RSS
 
Webinars are real-time technical meetings conducted online by renowned experts in polymer additives and colors. Benefit from the best seminar program dedicated to plastic additives and colors, their use and their application directly from your desk.
Here are a few comments from past attendees:
  • "I think these kind of seminars are very useful" – Natalia Martinez from Repsolypf
  • "A good way to have a conference" – Lucht Soenke from 7-A ChemSystems GmbH
  • "Very interesting and well carried out presentation! Thank you!" – Nils Sahlstrom from Elkem ASA
 
Sign-up for the upcoming technical Webinars at SpecialChem
 
 Webinar: How are the changing plasticizer regulations around the globe going to affect your business?
Eastman regulatory manager, Scott Boito, has been keeping up with the changing regulatory landscape as it pertains to phthalates, with a focus on the United States and Europe, with specific emphasis on how these regulatory changes are going to affect the plasticizer industry in the coming years
Webinar length: 90 min  Sign-up now!
Date :Thursday, April 24, 2014
Eastern Time, USA: 10 a.m.
London Time: 3 p.m.
Paris, Madrid, Rome Time: 4 p.m.
Presenter:Scott Boito (Eastman Chemical Company)
 
Check out our past Webinars
Missed a Webinar? You can still view the entire presentation, interact with the speaker and order sample of the products introduced at the Webinar. All you need to do is click on the "View Presentation" icon.
Webinar: Effective Heat Sink Designs with Thermally Conductive Plastics (TCP) Containing Boron Nitride
View Presentation Design heat sinks with Thermally Conductive Plastics (TCP) containing Boron Nitride (BN) to meet your requirements!

Lighter and Greener Solution for Automotive Parts with Hyperform® HPR-803i Reinforcement Additive
View Presentation Lighter and greener solution for automotive parts with Hyperform® HPR-803i reinforcement additive with improved scratch performance and increased recycled content in your parts!

Innovative Thermal Management Solutions with Thermally Conductive Plastics (TCP) Containing Boron Nitride
View Presentation With increasing global trends in miniaturization of electronic systems and weight savings in transportation, designers and material engineers need to find innovative solutions to meet the thermal management requirements of more compact designs.

2K-injection molding using TPE: How you can speed-up your manufacturing process and combine durability with innovative part functionalities!
View Presentation How you can speed-up your manufacturing process and combine durability with innovative part functionalities!

Highly Effective and Innovative Processing Additive SureFlo® Reduce Surface Defects, Flow Problems and Resin Incompatibilities
View Presentation Attend this unique event presented by our expert in plastic processing aids, Aaron Puhala from Flow Polymers, who will share with you his technical knowledge on how Sureflo® provides dual benefits of flow improvement and compatibilization of dis-similar resins

Achieve up to 50% Improvement in PE Barrier Properties and Increase Productivity with the latest advancements in PE Nucleation technology
View Presentation We invite you to participate in our unique event to learn the benefits obtained using the high performance nucleator for Polyethylene Hyperform® HPN-20E. Our expert in PE Nucleation, Greg Burns from Milliken, will share with you his technical knowledge on how Hyperform® HPN-20E can combine significant processing and performance improvements.

Out-licensing Chemicals & Materials technologies with limited resources and in fragmented markets
View Presentation From informal know-how to highly patent-protected intellectual property, every industrial company owns technologies that are more or less formalized. For decades, it has been part of the core business for many large chemical companies to monetize them outside their own walls, putting in place some out-licensing processes. For example, Dow Chemical collects several hundreds of millions of dollars in annual licensing revenues.

Breakthrough for Polyethylene Producers: New Polymer Processing Aids Suitable for Lamination and Surface Protection
View Presentation During this Webinar, our speakers, Michel Grangette and Baudouin Sencie, will explain how to overcome low productivity and quality of Polyethylene

Discover the Latest Advancements in Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Technology
Differentiate through Higher Performance and Sensory Enhancements
View Presentation In this online seminar, our experts in Thermoplastic Elastomers technology, Jeff Frankish and Dr. Markus Beitzel from KRAIBURG TPE, will share their technical knowledge on the performance challenges faced in the applications you are working in today, and how their latest TPE innovations help to meet or exceed your performance requirements.

