Programme
Programme

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09:30 - 10:00
KEYNOTE
Analysing global trends in plastics compounding markets
11:10 - 11:30
Enhancing tribological compounds with functional fluoropolymers
12:10 - 12:30
Functional minerals for tailor-made polymer characteristics and optimised compounding
13:40 - 14:00
Sustainable polymer additives from recycled feedstocks: novel tools to drive performance, enhance value, and boost PCR content
14:10 - 14:30
Using graphene to create enhanced engineering thermoplastic nanocomposites
15:40 - 16:00
Current and emerging process hurdles for the compounding industry
16:10 - 16:30
The utilisation of thermoplastic polymers in thermal management applications
09:30 - 10:15
TRAINING SEMINAR
Solving vent problems on twin-screw compounding extruders
10:30 - 10:50
Process optimisation for cable compounds & masterbatch - Inspection standards for the compounds industry
11:30 - 11:50
The quality of plastic products starts with the purity of compounds
13:00 - 13:45
TRAINING SEMINAR
Reactive extrusion: using computer simulation to improve the control of chemical reactions in twin-screw extruders
14:00 - 14:20
Managing material quality in a circular economy
14:30 - 14:50
Optimising natural magnesium hydroxide flame retardants for infrastructure and construction applications
15:00 - 15:20
Using diblock copolymer compatibilisers to enhance the properties of recycled mixed plastics
15:30 - 16:15
TRAINING SEMINAR
Top tips for trouble-shooting twin-screw compounding problems
09:30 - 10:00
KEYNOTE
Five compounding innovations to watch
11:10 - 11:30
Upcycling with the twin-screw extruder - from recyclate to quality compound
11:40 - 12:00
Hidden inside – performance outside! Functional fillers for polymer-based applications
12:10 - 12:30
Achieving dissipative or conductive fibers using highly conductive carbon black
13:40 - 14:00
Tailoring the properties of engineering plastics and biopolymers using sustainable additives based on renewable raw materials
14:10 - 14:30
Tips and tricks for compounding thermoplastic elastomers using a twin-screw extruder
14:40 - 15:00
Polymer stabilisers leading the way towards sustainable plastics
15:10 - 15:30
Exploring industrial applications of planetary roller extruders
09:30 - 10:15
TRAINING SEMINAR
REACH 2021 - Is your company compliant?
10:30 - 10:50
China’s chemicals market: Trends & opportunities in the 14th five-year plan period
11:00 - 11:20
Using graphite additives to enhance flame retardancy, conductivity and lubrication
11:30 - 11:50
Developing durable bio-based plastic compounds to overcome the challenges of substituting traditional polymers
13:00 - 13:45
TRAINING SEMINAR
Predicting how filler morphology and loading levels impact compound viscosity and processability
14:00 - 14:20
Exploring advances in metal fibres for enhancing the conductivity of plastic compounds
14:30 - 14:50
Measuring and understanding extruder wear
15:00 - 15:45
TRAINING SEMINAR
Which extruder system for which compounding job

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