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Automotive Materials and Testing Symposium to be held in Haining City
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Aug '08
Kristy Osman, Managing Director of the Automotive Materials Association, a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), announced that it is holding an Automotive Materials and Testing Symposium Nov. 11-13, 2008, in Haining City, China.

The symposium will provide an overview of materials and testing required to supply to the North American Automotive Market. The event theme is: "Improving quality and content of interior and exterior component materials through communication," and will address the rapid expansion and technology needs of North American Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and the Asia/Pacific supply base.

Activities/Speakers Include:
North American Automotive OEM Perspective | Donald Vesey, Chrysler
An overview of requirements and procedures to supply interior or exterior materials to NA OEMs with a focus on textiles, plastics and coatings. Topics include: materials, process, tier levels and how to asses your tier level, quality certifications, OEM specs, testing, and the material approval process. Question and Answer Forum.

Textile Testing | Teresa Carter, Guilford Performance Textiles
Textile testing is the process of inspecting, measuring and evaluating the characteristics and properties of materials. Testing is performed according to the defined test methods, which are standard test methods promulgated by industry-wide organization and are widely used among manufacturers and researchers. The session will focus on the types of tests required by the automotive industry and the assessment of product performance, research and development, quality control and government regulations.

Color Correlation | Jim Harper, Techmer PM
This session focuses on color communication and the SAE standards that govern automotive color measurement and observation for automotive interiors. Harper will review the practical application of how color is approved at North American OEMs. The future of color computer aided design and worldwide communication will also be discussed.

Flammability Testing for Interior Trim & Components | Fred Barwick, ATL Inc
An overview of the SAE J369 Flammability of Polymeric Materials including test specimen preparation, apparatus and testing environment, definitions of the various testing outcomes, data recording and computations and the safety precautions necessary for the operator. Question and Answer Forum.

Fogging/Volatile Organic Compounds | Fred Barwick ATL Inc
Review - SAE J1756 - The Determination of the Fogging Characteristics of Interior Automotive Materials. Topics include test apparatus/required equipment including glassware preparation and sample preparation; determination of fogging photometrically and gravimetrically; test data compilation; computation and visual assessment of test results and safety precautions for the operator.

Weathering of Interior and Exterior Materials | Joe Robbins, AZ Test - Gary Cornell,| Q-Lab - Oscar Cordo, Atlas MTT LLC
This presentation will discuss the various types of weathering testing, and will provide an outline of weathering requirements for the major OEMs of North America.

• Laboratory Weathering - Xenon-arc weather, fluorescent condensation weathering and carbon-arc weathering
• Outdoor Weathering - Direct weathering and under glass weathering

Industrial Fabrics Association International

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