11.40Quality assurance challenges for complex parts and composite joining in the automotive industry
K Lindsey, FAR-UK Ltd
11.40-12.05Embedded sensing applications for composites and future uses
A Croxford, University of Bristol
13.05-15.00Session 2
13.05-13.15Aerospace Group Annual General Meeting
13.15-13.30Composites Group Annual General Meeting
13.30-13.45Tea and coffee break
13.45-14.10Automotive composite bonding technologies and NDT requirements for aerostructures
J Kapp, 3M Adhesives
14.10-15.00Introduction by R Freemantle and panel session review: cross-sector collaboration potential for joining technologies and NDT
15.00Close of day two

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