Best Paper Award

In 2018, the organisers of ITHEC announced for the first time a

Best Paper Award.

This will be done again in 2020. In close cooperation with the editor of  the JEC Magazine this award grants a publication of the awarded paper in the JEC Composites Magazine.

The following four papers had been nominated for this award by the ITHEC Programme Committee in 2018:

A3:
Temperature-dependent Failure Analysis of Fibre-reinforced Thermoplastics for Automotive Applications

N. Schramm, L. Kroll
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
T. Grätzl, BMW Group, Landshut, Germany

B4:
Optimizing the Thermoplastic Welding Properties in an FRPC Additive Manufacturing Process

M. Eichenhofer, S. Arreguin
Eidgenössische Techische Hochschule Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
J. Wong, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
P. Ermanni, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich , Zürich, Switzerland

C1:
Rapid Manufacturing of a Tailored Spar by AFP and Stamp Forming
T.K. Slange, Y.M. Buser, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, and
ThermoPlastic composites Research Center, Enschede, The Netherlands,
S. Wijskamp, ThermoPlastic composites Research Center, Enschede, The Netherlands
L.L. Warnet, W. Grouve
University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
R. Akkerman, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, and
ThermoPlastic composites Research Center, Enschede, The Netherlands

C5:
Injection Forming of Gears on High-performance CF-PAEK Drive Shafts
D. Barfuss, C. Garthaus
herone GmbH, Dresden, Germany
R. Kupfer, A. Liebsch, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
F. Schemm, U. Marburger
Victrex Europa GmbH, Hofheim am Taunus, Germany
 

The final winner C1 was announced during the Official Ceremony in the Hanse Saal on Tuesday, 30 October, 17:30 - 18:00.
Congratulations to the successful TPRC team!

A high quality abstract as well as a perfect manuscript will pave your way to such a nomination in 2020. We kindly invite all submitters to do their best.