STAMFORD, Conn., July 17, 2019 – The latest CompositesWorld podcast features an interview with Hexcel’s Director of Sales & Marketing for Automotive, Achim Fischereder. Mr. Fischereder was interviewed by Jeff Sloan, Editor-in-Chief at CompositesWorld, as part of their regular series of podcasts exploring trends and innovations in the composites industry.
In the podcast, Mr. Fischereder discusses Hexcel’s products and technologies that were developed specifically for automotive applications. These include fast-curing carbon fiber prepregs for metal/composite hybrid structures, and glass fiber prepregs for composite leaf springs.
He talks about the benefits that composites offer to car and truck designers – not only for lightweighting, but also for performance-enhancement, design improvements, vehicle safety and aesthetics. He also discusses the opportunities for greater use of composites in new generations of electronic vehicles and autonomous cars.
Listen to the podcast at the following link: https://www.compositesworld.com/podcast/episode/episode-26-achim-fischereder-hexcel
Hexcel Corporation is a leading advanced composites company. It develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials including carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, honeycomb, adhesives, engineered core and composite structures for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications.