This international two-day conference is now firmly established as Europe’s premier meeting place for the thermoplastic elastomers sector. The last two events brought together more than 200 key players involved in all stages of the TPE supply chain.
The TPE 2001 conference programme was even more comprehensive that those of previous years. It features expert presentations on key market trends, new application developments and the very latest material innovations.
If you are involved in manufacturing, researching, selling, selecting or processing TPEs, then these conference proceedings will give you real competitive advantage, providing you with information on all the latest developments.
Olefinic and Styrenic TPEs: Markets, Economics, Intermaterials Competition, and the Role of Plastomers. Robert Eller, Robert Eller Associates, Inc., USA
Markets and Applications for TPE: A Changing World. Stephen J. Duckworth, PolyOne Compounds & Colours Group, PolyOne Corporation, Germany
Innovative TPE-S and TPE-V in the Various Market Segments. Andrea Vivarelli and Antonio Citarella, So.F.TeR SpA, Italy
A New Family of Heat and Oil Resistant TPVs. Christer Bergström and Johanna Lampinen, Optatech Corporation, Finland
A Novel Oil-and Heat-Resistant TPE-V. Markus Beitzel and Stuart Cook, Kraiburg TPE, Germany and TARRC, UK
Innovative TPVs Opening New Markets. Julian Barnett, Advanced Elastomer Systems NV/SA, Belgium
Processing and Properties of Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPV). Edward V. Prut, Institute of Chemical Physics of RAS, Russia
New TPV Grades for Airbag Covers. Cees Ozinga and Edwin Willems, DSM Thermoplastic Elastomers, The Netherlands
Ultra-High Molecular Weight Siloxane Masterbatches in TPE Compounding. Vivian John, Dow Corning Limited, UK
Tool Development for 2K-TPE Components for the Automotive Industry using 3D-Simulation. Lothar H. Kallien and Markus Menchen, SIGMA Engineering GmbH, Germany and Beckunbach GmbH, Germany
Swiftool Keeps Ford Racing on Track. Nick Osborn, Swift Technologies, UK
Soft Blends of Acrylate Elastomer and Thermoplastic Polyurethane: Properties and Applications. Thierry Reichmann and Guy R. Duval, ECTC - Goodyear Chemical Europe, France
Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Without Plasticizer Within the Hardness Range Shore 50-70 A. Stephen Horsley, Elastogran UK Limited, UK
Technological Advantages of Polyether Copolymer Based TPUs. Dennis H.W. Feijen, J.L. Müller, J. Julià, D. Salvatella, Maria Josep Riba, Merquinsa Mercados Quimicos S.L., Spain
Sealing Performance of TPVs and its Prediction From Sress Relaxation Testing Methods. Thierry Burton, Advanced Elastomer Systems NV/SA, Belgium
Surface Modification of Sarlink TPV Sealing Systems. Mathias Wilms, DSM Elastomers, The Netherlands
A Novel, Fully Vulcanised EPDM/PP TPV for Automotive and Construction Weather-Seal as Well as General Rubber Mechanical Goods. Jonas Angus, Thermoplastic Rubber Systems, USA. (Paper unavailable at time of print)
Developments of TPE in Automotive Interiors. Giorgio Golinelli, So.F.Ter S.p.A., Italy
TPEs Used in CVJ (Constant Velocity Joint) Boot Application - Current Status, Future Challenges. Nader Khoshoei, GKN Automotive GmbH, Germany
Rutgers 1 and Ronald F.M. Lange 2 , 1 DSM Engineering Plastics, The Netherlands and 2 DSM Resarch, The NThe Use of Co-poly(ether esters) (1) in Automotive Applications. Gerhard Netherlands