January 18, 2017
The automotive industry is key user of CAMPUS. Several years ago an extension of CAMPUS was realized, based on a co-operation between the CAMPUS consortium and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), which allowed for all materials to generate the so-called VDA datasheet. The content of this datasheet has been defined in a joint work group and has been published in the VDA guideline 232-201 "Data for Selection of Thermoplastic Materials".
As a consequence of the growing international relevance of CAMPUS new contacts to the French Automotive OEMs have been established and requests for additional properties have been addressed in a new "international OEM datasheet" which has already been included into CAMPUS.
The French Automotive companies have requests for further extensions of the data catalogue, which cannot be realized in CAMPUS at this time, due to missing standardization. In the near future these issues will be solved in joint projects. The long term goal is one uniform international OEM datasheet in CAMPUS.