Additives

2006

Plastics Additives for Special Effects
January 30-February 1, 2006
Las Vegas, Nevada

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Workshop: Reactive Extrusion & Compatibilization
Instructors: Prof. S. Al-Malaika, Aston University, and Dr. J. Golba, PolyOne

Session 1: Advances in Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Sahar Al-Malaika, Aston University

Session 2: Functional Fillers and Specialty Additives
Moderator: Richard Clark, Luzenac America

Session 3: Colorants, Pigments, & Masterbatches
Moderator: David Jarus, PolyOne

Session 4: Performance-Based Modifiers for PVC
Moderator: Robert Iezzi, Arkema

Session 5: Fire Retardants and Plastics Flammability
Moderator: Charles Wilkie, Marquette University

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Pre-Conference Workshop: Reactive Extrusion & Compatibilization
Instructors: Prof. S. Al-Malaika, Aston University, and Dr. J. Golba, PolyOne
  • Chemistry
  • Reactive additives
  • Processing technology
  • Special extrusion machines
  • Products and markets
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Session 1: Advances in Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Sahar Al-Malaika, Aston University
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Additives in the 21st Century: Minor Components or Enabling Ingredients? Roger Avakian, Chief Technology Officer, PolyOne Corp.
"Stabilizer Interactions With Automotive Scratch and Mar Additives" Peter Solera, Ciba Specialty Chemicals
"Chance and Risk of Accelerated Weathering of Polymer Material" Dieter Kockott, Technical Consultant
"The Role of Grafting and Network Formation on the Extractability of Antioxidants in Crosslinked Polyethylene" Thomas Hjertberg (speaker), Chalmers University of Technology, Ann-Christin Augustsson, Ann-Charlott Ivarsson, and Magnus Palmlöf, Borealis AB
"Mechanisms and Activities of Organophosphites" Michael Jakupca, Technical Director (speaker), and Don Stevenson, Dover Chemical Corporation
"Polymerization Technique as a Means of Stabilization of Poly(styrene)" B.A. Howell (speaker), Y. Cui, K. Chaiwong and H. Zhao, Central Michigan University
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Session 2: Functional Fillers and Specialty Additives
Moderator: Richard Clark, Luzenac America
"Controlled Architecture Materials for Specialty Polymer Additive Applications" J.M. Nelson (speaker), R.E. Marx, J.W. Longabach and T.A. Shefelbine, 3M Dyneon
"Talc and Calcium Carbonate Concentrates and Their Combined Effect on Polypropylene" Kira Kuck (speaker), Holly Hansen and Allen Hendrix, Heritage Plastics Inc.
"Nanotechnology in Paint Applications" Dr. Thomas Sawitowski, Manager Nanotechnology, BYK Chemie GmbH
"Novel Active Nanofillers - Additives for Increasing Chemical Resistance and Durability Polymer Composite Materials" Oleg L. Figovsky (speaker) and Nelly B. Blank, Israel Research Center Polymate
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Session 3: Colorants, Pigments, & Masterbatches
Moderator: David Jarus, PolyOne
"Ultramarine Blue - A Unique Colour for Unique Effects" Dr. David Calvert, Holliday Pigments Limited, United Kingdom
"Stabilization and Coloration of Wood Plastic Composite Board" Dr. Steven Goldstein, BASF
"Masterbatch and Additve Trends for PET" Larry Nitardy, Pete Prusak, and David Jarus (speaker), PolyOne
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Session 4: Performance-Based Modifiers for PVC
Moderator: Robert Iezzi, Arkema
KEYNOTE LECTURE: Winds of Change in Plastic Additives Ron Babinsky (speaker) and Fred Gastrock, Townsend Polymer Services
"Recent Advances in PVC Wood Composites"
Bahar Azimipour, Arkema
"Compatibilizer for Wood-PVC Composites"
Robert Iezzi (speaker), Dr. Xianfeng Shen, Mr. Tom Bole, Arkema
"The Ester Thiol Technology for the Stabilization of PVC: Current Status" W. H. Starnes, Jr. (speaker), B. Du, S. Kim, X. Ge, V. G. Zaikov, and E. K. Culyba, College of William and Mary
"Using Mineral Additives to Modify the Stiffness and Impact Properties of Rigid PVC" Henry E. Wiebking, Specialty Minerals Inc.
"High Performance Lubricants for PVC Profile Extrusion" Frank Sim, Honeywell
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Session 5: Fire Retardants and Plastics Flammability
Moderator: Charles Wilkie, Marquette University
"Recyclability of FR-PC/ABS Composites Using Non-Halogen Flame Retardants" Paul Moy, Market Support Manager, Plasticizers & FRs, Supresta U.S. LLC
"The Issues & Regulatory Status for Flame Retardants" Raymond B. Dawson and Susan D. Landry (speaker), Albemarle Corporation
"Flame Retardant Solutions for the Future" Joseph R. Andrews, Global FR Marketing Manager, Chemtura
"Nano Materials as Flame Retardant Adjuncts in Metal Hydrate FR Formulations" James Innes (speaker), Ann Innes, Flame Retardants Associates Inc., Mark Wajer, David Smith and Lem Granada , Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties
"Chlorine Containing Flame Retardants" Ronald L. Markezich, Oxychem
"Pentaphenyl-1,3,2-Dioxaphospholane as a Reactive Flame Retardant" Bob A. Howell and Joel Uzibor, Central Michigan University
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