06/20/2013

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Programme completed for Smithers Rapra TPE 2013 conference

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Discount code: TPE13GV08.55 Opening Address
Conference Chair Patrick Ellis, Associate Consultant, Smithers Rapra, FranceKEYNOTE SESSION 09.00 Innovation takes root in thermoplastic elastomers
Dr. Krishna Venkataswamy, Senior Global Technology Director, GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, PolyOne Corporation, USA09.30 The TPE industry: maturity, growth and regional dynamics
Robert Eller, President, Robert Eller Associates LLC, USA10.00 Requirements of TPEs for the automotive industry
Dr Valentina Cerato, Senior Materials Engineer, Ford Motor Company Ltd, UK & Dr Matthew S Corley, Materials Engineering & Testing, Ford Werke GmbH, GermanySESSION 2: TPEs in Automotive Applications11.10 Use of TPE within instrument panels for passenger airbag solutions
Richard Hilpert, Product Line Senior Manager, Safety Mechanics & Decoration, Faurecia Interior Systems, France11.40 Airbag optimisation based on plastic components
Achim Haertel, TRW Automotive GmbH, Germany12.10 Characterisation of TP materials and process using specifically designed "rheometric" and "pressure drop" dies for die flow and extrudate cooling analysis
Mahmoud Oumohand, Manager Product Development CAE, Cooper Standard, France13.50 New TPE solutions for synthetic leather in automotive and other markets
Akira Sannomiya, Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing -Elastomers Division, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc, Japan14.20 TPV contra styrene block copolymers (SBC) in several automotive applications
Ger Vroomen, Strategic Marketing Director Automotive, Teknor Apex, The NetherlandsSESSION 3: Material Developments 14.50 A new heat and oil resistant TPV
Dr. Dirk Kilian, R.Bieringer, D. Ecknig, H.-M.Issel, & C.Klingshirn, Unimatec Chemicals Europe GmbH & Co. KG, Germany16.00 Electrically conductive and flame retardant thermoplastic elastomers
Dipl.-Ing (FH) Christian Berg, Chemical Engineer, Müller Kunststoffe GmbH & Dipl.-Wirt. Ing Sven-M. Druwen, European Sales Coordinator, HEXPOL TPE, Germany16.30 Recovery management of thermoplastic elastomers
Laurent Millier, Senior Research Scientist, PolyOne Th. Bergmann GmbH, & Dr. Liang Xu, Product Development Manager, GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, PolyOne Corporation, USAWednesday 16 October SESSION 4: Sustainability in TPEs 09.00 Increasing renewable, bio-based content in co-polyester TPE: results from two different approaches
Francis Aussems, Innovation Manager, DSM, The Netherlands09.30 Olefin block copolymers - a sustainable solution for TPE compounds
Dr. Olaf Henschke, Technical Service and Development, Dow Elastomers, Switzerland10.00 Paper to be confirmed
SESSION 5: Innovative TPEs for the Consumer Markets 11.10 New TPE materials for the consumer electronic market
Dr. Martin Geissinger, Product Management, Kraiburg TPE GmbH & Co. KG, Germany11.40 Estane aliphatic TPU novelties for non-yellowing automotive, electronics and industrial applications
MariaJosep Riba, Technical Service & Applications Manager for Estane Elastomers - EMEAI, Lubrizol Advanced Materials Manufacturing Spain S.L.12.10 Hydrophilic PEBA for healthcare applications
Laure Berdin, Market Development Engineer, Specialty Polyamides Division, Arkema, France12.40 New low styrene SBS block copolymers for elastomeric films
Andre J. Uzee, Sr. Research Scientist, Global Technology Manager - Elastics, Dexco Polymers, USAContact:
Smithers Rapra, Sharon Garrington
T: +44 1939 252421
E-mail sgarrington@smithers.com
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