Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Section
April 21, 2020 EVENT TEMPORARILY POSTPONED.
Ben Franklin Tech Ventures
116 Research Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18015
|SPE Student Members:||No Charge|
|NOTE: Nonmember Students can attend the Plastics Processing Topcon 2020 free of charge by joining SPE and the Lehigh Valley Section. Click here to join SPE. After joining SPE, click here to join the Lehigh Valley Section.|
|08:00–08:45 am||Continental Breakfast & On-Site Registration|
|08:45–09:00 am||Welcome and Introductions (LV BoD)|
|Twin Screw Compounding|
|09:00–09:45 am||Speaker: Charlie Martin (President), Leistritz Extrusion
Compounding via Twin Screw Extrusion for 3D Filaments
|09:45–10:30 am||Speaker: Justyn S. Pyz (Process Engineer), Coperion Corporation
Tool Box for Quality Color Pigment Dispersions on Twin Screw Extruders
|10:30–10:45 am||Networking Break & Vendor Exhibit|
|Rheology & Polymer Modification|
|10:45–11:30 am||Speaker: Tim Haake (General Manager), GOETTFERT Inc.
Lab / On-Line / At-Line Rheometers
|11:30–12:15 pm||Speaker: Qian Gou (Associate Research Scientist), Dow, Inc
Process Development for In Situ Rheology Modified Compositions in Peroxide Crosslinkable Medium Voltage Cable Insulation Application
|12:15–01:30 pm||Lunch & Vendor Exhibits|
|01:30–02:15 pm||Speaker: Brett Robb (Application Chemist), Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Tailoring Melt Strength of PP using an additive
|02:15–03:00 pm||Speaker: Bob Smith, PMC
Additive selection for PVC compounding
|Injection Molding & Additive Manufacturing|
|03:00–03:45 pm||Speaker: Matt Carnovale (Engineering Group Leader), Teleflex
Hot Runner Variability and Options for Improved Control
|03:45–04:00 pm||Networking Break & Vendor Exhibit|
|Graduate Student Presentations|
|04:00–04:30 pm||Speaker: Peng Gao (Graduate Student), Lehigh University
Vibration Assisted Injection Molding: A Dynamic Melt Modulation Technique for Faster Production and Enhanced Properties
|04:30–05:00 pm||Speaker: Hussam Noor (Graduate Student), Lehigh University
Experimental Analysis of Inducing Crystallization on Polymer Melt by Altering Flow Area in Additive Manufacturing
|05:00–06:00 pm||Vendor Exhibit & Networking Wrap Up|
The SPE Lehigh Valley Section is organizing technical sessions for the inaugural SPE Plastics Processing and Compounding TopCon 2020 in the following areas:
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