Vinyltec® 2023 | SPE

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Vinyltec® 2023 — October 12

SPE Vinytec® 2023

Program — Thursday, October 12

AM — Moderator Manoj Nekar, Dow

8:00 AM
Welcome Comments and Opening
8:10 AM
Torque Rheometry and Extrusion Capillary Rheometry of PVC and CPVC Pipe Formulations
Randy Brown, Innovative Plastic Processing
8:50 AM
Resilient Floor Covering - An Overview of the Fastest Growing Category of Flooring
Bill Blackstock, Resilient Floor Covering Institute
9:20 AM
PVC Stabilizer Effects on Rheology
Bob Smith, PMC Organometallix
9:50 AM
10:20 AM
A Dual Multi-Layered Organic-Inorganic Additive System for an Enhanced Antimicrobial Activity in PVC-based Synthetic Leather Products
Juliana Lasprilla, Spradling Group
10:50 AM
New Multi-Institutional Project on PVC Recycling and Upcycling
Li Xi, McMaster University
11:20 AM
Electrochemistry to Break Down Plasticizers in PVC
Rahul Jha, The University of Michigan
12:00 PM

PM — Moderator Brittany Walls, Sylvin Technologies

1:30 PM
Acrylic Chemistry in Capstock Applications
John Cornetta, Dow
2:00 PM
ImerBuild™, New Mineral Solutions for Building & Construction
Eric Ernst, Imerys
2:30 PM
The Intersection of Policy and Strategy for the US Vinyl Industry
Ned Monroe, Vinyl Institute

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