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Conference Presentations – Ceramics, Metals, Powders

Modeling Heat Transfer and Reaction Energy of Tungsten Carburization in a Pusher Furnace
PowderMet 2018 – Download Now.

Microwave Technology for Processing of Metals
PowderMet 2017 – Download Now.

Modeling Heat Transfer in a W+C Powder Bed in a Pusher Furnace
Plansee Seminar 2017 – Download Now.

Plenary Session Panel – Forecasting Key Ceramic Markets to Understand Industry Trends
Ceramics Expo 2017 – Download Now.

Holistic Design of Thermochemical Processing for Ceramics Production
Ceramics Expo 2016- Download Now.

Moving from Batch to Continuous Production – Challenges and Risk Mitigation for High Temperature Ceramics Processing
Ceramics Expo 2015 – Download Now.

Analysis of the Heating of Proppants in a Pusher Furnace
MS&T 2014 – Download Now.

Modeling Very High Temperature, Dense Cloud, Free-Fall Heating for Particles with Wide Particle Size Distributions
MS&T 2013 – Download Now.


Conference Presentations – Carbon Fiber

Distinguishing Features of a Carbonization Line Designed for Heavy Tows
GOCarbonFibre 2017 – Download Now.

Progressive Production Techniques for Industrial Carbon Fiber
JEC World (Paris) 2017 – Download Now.

How Will Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Quadruple to Meet Market Demands?
Composites World Carbon Fiber 2016 – Download Now.

The Future of High Capacity Carbon Fiber Production
JEC World (Paris) 2016 – Download Now.

Global Expansion in Carbon Fiber Manufacturing: Strategic Considerations for Energy Utilization
CompositesWorld Carbon Fiber 2015 – Download Now.

Novel Oxidation Oven Technology for the Next Generation of Carbon Fiber Manufacturing
GOCarbonFibre 2015 – Download Now.

Thermo, Chemical, Process Model on Non-Textile Reinforcing Fiber
SAMPE 2015 – Download Now.

Carbon Fiber Manufacturing: Designing Research Systems for Scale Up
Carbon Fiber & Composites Workshop 2015 – Download Now.

Maximizing the Competitive Benefits of Low Cost Natural Gas in the Manufacturing of Carbon Fiber
JEC Europe 2015 – Download Now.

Enabling Optimization and Growth of Carbon Fiber Production Through Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling Analysis
JEC Europe 2014 – Download Now.

How Mass Automotive Use Will Affect the Carbon Footprint of Carbon Fiber Production Facilities
GOCarbonFibre 2013 – Download Now.

Critical Oxidation Oven Designs to Enable Research System Goals
Carbon Fiber R&D Workshop 2013 – Download Now.

Industry Trends in High Modulus Fiber and UHT Technology
Carbon Fiber R&D Workshop 2013 – Download Now.

Key Parameters for Consideration in the Development of a Carbon Fiber Research Line
SAMPE 2013 – Download Now.

Processing Advancements Within Reach for Achieving Significant Reductions in Carbon Fiber Cost of Manufacturing
JEC Europe 2013 – Download Now.


Conference Presentations – Nuclear

Thermal Process Technology for Nuclear Applications-20379
Waste Management Symposium 2020 – Download Now.