Superior Biocide and Antimicrobial Performance for your Plastic Parts with an Alternative to OBPA
View Presentation Our expert in biocides, Thomas E. Robitaille from Arch Chemicals, Inc.,shared his technical knowledge on how Arch antimicrobials for plastics can:
  • Allow formulators to replace OBPA and comply with regulations
  • Ensure a high and durable level of protection while remaining UV and thermal resistant (with less secondary effect on other components of the plastic formulation)
  • Cover a broad spectrum of antifungal and antibacterial activity

  • Achieve up to 15% Weight Reduction for your Polypropylene Parts with the new Hyperform® HPR-803i Reinforcement Additive
    View Presentation The following Webinar will present the benefits obtained using Hyperform® HPR-803i reinforcement additive and how it allows polypropylene to enter new applications in automotive, consumer goods, appliance, material handling, furniture and more...

    Styrene Block Copolymer (SBC) for technical textile hot-melt adhesives When "technical" rhymes with "performance"
    View Presentation Technical textile and non-woven ones represent a very broad range of application types, with distinct specific requirements (furniture, automotive interior, carpet, medical dressings, non-woven lamination...).

    How POSS® Chemicals can Enhance Performance and Lead to Cost Savings: POSS® for Thermosets, Coatings, Inks, Adhesives and Dispersion aids
    View Presentation POSS is a drop-in solution to increase your throughput and is used to expand the performance envelope of existing hydrocarbon thermosets, coatings, adhesives and high performance plastics. Dr. Joe Schwab, our POSS expert from Hybrid Plastics, will present through relevant case studies how POSS® provides significant benefits such as Improved hydrophobicity and chemical stability for demanding coatings, adhesives and composite resins and Enhanced flow and dispersion of high performance plastics.

    Improve Flow & Dispersion of High Temperature Polymers with POSS® without Sacrificing Mechanical Properties or Aesthetics
    View Presentation Recent developments on POSS (Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane) have shown great improvements of the processing properties of a wide range of high temperature polymers.

    This free online event will focus on the benefit of POSS as a unique dispersion agent and flow processing aid.

    New Alternative Nylon Powder for SLS/LS Rapid Manufacturing
    View Presentation How to make cost savings while improving prototypes surface and mechanical performances? This online websemianar presents how the latest generation of nylon powder Innov´PA - developped for all types of SLS/LS machines - allows rapid manufacturers to make cost savings through raw material consumption reduction, increased productivity and better part behavior (injected parts).

    Transparent TPU products can maintain their visual appeal with a new light stabilizer that reduces discoloration - NAFTA
    View Presentation Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) is highly flexible making it possible for sport and casual footwear manufacturers to produce so called lightweights with high grade quality characteristics and meet very specific requirements. A major issue however is how to combine outstanding initial color with excellent long term color retention.

    Transparent TPU products can maintain their visual appeal with a new light stabilizer that reduces discoloration - Europe & Asia
    View Presentation Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) is highly flexible making it possible for sport and casual footwear manufacturers to produce so called lightweights with high grade quality characteristics and meet very specific requirements. A major issue however is how to combine outstanding initial color with excellent long term color retention.

    Improve your process and the outstanding performances of your compounds with the latest innovative ATH Flame Retardant Martinal® LEO
    View Presentation There is a clear need in the market for ATH solutions having limited influence on compounding throughput, extrudability, thermal and electrical performances with minimum compromise on FR performances and cost...

    DMSO for synthesis and formulation of Polymers - Alternative to toxic solvents ?
    View Presentation DMSO is well known in the chemical industry as a good solvent for synthesis and formulation in several applications as Pharmaceutical, agrochemistry, electronics, paint stripping...but you may not hnown his potential in polymer.
    The high solvent power of DMSO enables it to dissolve many organic raw materials and polymers. Therefore, it can be used for synthesis, formulation and cleaning steps.
    The low toxicological profile of DMSO, a dipolar aprotic solvent, is key benefit, allowing it replace easily NMP or DMF in this kind of application. Contrary to NMP and DMF, DMSO is not labelled and represents no major risk to human health or for the environment.

    CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY
    Improve PE Performance & Processing with an Innovative Nucleating Agent
    View Presentation Attend this free 1-hour Webinar and discover opportunities that arise for blown film, blow molding and rotational molding applications thanks to a brand new additive technology, that enables property enhancement of Polyethylene through nucleation for the very first time.

