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TPE 2012 Conference Proceedings
Member Price$100.00
Non-Member Price$150.00
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Open to Innovation: Expanding Markets, Materials & Applications
Akron, OH
September 2012


Contents include:

TPE Industry Structure Evolution, New Technical Developments and Global Market Shifts; Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) in Healthcare Ergonomic Applications; Advances in Modeling and Their Role in Designing with Thermoplastic Elastomers; The History of Elastomer Use in Golf Balls; Reactive Extrusion of Polyester Elastomers; Shape Memory Elastomers Based on Fatty Acid/Ionomer Compounds; Bentonite-Based Nanoclay Plastic Additives and Use in Thermoplastic Elastomers; Ultra-High MW SEBS for High Performance Applications; New SBC Polymers and Applications; Non-Halogen Flame Retardant Thermoplastic Elastomers; Thermoplastic Polyurethane Solutions for Improved Heat Performance; New Soft Thermoplastic Vulcanizates for Automotive Sealing System Applications; Twin Screw Compounding in the Production Chain for Thermoplastic Elastomers; Advantages in Design by Laser Welding of Co-Extruded Thermoplastic Elastomers; Selling In This Challenging World Economy: A Huge Opportunity and How to Capitalize On It. Plus, Is Your Company Using Social Media Yet?; Integrated Innovation as a Design Process; Implementing Virtual Prototyping in Rubber Seal Manufacturing and Testing; A Strategy for Improving Novel Polybutadiene TPU-SEBS Blends: Investigating Methods to Compatibilize via Tradition and Emerging Technology; Improved Stabilization for Thermoplastic Elastomers; Thermoplastic Polyurethane/Multi-Wall Carbon Wall Nanotubes; SEPTON K series: New Bondable Styrenic Block Copolymer Elastomers; Thermoplastic Polyurethane Solutions for Low Smoke Zero Halogen Flame Retardant Cable Applications; Advancements in Thermoplastic Elastomer Technology-Enhancing Mechanical Performance, Overmolding Adhesion and Sensory Attributes; High Performance Polyethylene Elastomer Based on SK Innovation’s NEXLENE Technology; Innovative Thermoplastic Elastomers with Functional Performance.

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