Technical Groups By Specialty
Additives and Color Europe
Advanced Energy Storage
Developement of polymer alloys and blends. Characterization, properties, applications and marketing.
Fundamental properties, experimental, characterization methods, process stimulation, relation of fundamental properties and processing behavior.
Automotive manufacturers, molders, material suppliers, tooling suppliers, technical/service suppliers.
Blow molders, machinery manufacturers, resin suppliers, mold manufacturers.
All aspects of the coloration of plastics including: processing, color measurement/visual assessment, dyes/pigments, weathering and other issues.
Composite materials processing, manufacturing, and performance.
Decorating and Assembly
Wire and cable, communications, electronic circuitry and components, encapsulation, coating, fiber optics.
Chemicals, filters, pigments, adhesives, paints, coating, paper, rubber, fibers, plastics.
Medical polymers, plastics, industry in the european community
Equipment, processes and instrumentation used to compound/finish polymers and blends and to shape products such as profiles, sheet and film.
All aspects of failure mechanisms, fracture analysis and predictability including reliability.
Advancement of technical understanding and development of injection molding processes.
All aspects of joining plastics and their composites, the science and technology underlying joining methods.
Marketing and Management
Mold manufacturers and users, CAD/CAM users and suppliers.
Non-Halogen Flame Retardancy Technologies
A unique forum for any professional working on pipe and fitting applications comprised of thermoplastic or thermoset materials.
Building and Construction
Analytical instruments, manufacturers, plastic materials and additive suppliers.
Polymer Modifiers and Additives
All aspects of product design and development.
Quality and Continuous Improvement
Radiation Processing of Polymers
Engineering technology related including fabrication processing, structure property relationships and performance in end-use applications.
Thermoplastic Materials and Foams