    Kostenloses technisches Seminar: Neue hitzewiderstandsfähige Werkstoffe und Technologien für die Automobilindustrie
    View Presentation Anlässlich des nächsten deutschsprachigen Webinars werden unsere Automobilexperten neue innovative Lösungen präsentieren, die Ihnen eine unnötige Umstellung auf andere Hoch-Temperaturstoffe oder auf nicht wieder verwertbare Multi-Werkstoffe ersparen können.

    Discover a New Generation of Transparent Elastomers Combining Excellent Heat Resistance with Elasticity
    View Presentation An innovative transparent TPO is now commercially available for polymer processors and formulators. Its crystalline and amorphous structure is controlled at the nano-level, allowing for the realization of properties that cannot be achieved with traditional polyolefin elastomers. Join this free live event, and learn in detail about key technical features and improvements of this innovative solution for the development of your application.

    Develop Performent PU Flexible Foams and Discover How to comply with New FR Standards
    View Presentation The great advantages of polyurethane foams are their ability to respond to specific requirements for each application, for example in terms of density, elasticity and durability and at prices which make the end products a good price for value.
    During this Webinar you will also discover innovative FR solution designed for Flexible PU Foam and Visco-Elastic Memory Foam.

    Guidance & Solutions to replace Heavy Metal Colorants
    View Presentation Due to increased legislation & safety concerns, the replacement of heavy metals in formulations is becoming more and more essential. Complying with regulations such as RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) requires specific solutions for demanding applications.

    How to Comply with the Latest RoHS and Other US and EU Regulations
    and
    Choose the Best Flame Retardant for Electric and Electronic Applications
    View Presentation Since July 2006, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive restricts the use of the certain substances including PBB and PBDE to minimise the environmental impact of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
    When restrictions are applied on a particular chemical used in flame-retardant systems, then they impact the entire value chain of the industry. Are you sure to be compliant?

    Improved Filler Dispersion for Enhanced Performance of Plastic and Rubber
    View Presentation Learn about the innovative filler dispersion aids based on silane and siloxane technologies especially designed for plastics and rubbers matrix. You will be introduced to the functions and benefits of silane treated fillers such as improved dispersion of pigments & fillers, enhanced mechanical and electrical performance and increased throughput.

    Boost your hot cast elastomer’s performances with a TDI alternative technology
    View Presentation Want to create true differentiation for your hot-cast PUR elastomers? Attend this FREE online event and discover a new generation of amine-curable MDI prepolymers that will improve dynamic performance while still offering the processing advantages of TDI prepolymers.

    Insulation Panels: Solutions to Address the New EPA Regulation
    View Presentation If you are a manufacturer or molder of products that use polyurethane rigid foam, you will be affected by the new US EPA regulation that bans the use of HCFC-22 as a blowing agent.
    Attend this FREE Webinar and explore solutions to be compliant within the next 12 months with products such as domestic and commercial refrigerators and freezers, walls, pipes, metal panels/doors, vending machines, coolers, refrigerated transport vehicles etc.

    Understand how to choose FRs compliant with European and Chinese RoHS
    View Presentation Since July 2006, the industry is working towards compliance with the RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) directives for electrical and electronics equipment (EEE). RoHS is often referred to as the lead-free directive, but it restricts the use of the certain substances including PBB and PBDE.
    These restrictions impact the entire value chain of the EEE industry. Are you sure to be compliant?

    Achieve extreme impact performance & tight dimensional stability with unique ultrafine talc technologies
    View Presentation Impact performance and excellent dimensional stability are key performances you certainly want to reach in your application. Attend this Free Webinar to know more about micronised talcs used as reinforcement in various polymers, from polypropylene based compounds to engineering thermoplastics.

    Improve your electrical and mechanical performance with Carbon Nanotubes
    View Presentation A new technology based on Carbon Nanotubes is now available to help you provide unique mechanical, electrical and thermal properties, useful for a wide range of applications for polymers.
    Attend this Free Webinar to improve mechanical and electrical properties for high performance applications.

    New Technology Webinar:
    How to Increase Productivity Gains using a Unique Processing Aid
    View Presentation A new generation of high performance processing aids is now commercially available. By attending this Webinar, you will learn in detail about key technical features and performance benefits of this innovative material.

    Understanding Materials & Requirements for the Information Technology and Electronics & Electrical Industries
    View Presentation Regulatory compliancy, differentiation versus competitors and system cost optimization are probably your main concerns when it comes to material selection. By attending this Web Seminar, you will learn about BAYER's range of Polycarbonate polymers and blends especially designed to fulfill Electronics and IT demanding needs.

