SAMPE Carolinas November 2012 Dinner Meeting

Come Meet with Us

SAMPE Carolinas would like to invite you to our November 2012 dinner meeting on November 13th starting at 6:00pm. The event will be held at our usual location, the Whitewater Center in the Charlotte, NC area. The cost to attend is just:

$20/ person for SAMPE members
$25/ person for guests or non-members
$10/ person for students with a valid student ID card


Our Schedule Will Be

6:00pm – 6:30pm Cocktails

6:30pm – 6:45pm Welcome and Announcements

6:45pm – 7:15pm Dinner

7:15pm – 8:00pm Keynote

8:00pm – 8:30pm Cocktails & Adjourn


Our Keynote

This months speaker is Kip Petrykowski from Single Temp. Kip has a list of accomplishments including:

  • 2 Years Business development/Product Development for Automotive Racing and OE automotive Tier 2
  • 7 years as Director of Engineering for various Automotive suppliers
  • 3 Years as Director of Operational Excellence for an Automotive Supplier
  • 2 years as a senior engineer for USAir
  • 1 year as a Aerospace Composites Design Analyst in a consulting group
  • 2 years in Business development for Single Temperature Controls.

He also holds a number of patents.

His topic will be the primary methods of heating/cooling OOA (Out-of-autoclave) and OOO (Out-of-Oven) integrally heated tools (i.e.: oil, pressurized water, steam, electric cartridge). The processes discussed will vary from RTM to compressions molding including:

  • Autoclave applications modified to accept integrally heated tools.
  • Variothermic heating cooling methods that are now being utilized with the rapid cycle automotive thermoset resins.
  • The benefits of pressurized water from an electrical consumption, ramp rate, and precision of temperature control approach.
  • Tooling methods.
  • How to make the transition to integrally heated tools.



Event Registration and Payment

Here is the link to register for this event: Thanks to those that could come.


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