Thermoplastics Elastomers 2013

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These proceedings cover all the presentations from this year's programme which took place on the 15th and 16th of October 2013, which was jam-packed with novel and application-driven presentations that will keep you informed about the TPE industry of today.

You will be fully up-to-date on the all there is to know, gaining first hand insight on the latest TPE materials for the consumer electronic market, healthcare applications, right through to the key material requirements for automotive manufacturers.
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Paper 1 The TPE industry: maturity, growth and regional dynamics
Robert Eller, President, Robert Eller Associates LLC, USA

SESSION 2: TPEs in Automotive Applications

Paper 2 How new cross-linked TPE-S can be the solution for automotive glass runs
Hélène Haury, R&D Director & Ir Martin S Dingemans, Marketing Sales Manager Interior Parts,
CTS Compound Technology Services, A Subsidiary of MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION

Paper 3 TPV contra styrene block copolymers (SBC) in several automotive applications
Ger Vroomen, Strategic Marketing Director Automotive, Teknor Apex, The Netherlands

SESSION 3: Material Developments

Paper 4 A new heat and oil resistant TPV
Dr Dirk Kilian, R.Bieringer, D. Ecknig, H.-M.Issel, & C.Klingshirn, UNIMATEC Chemicals Europe
GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Paper 5 Electrically conductive and flame retardant thermoplastic elastomers
Dipl.-Ing (FH) Christian Berg, Chemical Engineer, Müller Kunststoffe GmbH & Dipl.-Wirt. Ing
Sven-M. Druwen, European Sales Coordinator, HEXPOL TPE, Germany

Paper 6 Recovery management of thermoplastic elastomers
Laurent Millier, Senior Research Scientist, PolyOne Th. Bergmann GmbH, & Dr. Liang Xu,
Product Development Manager, GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, PolyOne Corporation, USA

Paper 7 Newest Developments on HSBCs (Hydrogenated Styrene Block Copolymers)
Marcel Gruendken, Technical Manager, BU Elastomer, Kuraray Europe, Germany

SESSION 4: Sustainability in TPEs

Paper 8 Olefin block copolymers – a sustainable solution for TPE compounds
Dr. Olaf Henschke, Product Technology Leader, Dow Europe GmbH, Switzerland

Paper 9 Increasing renewable, bio-based content in co-polyester TPE: results from two different approaches
Francis Aussems, Innovation Manager, DSM, The Netherlands

Paper 10
Making the exact same thermoplastic elastomers, but greener
Damien Perriman, VP-Business Development, Genomatica, USA

SESSION 5: Innovative TPEs for the Consumer Markets

Paper 11 New TPE materials for the consumer electronic market
Dr. Martin Geissinger, Product Management, KRAIBURG TPE GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Paper 12 Estane aliphatic TPU novelties for non-yellowing automotive, electronics and industrial
MariaJosep Riba, Technical Service & Applications Manager for Estane® Elastomers – EMEAI,
Lubrizol Advanced Materials Manufacturing Spain S.L.

Paper 13 Hydrophilic PEBA for healthcare applications
Laure Berdin, Market Development Engineer, Specialty Polyamides Division, Arkema, France

Paper 14 New low styrene SBS block copolymers for elastomeric films
Andre J. Uzee, Sr. Research Scientist, Global Technology Manager – Elastics, Dexco Polymers,
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