    Discover how to improve Polyethylene performance with Vinyl Silane Crosslinking Technology
    View Presentation Do you need to improve the thermal and mechanical performance of your pipes, wires and cables? Then Silane Crosslinked Polyethylene (also referred to as PEX or XLPE) is the solution for you!

    Learn more about Impact Modifiers technology for Engineering Plastics - Special Webinar dedicated to Europe
    View Presentation Introduce New Generation of Impact Modifers Technology for Engineering Plastics and in particular PC, PBT and their blends.

    Optimize the Fire Protection of your Thermosets Applications
    View Presentation Glass reinforced plastics users are spending too much time seeking adequate flame retardants for their specific applications.

    Identifying the optimal flame retardant for your thermoset application, while retaining good processibility and physical properties can be challenging for formulators and end-users.

    Are you are looking for mineral and/or bromine based systems, high thermal stability, or retaining good viscosity? This seminar will overview solutions to help you meet your client's needs.

    How to reduce the appearance of flow & weld lines in injection molding when using special effects
    View Presentation Flow and weld lines are two different effects and are a common challenge in the Plastics market for manufacturers using injection molding processes. This Webinar aims to address flow and weld line issues and show you ways to overcome such defects.

    Discover the Hypernucleating Technology Performances in PP Moulding and Extrusion Processes
    View Presentation Polypropylene see its properties enhanced by using nucleating agents. While providing the same physical property improvements as traditional nucleating agents, last generation hypernucleating agents allow for innovative ones such as the unique combination of isotropic shrinkage and increased productivity or the ease of pigment processing ...

    Discover the cost benefits of using multifunctional additives for rigid PVC
    View Presentation Synthetic PCCs provides the ability to achieve additional functional behaviour beyond the capability of natural fillers and can often provide a synergistic function when used in combination with other additives, such as impact modifiers.

    Core Shell Impact Modifiers for Engineering Plastics
    View Presentation Introduce New Generation of Impact Modifers Technology for Engineering Plastics and in particular PC, PBT and their blends.

    DISCOVER THE UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF SILANES
    Improve your products by coupling, crosslinking & surface modification
    View Presentation Shawn K. Mealey, Sr. Industry Specialist for Materials Reinforcement applications and silanes, will provide you with insight into the performance you can achieve through the use of silanes. He will use his expertise to give you direction to match solutions to your most challenging applications requirements.

    Kostenloses Fachseminar für LLDPE Blas- und Gießfolien-Verarbeiter
    View Presentation Polyolefin Blas- und Gießfolien Verarbeiter positionieren ihre Produkte seit einigen Jahren als Alternative für viele andere Verpackungslösungen.

    Optimize your formulation and production cost by a partial replacement of Carbon Black by Microcrystalline / Multifunctional Talc.
    View Presentation Join our expert, Dr. Gilles MELI from Luzenac, the world leading Talc manufacturer, and learn how Talc provide rubber applications with an interesting set of performances and enhanced process ability as well as cost reduction opportunities.

    Improving fire safety of Wood Plastic Composites & plastic lumber
    View Presentation Improving fire safety of Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) & plastic lumber

    Improve the scratch resistance performance of your automotive parts
    View Presentation Discover new ways to reduce scrap and eliminate the need for protective film for your interior and exterior automotive applications. Meet stringent OEM requirements and improve the appearance of unpainted parts over time. Be able to design cost-attractive, appealing TPO parts.

    Meet new stabilizer system requirements for agricultural films
    View Presentation Discover new ways to increase the durability of your agricultural films while maintaining long-term retention of mechanical properties.

    How to achieve the maximum benefit from the Unique Online Colormatching System: matchmycolor.com
    View Presentation You are involved in color formulation and/or color definition ? Discover matchmycolor.com, the unique online platform providing you with innovative services to SPEED UP your color developments: - Online Colormatching system coupled with the most reliable and comprehensive online Universal Colorant Database: cost effective and easy-to-use. - Online Color Feasibility checking service to know in minutes if your color is feasible on your specific application: time saving and facilitated color communication

    Key Guidelines to optimize FR performance of halogen free polyolefins applications
    View Presentation Learn about the technical and commercial potential of halogen-free flame retardant systems based on aluminium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide.

