09/25/2012

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From the 10th Topcon

An extensive conference report will be published in TPE Magazine, issue 04/2012. The sessions: Session 1: Market Needs and Design Session 2: Material Development Session 3: Material Selection Session 4: Procession and Fabrication Session 5: Market Needs and Design Section 6: Material Development Section 7: Material Selection   Section 1 Papers TPE Industry Structure Evolution, New Technical Developments, by Robert EllerThermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) in Healthcare Ergonomic Applications, by Larry Johnson and Malar ShettyAdvances in Modeling and Their Role in Designing with Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Ben ChouchaouiThe History of Elastomer Use in Golf Balls by Thomas J. Kennedy III  Section 2 Papers Reactive Extrusion of Polyester Elastomers by James MihalichShape Memory  Elastomers Based on Fatty Acids/Ionomer Compounds, by Robert A. WeissBentonite-Based Nanoclay Plastic Additives and Use in Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Tie Lan  Section 3 Papers Ultra-High MW SEBS for High Performance Applications, by Mark T. BerardNew SBC Polymers and Applications, by Troy WiegandNon-Halogen Flame Retardant Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Jiren Gu and Krishna VenkataswamyThermoplastic Polyurethane Solutions for Improved Heat Performance, Mihai Manitiu and Sarah WesterdaleNew Soft Thermoplastic Vulcanizates for Automotive Sealing System Applications, by Ryszard Brzoskowski, Yundon Wang and Ger Vrooman  Section 4 Papers: Twin Screw Compounding in the Production Chain for Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Paul G. AndersenAdvantages in Design by Laser Welding of Coextruded Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Frank Goroleski and Rolf Klein  Section 5 Papers: Selling in This Challenging World Economy: A Huge Opportunity and How to Capitalize on It Plus, Is Your Company Using Social Media Yet? By Martin PottleIntegrated Innovation as a Design Process, by René PolinImplementing Virtual Prototyping in Rubber Seal Manufacturing and Testing, by Hossam Metwally, Philippe Klein and Frédéric Fradet  Section 6 Papers A Strategy for Improving Novel Polybutadiene TPU-SEBS Blends: Investigating Methods to Compatibilize via Tradition and Emerging Technology, by Jeremy R. AustinImproved Stabilization for Thermoplastic Elastomers, by Carrie W. BarrThermoplastic Polyurethane/Multiwall Carbon Wall Nanotubes, by Timothy Jozokos and Erin McLaughlin Session 7 Papers: Septon K series: New Bondable Styrenic Block Copolymer Elastomers, by Asako Minamide, Nabuhiro Moriguchi and Brian K. ChapmanThermoplastic Polyurethane Solutions for Low Smoke Zero Halogene Flame Retardant Cable Applications, Sarah Westerdale, Oliver Henze znd Oliver MuehrenAdvancements in Theroplastic Elastomer Technology-Enhancing Mechanical Performance, Overmolding Adhesion and Sensory Attributes, by Kenneth J. Sienkowski High performance Polyethylene Elastomer Based on SK Innovation NEXLENE Technology, by Hyeongtack Ham, Seungbum Kwon, Sewon Oh, Sungik Kim and Sungseok ChaeInnovative Thermoplastic Elastomers with Functional Performance, by Gerry Meyer, Quoqiang Qian, and Krishna Venkataswamy  Keynote speeches during the lunch break were On September 11, "Implications of Open Innovation to Corporations”, by Carrington Smith, Air ProductsOn September 12, "Future Outlook for Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV)”, by Mark Vann, General Motors

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