Additives

1998

February 16-18, 1998
Orlando, Florida

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: Fire Retardants Flammability
Moderator: Professor C.A. Wilkie, Marquette University

Session 2: Impact Modifiers/Toughening Phenomena
Moderator: Dr. C. Cruz, Rohm and Haas

Session 3: Nanocomposites Technology
Moderator: A Golovoy, Ford Motor Company

Session 4: Functional Fillers and Specialty Additives
Moderator: A Golovoy, Ford Motor Company

Session 5: Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Prof S. Al-Malaika, Aston University

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Fire Retardants Flammability
Moderator: Professor C.A. Wilkie, Marquette University
Plenary Lecture: Intumescent Fire Retardant Epoxy Resins
Prof. G. Camino, Universita di Torino (Italy)
Char Enhancing Approaches to Flame Retarding Polymers
J.W. Gilman, T. Kashiwagi, S. Lomakin, NIST, and J.D. Lichtenhan, A.BoIf, and P. Jones, Air Force Research Lab
Smoke Suppression of PVC by Reductive Cross-Linking
Prof. W.H. Starnes, Jr. (speaker), R.D. Pike, C.W. Adams, S.D. Bunge, Y.M. Kang, A.S. Kim, and J.H. Kim, College of William and Mary
Flame Retardant Polymers from Monomer Additives
Prof. P.G. Rasmussen, University of Michigan
Review of Synergysts Used with Halogen Flame Retardants
Dr. R.L. Markezich (speaker) and R.F. Mudhenke, Occidental Chemical Corp.
Highly-Halogenated Phosphorus and Nitrogen Flame Retardants
Prof. B.A. Howell, F.M. Uhl, and C. Liu, Central Michigan University
Alumina Trihydrate and Magnesium Hydroxide Fillers for Polyethylene
C.L. Raymond (speaker), Dr. J.F. Harper and M. Gilbert, Loughborough University (UK)
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Session 2: Impact Modifiers/Toughening Phenomena
Moderator: Dr. C. Cruz, Rohm and Haas
Plenary Lecture: Interaction of Toughening Mechanisms in Epoxy-Based Hybrid Composites
Prof. R.A. Pearson. Lehigh University
New TPO's Based on Single Site Constrained Geometry Catalyst Technology Impact Modifiers
Dr. S.P. Chum, K. Sehanobish and S. Wu (speaker), Dow Chemical Co.
Improving Properties of Highly Filled PVC Formulations with Polyacrylic Additives
Dr. J. Reed, Rohm and Haas
Toughening of Brittle Epoxies via CORE-SHELL PARTICLE Technology
Prof. H.-J. Sue, Texas A&M University
Compatibilizer/Impact Modifier for Polypropylene and Polyethylene Blends by Reactive Mixing
D.A. Berta. Montell Polyolefins
New Impact Modifiers for Engineering Thermoplastics Based on Functional Polyolefins
L.G. Kaufman (speaker) and J.R. Schauder, Exxon Chemical
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Session 3: Nanocomposites Technology
Moderator: A Golovoy, Ford Motor Company
Plenary Lecture: Processing and Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites
Prof. E.P. Giannelis. Cornell University
The Flammability Properties of Layered Inorganic-Polymer Nanocomposites
Dr. J.Gilman, NIST
Nanocomposites Produced Utilizing a Novel Clay Surface Modification
Dr. G.W. Beall and S.J. Tsipursky. Nanocor Inc.
Nylon Nanocomposites: Performance Attributes and Potential Applications
Dr. L.A. Goettler and D.W. Recktenwald, Solutia, Inc.
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Session 4: Functional Fillers and Specialty Additives
Moderator: A Golovoy, Ford Motor Company
Die Build-Up During Polyolefin Processing: A Matter of Polymer Design and Fluoro-Polymer-Based Processing Additives
Dr. K. Focquet (speaker). G. Dewitte and J. Briers, Dyneon N.V. and L. Van den Bossche and 0. Georjon, Exxon Chemical Europe (Belgium)
The Automotive Market: New Opportunities for Pigments, Functional Fillers, and Specialty Additives
D. A. Vesey, Chrysler Corp.
Color Laser Marketing of Plastics: An Opportunity for Additives Suppliers
A. Burgess (speaker) and K. Feng. M.A. Hanna Color
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Session 5: Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Prof S. Al-Malaika, Aston University
Plenary Lecture:The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly in the Science and Technology of Antioxidant Grafting on Polymers
Prof S. Al-Malaika, Aston University
Formation and Role of Conjugated Cyclic Dienones in Polymer Stabilization
J. Pospisil (speaker). S. Nespurek, Institute Macromol Chem. (Czech Republic), and H. Zweifel, Federal Inst. Tech, Switzerland
Interactions of Stabilizers with Pigments and Fillers in Polypropylene
D. Vaillant, Targor S.A.. and J. Lacoste and J. Lemaire, Lab de Photochimie (France)
Organic Phosphites as Polymer Stabilizers
D.R. Stevenson and D. Stein, Dover Chemical Corp.
Advances in Stabilization Systems for ABS Polymers
N.J. Earhart, Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Extraction Resistant Antioxidants
R.L. Gray and R.E. Lee, Great Lakes Chemical
ALKYL-(2-HYDROXYBENZYL)- THIOETHERS: Efficient Antioxidants for Elastomers
H.R. Meier (speaker) and G. Knobloch, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, and G. Rist, Novartis (Switzerland)
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