    How to meet low FOG/VOC in Flame-Retarded Flexible Polyurethane Foam
    View Presentation Attend this Webinar and interact with our expert Mr. Erick-Jack Gerard. he will demonstrate that, next to its efficient flame-retardance action, Antiblaze TL-10-ST is a powerful tool for foamers to pass stringent FOG/ VOC’s tests like the VDA 278 (automotive) or to obtain the Certipur label (Furnitures).

    A solution to enhance adhesion and crosslinking performances of TPE - TPV’s
    View Presentation Join our Webinar to learn about the interrelationship between silane structure, functionality and processing conditions and how they work together to impact final performance.

    Innovative Approaches to Design & Application Development
    View Presentation Engineers will learn how to design the product more efficiently. To that end, the following Cost Saving opportunities will be reviewed: Concept Development – functionality assessment Material Candidate Selection – measuring Performance vs. Design vs. Cost Part / Assembly Design – part consolidation & ease of assembly CAE Process – optimizing maximum performance with minimum cost Design Details – thinnest wall with best aesthetics Mold & Injection System Design – cycle and scrap reduction The presentation includes many examples & case studies with Makrolon polycarbonate and blends.

    Free Technical Seminar for LLDPE Blown and Cast Film Processors
    Webinar specifically designed for the Indian Market
    View Presentation Learn more how polymer Processing Aids your improve your blown film process cost-equation.

    Overcome coloring challenges in rotationally molded plastic parts
    View Presentation Selecting the correct pigments is vital if you want to achieve good results. The wrong pigment can affect durability, mechanical properties and appearance. This Webinar aims to provide you with coloring solutions to overcome challenges such as these.

    Making Stretch Hoods Thinner, Smaller, Faster and Tougher With Styroflex® SBS
    View Presentation Stretch wrap has traditionally been the dominant application for pallet unitization. Shrink hoods have been used for appliance and large part applications, but with a higher cost and slower throughput. New stretch hood technology, which combines the stretch wrap and shrink hood process, can help reduce costs, increase throughput and provide a high clarity solution for pallet unitization...

    Free Technical Seminar for LLDPE Blown and Cast Film Processors
    Webinar specifically designed for the European and North American Market
    View Presentation Learn more how polymer Processing Aids your improve your blown film process cost-equation.

    DISCOVER HOW SILANES IMPROVE FILLER DISPERSION AND THE MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE OF FILLED POLYMER SYSTEMS
    View Presentation Reduce Mechanical Failure of Filled or Reinforced Polymers

    How to select your flame retardant to get the right BALANCE between PROTECTION and PROCESSABILITY in E&E applications
    View Presentation Discover how to CHOOSE the optimal flame retardant system for your ELECTRICAL &ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING PLASTICS applications

    HIGH PERFORMANCE THERMOPLASTICS INNOVATIONS - Surgical, Medical & Dental applications
    View Presentation In order to give answers and solutions , SpecialChem's team invites Degussa for an exclusive technical Webinar to present 4 astonishing development results : A brand new thermoplastic that provides a variety of alternatives for numerous end-user medical, surgical and dental applications.

    Colorants for Food Packaging: Meeting the Regulations
    View Presentation Dr.S.G.Lawrence, Head of Global Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs for the Segment Coating Effects, and Chairman of the ETAD Pigments Operating Committee since 2004, will provide you with a deep insight into the international food contact regulations.

    Free Technical Tutorial:
    Understanding Weatherability and Durability of your PVC Windows & Outdoor Profiles
    View Presentation In weatherable PVC parts, such as window and other outdoor profiles, good weatherability is the key demanded performance as it has a major influence on warranty periods in the building & construction markets.

    In order to provide you with a complete insight into how PVC additives (weatherable impact modifiers, stabilizers) and Titanium Dioxide affect your PVC part performance, SpecialChem has brought together Patrick Morel and John D. Bolt - experts from Arkema (the specialist in the PVC additives) and Dupont Titanium Technologies (the leading producer of TiO2 for PVC applications) to give a technical Webinar on how you can improve weatherability of your PVC parts.

    DISCOVER THE UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF SILANES
    Improve your products by coupling, crosslinking & surface modification
    View Presentation Shawn K. Mealey, Sr. Industry Specialist for Materials Reinforcement applications and silanes, will provide you with insight into the performance you can achieve through the use of silanes. He will use his expertise to give you direction to match solutions to your most challenging applications requirements.

    Food Plastic Packaging Regulations: How to Easily Comply with EU Directive 2002/72/EC
    View Presentation Dr. Luigi Rossi, Principal Administrator of the Health and Consumer Protection DG at the European Commission, has developed this online conference to provide you with a thorough understanding of EU regulations for food plastic packaging and compliance methods.

