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Injection Molding 1

Challenges in Implementing Fiber-Fiber Interaction in a Discrete Element Method Analysis of Fiber Orientation
Narendra Sing, Altair Engineering
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Cycle Time Optimization Through External Cooling of Mold Inserts During Rapid Tooling - A New Design Approach
Stephan Kartelmeyer, Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences
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Increasing the quality of a control of the cavity pressure by optimizing the geometries of the hot runner and the valve pin
Matthias Schöll, Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University
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Thermoplastic foam injection moulding of ultralight structural components with highly reinforced surface layer
Frank Ehrig, IWK Institute for Material Science and Plastics Processing at UAS Eastern Switzerland
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Influence of Melt Viscosity on Residual Glass Fiber Length of Polyamaide 6 Composites by Long-fiber Direct Injection Molding
Masatoshi Kobayashi, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
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Packaging and Films

An Overview of Structure-Property Relationships in Polyesters With an Emphasis on Flexible Film
Brian Grady, University of Oklahoma
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PFAS-Free Polymer Processing Aids: Slip Velocity Measurements
Jason Yang, Ingenia Polymers
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PFAS-Free Polymer Processing Aids: Slip Velocity Measurements
Steven Sopher, JSP
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Recycling and Circular Economy 1

Challenge Testing: In Pursuit of LNO from FDA
Roger Pearson, Aspen Research
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PFAS-Free Polymer Processing Aids: Slip Velocity Measurements
Karolin Kreuels, Volkswagen AG
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Enhancing Sustainability in Rotational Moulding: Evaluating Stabilization Effects on PCR/Virgin Polyethylene Blend Performance
Jake Kelly-Walley, Matrix Polymers/Queens University Belfast
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From Data to Action: Optimizing Mechanical Recycling Strategies for Polypropylene
John Estela Garcia, Polymer Engineering Center
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New System to Upcycle Comingled Waste Polyethylene and Polypropylene Using Supercritical Water
Paul Boulier, Seauciel LLC
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Automotive and Sustainable Transportation

Cost-Effective Automotive Body Structures
Christopher Oberste, WEAV3D Inc.
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Mechanical Properties and Viscoelastic Characterization of Lightweight Fiber-Reinforced Polyamide-6 Composite with Biochar Filler for Automotive Applications
Mohammad Mezbah Ul Hoque, Washington State University
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Novel Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastic (LWRT) for Automotive Applications
Richard Kim, Hanwha Azdel
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Polyurethane Systems Technologies for Lightweight, Safe, and Customizable Battery Enclosures in E-Mobility
Ricardo Mercado, BASF Corporation
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Polymer Analysis 1

Activation Energy for Post-amidization and Decomposition of Annealed Hybrid Polyimide Nanocomposite Electrodes for Advanced Energy Storage Systems
Andekuba Andezai, University of Cicinnati
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An Ab Initio Calculations Approach for Describing Environmental Stress Cracking
Felix Melzer, Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University
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New Study of Recycling Waste of 3D Printers
John Suwardie, Polymer Processing Institute
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Analytical Characterization of AQUACHILL™ Cool Comfort Coating for Bedding Applications
Praveen Boopalachandran, Dow Chemical
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Simplifying the Identification of Differential Scanning Calorimetry Curve
Yanxi Zhang, Netzsch Instruments North America
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Characterizing Degradation of Bimodal Pipe Grade HDPE: The Role of Short-Chain Branches
Ebuka Ezugwu, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing 1

3D printing of Liquid Silicone Rubber - Influence of Process Parameters on the Mechanical and Optical Properties of the Part
Ralf-Urs Giesen, University of Kassel
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Cooling Channel Layout Optimization for Injection Molding
Clinton Kietzmann, Autodesk Australia Pty. Ltd.
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Foam 3D Printing of Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites with Adjustable Density and Mechanical Performance
Mohammad Hassan Aghvami Panah, University of Mass Lowell
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Evaluation of the Influence of Particle Type, Shape and Size on the Thermal Conductivity of Filled Polymers in the Fused Filament Fabrication Process
Christian Elsner, Paderborn University
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