Programme
Programme
09:30 - 10:00
KEYNOTE
Analysing global trends in plastics compounding markets
11:40 - 12:00
Polymer stabilisers leading the way towards sustainable plastics
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
Improving the production of high-colour carbon black and conductive masterbatches using continuous mixing technology
15:40 - 16:00
Current and emerging process hurdles for the compounding industry
09:30 - 10:15
TRAINING SEMINAR
Solving vent problems on twin-screw compounding extruders
10:30 - 10:50
Exploring how polyolefin plastomers and elastomers can boost the properties of compounds
11:00 - 11:20
Creating more sustainable polymer products with antimicrobial technology
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
Developing conductive compounds based on specialty carbon blacks for 3D printing applications
13:40 - 14:00
Analysing challenges and opportunities in the European compounding industry
14:10 - 14:30
Tips and tricks for compounding thermoplastic elastomers using a twin-screw extruder
09:30 - 10:15
TRAINING SEMINAR
REACH 2020 - Is your company compliant?
10:30 - 10:50
Using automated diagnostics to optimise the maintenance of compounding lines and increase uptime
11:00 - 11:20
Using graphite additives to enhance flame retardancy, conductivity and lubrication
11:30 - 11:50
Using GMA-functionalized polymers for compatibilizing polyester/ABS alloys and improving the properties of biodegradable plastics and recycled PET
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

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