    What are the current and future regulations you, as a player in the plastic packaging industry, have to comply with?

    How do you prove product compliance when you have no lab facilities, are faced with deadlines from clients and need to keep costs low?

    This event is not to be missed.

    Innovation Webinar: Overriding pigment’s nucleation effects in PP to avoid warpage and part distortion
    View Presentation Did you ever face different shrinkages and warpage behaviours when adding pigments to polypropylene or producing polypropylene parts?

    Did you ever take up the challenge of molding different colored parts with identical dimensions and quality using the same processing conditions?

    To overcome this problem, read the presentation of our expert Dr. Jeff Jones of Milliken and discover an innovative way of solving your colouring and processing issues with polypropylene.

    How to Enhance the Impact Performance of Engineering Plastics with the Latest Modifiers
    View Presentation Engineering plastics for demanding applications such as automotive, appliance and electronics parts require superior impact resistance achieved by the latest highly cost-effective MBS-based impact modifiers.
    Attend this Webinar and learn how to achieve outstanding impact strength at both ambient and very low temperatures for your product and to facilitate the impact modifier incorporation into the host resin.

    Introducing New Generation of Antisticking Processing Aids for PVC Calendering and Extrusion
    View Presentation The latest generation of antisticking process aids for PVC calendering and extrusion has excellent lubricating properties combining a highly efficient anti-sticking performance, homogenous PVC melt and flawless surface and transparency even in very sensitive applications.

    Combine Color Quality Control with state of the art Color Matching system - Live demo & Key benefits -
    View Presentation In the plastics, inks, paints & coatings industries, color formulation, development and production is critical and difficult to achieve easily. Color matching & Color Control are key elements to produce reliable, consistent and quality products.
    Need to use an intelligent, reliable and rapid system fully and easily integratable to your existing process for better Quality Control? Need to match effect and metallic shades? Attend this Webinar to discover that Colibri makes it happen!

    A new efficient Color Matching system - Live demo & Key benefits -
    View Presentation In the plastics, inks, paints & coatings industries, color formulation and development is critical. Color Matching is a key element at each step of the product development process: assessment of color feasability, reliability of coloration, recipe calculation and update, quality control...
    Discover a new generation Color Matching system which will ease and shorten your process and will help you rationalize your day-to-day work.

    How to meet new FR requirements with Melamine Based Flame Retardants?
    View Presentation

    FR requirements are more and more severe and combining ever increasing constraints in the three folowing areas: fire safety, environmental friendliness and smoke release.
    In polyamide E&E applications, melamine based FRs are a very good solution to meet fire regulations requirements such as UL94 in a cost-efficient approach.

    To learn more about benefits of these halogen-free systems, get tips on FRs selection and formulation guide, register to this Webinar!

    Who should attend?
    Industry professionals involved in nylon, PET & PBT flame-retarded applications.


    Tips on how to improve dispersion & processing of organic pigments in plastics
    View Presentation Poor pigment dispersion causes many defects into final plastics product. Get tips on how to achieve good dispersion and learn more on benefits you get from pigment processing improvement by attending this Webinar.
    Who should attend? Processors of plastics using colorants - especially masterbatchers and compounders.

    Optimizing the choice of flame retardant systems / formulations for electronic, building & automotive applications
    For Asia Time Zones!
    View Presentation Learn how an optimised choice of a flame retardant system helps to meet the current very challenging requirements on material processing characteristics, final product performance & aesthetics, environmental and recycling issues.
    Who should attend: Technical and R&D professionals with OEMs and compound suppliers of E/E, building and automotive industries based in Asia.

    A Current Overview of Epoxy Curing Agents for Composite Applications
    View Presentation Epoxy composites can offer an outstanding balance of strength and durability vs. weight savings. However, selecting the right epoxy curing agent is one of the most critical steps in achieving optimal performance. Our Webinar is designed to provide you with information to help you make the best curing agent choice for your formulation.

    Polyamide Impact Modification- Different Modifiers for Different Toughness Requirements
    View Presentation Find out, how you can efficiently adjust the polyamide impact resistance level according to the final product use.
    Who should attend: Technical and R & D professionals working within the polyamide resin producers and compounders based in Asia.

