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Wednesday 28th September 2016
Optional Pre-Conferences Training Seminar
14:00 Stabilizers in Plastics, Dr Roberto todesco, RVT Consulting SA, Switzerland
15:30 Coffee Break
16:15 Antistatics, antifog, dispersants, speaker to be announced
18:00 Bandol Conferences Welcome Cocktail Reception
Thursday 29th September 2016
8:00 Registration and Welcome coffee
8:45 Bandol Conferences Introduction
The Future and the Interactive Plastic Products
Willem De Vos, CEO SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS, Inc., USA.
SESSION 1: LIGHT STABILIZATION / ADDITIVES FORMULATION
Factors Influencing the Performance of HALS in Polyolefin Articles
Dr Roberto Todesco, Senior Technical Specialist Additives, RVT CONSULTING SA, Switzerland.
9:55 Progresses in light stabilization – focus on Automotive and Agricultural applications
Dr Enrico Costantini, Chief Technology Officer, SABO S.p.A., Italy.
10:25 Coffee Break
11:00 Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers: Making the Right Choice for Selected Applications
Dr Wiebke Wunderlich, Technical Director, ADEKA-PALMAROLE S.A.S. , France.
11:30 Innovative Hostavin NOW technology, step change in process and greenhouse film stabilization
Mr Javier Fernandez, BU Additives, Technical Marketing Manager Polymer Additives, CLARIANT International Ltd., Switzerland.
12:00 Modern PVC-membrane in ageing stress
Dr Bernhard Pelzl, Head of R&D, Dr Walter Fischer, Product Manager Flexibles, Dr Charles Videler, Product Manager Flexibles, CHEMSON Polymer-Additive AG, Austria.
12:30 Buffet Lunch
New functionalities for Thermoplastics: What is possible?
Mr Michel Loubry, Regional Director West region, Plastics Europe, Belgium.
SESSION 2 : LIGHT STABILIZATION / FOCUS ON APPLICATIONS
14:15 UV and/or heat resistant polypropylene for automotive applications
Dr Sarah Van Mierloo, Senior Scientist Stabilization Polyolefins, SABIC STC-Geleen, The Netherlands.
14:45 Artificial Weathering of PVC-U Profiles – correlations between different test methods
Dr Jörg Fröhlich, Technical Product Manager PVC Additives Window and Technical Profiles, BAERLOCHER GmbH, Germany.
15:15 Improved durability in PP/TPO automotive applications
Mr Thomas Schmutz, Director Global Technical Service,
Mr Klaus Keck, Manager Global Applications and Technical Service Community, SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd., Switzerland.
15:45 RENOLIT EXOFOL PX: the next generation of PVC films for demanding exterior applications
Dr Dirk Heukelbach, Head of R&D Exterior, RENOLIT SE, Germany.
16:15 Coffee Break
16:45 New Benvic generation of Thermoplastic Alloy for Building Industry
Mr Olivier Bediot, R&D Engineer, BENVIC Europe S.A.S, France.
17:15 Thermacore : The best solution to replace metal reinforcement in joinery market
Mrs Nathalie Tamisier, Laboratory and Formulation Manager, PROFIALIS SAS, France.
SESSION 3: ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITIES
17:45 Static Control in Plastics: Solutions with IDP and Measuring Techniques
Mr Tapio Hietaranta, Customer Applications Manager, IONPHASE OY, Finland.
18:15 End of Day 1
Convivial Conference Dinner
Friday 30st September 2016
8:00 Registration and Welcome coffee
8:35 Opening Announcements
Impact of REACH and other Chemical Control Legislation on Polymer Additives
Dr Dieter Drohmann, Managing Director, CHEMSERVICES GmbH, Germany.
9:15 Advanced radical generators as high performance flame retardants for polyolefins
Dr Elke Metzsch-Zilligen, Senior Scientist, Dr Rudolf Pfaendner, Division Director Plastics, FRAUNHOFER Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF, Germany.
9:45 Novel kind of long-term heat stabilization of PP compounds for automotive applications.
Mr Peter-Jan Peters, Technical Sales Manager, OKA-TEC GmbH, Germany.
10:15 Two case studies to discover the improvement of final properties by adding glass beads
Mr Frederic Juprelle, Business Unit Manager, SOVITEC Belgium SA, Belgium.
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Kaneka MS Polymer™,The solution for future sealants and adhesives
Dr Luc Peteers, R&D Manager LPD, KANEKA Belgium N.V., Belgium.
SESSION 4: ADVANCED TESTING EQUIPMENT
11:45 Measure the effect of weathering, UV exposure by using a non-destructive handhelds FTIR technique
Mrs Caroline Perier, Molecular spectroscopy Product Specialist , AGILENT Technologies, Inc., USA
12:15 Test results of highly durable polymers evaluated in the Bandol Wheel®’s Ultra Accelerated Weathering® conditions
Mr Lionel Beraud, CTO, Mrs Flore Bouillet Manager R&D, SEVNB France
12:45 Buffet lunch and end of the 2016 Bandol Conferences