    Acrylic process aids for PVC : Practical tips to get the most out of their use
    View Presentation Acrylic process aids have been widely used for decades in the production of both rigid and soft PVC. Excessive use of process aids and selection of the wrong molecular weights may however lead to undesirable behaviours ultimately resulting in defects in PVC materials.
    Learn in our 40min technical tutorial how to use & dose the processing aids to avoid some of the common troubleshooting problems and get the most out of their positive effects.


    Optimizing the choice of flame retardant systems / formulations for electronic, building & automotive applications
    View Presentation Resin and compound suppliers to E /E, building and automotive industries are often confronted with very challenging requirements on material processing characteristics , final product performance & aesthetics, environmental and recycling issues.

    Major services and benefits plastics industry professionals can get at SpecialChem
    View Presentation Learn how SpecialChem’s full range of free services assists you at each step of your product development projects:
    - Access all the relevant technical information & articles related to your project
    - Select the specific additives you need, with our Additives Database
    - Get advice from market experts and solve your technical issues, with TechDirect
    - Get assistance in innovation, formulation and development of new products, with TechCenter

    Innovative use of precipitated calcium carbonate to improve PVC impact resistance, processing and weatherability
    View Presentation Nanosized precipitated calcium carbonate is a multi-functional material allowing to replace some of the additives used in PVC compounds while providing additional benefits. If you would like to cut costs in the production of PVC compounds and improve its performance at the same time, then our Webinar is definitely worth attending.

    Advantages & Use of TiO2 in Plastics
    View Presentation Learn from one of the most experienced experts in TiO2 technology about the key benefits of TiO2 and performance factors that effect white pigment grade selection for plastic applications.

    Polyamide Impact Modification- Different Modifiers for Different Toughness Requirements
    View Presentation Find out, how you can efficiently adjust the polyamide impact resistance level according to the final product use.
    Who should attend: Technical and R & D professionals working within the polyamide resin producers and compounders.


    Plastics & Elastomers Formulation Bulletin (bimonthly)
    Polymer Formulation Insight (weekly)
    • What is a Webinar?
      A Webinar is an online real-time meeting conducted by an expert in the chemical industry.

      Each Webinar topic is carefully chosen to help you staying up-to-date on the latest technologies and innovations.

      Using only a computer, you will join a live presentation with a group of like-minded professionals without having to spend time away from your office.
    • How much does a Webinar cost?
      All our Webinars are free of charge.
      [Please just note that Specialchem is not accountable for users' costs linked to participating in the Webinar, including but not limited to the phone and Internet connection fees even if Webinar is advertised by us as free of charge.]
    • How long does a Webinar take?
      Attending a Webinar is time-efficient! It lasts approx. one hour, Q&A session included.
    • What are prerequisites to attend a Webinar?
      (1) Become a full SpecialChem Member.

      (2) Register online via our short registration form.

      (3) Have a computer with an Internet connection and a headset (preferably a USB headset) or a phone line.

      (4) Please note that every individual from your company who wishes to participate needs to register to the Webinar as the link to access the Webinar is unique to each registrant
    • How can I verify that my computer is configured for access to the Webinar?
      Our Webinars are conducted using Citrix GoToTraining. To confirm that your computer is configured for access to the event, please check GoToTraining system requirements
    • Can I interact live with the expert?
      - Yes. At the end of each presentation, a "Questions and Answers Session" is organized for you to ask your questions directly to the presenter.

      - If the presenter has no time left to answer your questions live, you can ask them by using the Q&A facility. The presenter will then have the possibility to answer them by e-mail after the meeting.
    • Can I get a copy of the presentation after the meeting?
      Yes. After the event, you will be offered to receive the presentation by e-mail.
    • I missed or couldn't attend the Webinar, so how can I view it?
      If you cannot participate to the live session of our Webinar, simply register online via our short registration form. We will e-mail you once the event is closed so that you can access the recorded version of our Webinar.
    • What are the differences between a Webinar and an e-Training Course?
      Both are live and interactive online events
      Webinars e-Training Courses
      Keep you up-to-date with latest trends Develop your skills and Acquire new expertise
      Free avg 320€
      Raw Material, Technology, Innovations Updates Troubleshooting, Market Overview, Best Practices, Regulations

    About SpecialChem - About SpecialChem4Polymers - Commercial Acceleration Services - Advertise with us
    Contact Us - Forgot your UserID / Password? - Site Map - RSS - Terms and Conditions - specialchem.com
    Copyright © 2014 SpecialChem S.A.