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Expert Super Sessions by Lubrizol on Estane® TPU at NPE2018

Published on 2018-05-09. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  NPE2018     Automotive    

Lubrizol's Materials Performance
The Lubrizol Corporation’s Engineered Polymers business is presenting two Expert Super Sessions at NPE2018, centered on Estane® Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU). Expert Super Sessions, a new educational forum at NPE2018, allow plastics industry experts to share perspectives on the technology and innovations driving performance in the production and application of plastics.

Sharing Perspectives on Technology & Innovations

"Estane® TPU High Performance Solutions for Surface Protection and Graphics" was presented on May 8

  • This session showcased the benefits of using plasticizer-free Estane TPU in demanding applications where UV resistance, impact and abrasion resistance, low temperature flexibility and self-healing capabilities provide superior value. 
  • Lubrizol is among the market leaders in surface protection technology, with more than 30 years' experience sustaining performance in even the harshest environments. 
  • Relevant applications include paint protection, vehicle wraps, automotive interiors, graphics media, signage, flooring, architectural and consumer goods. 
  • Processing and extrusion guidelines for Estane aliphatic TPU were also covered. 

Speakers: Peter Kirk, global surface protection marketing manager, Dr. Sat Nistala, technical service manager, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers

"Advancing Materials, Elevating Performance with Estane® TPU" is presented on May 9

  • This session highlights market trends fueling demand for specialty materials with outstanding physical and mechanical properties. 
  • Recent Estane TPU innovations will be highlighted. 
  • These bring versatility in processing methods, part design freedom and improvements in manufacturing efficiency, as well as sustainability benefits desirable in a range of specialty applications from footwear to transportation. 
  • The session will close with an overview of equipment, set up and processing guidelines to optimize performance and throughput for exacting extrusion applications.

Speakers: Kenneth Kim, global market development manager, Karl A. Jones, technical service, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers

Susan Krys, vice president of tradeshows and marketing at PLASTICS, commented that:
"We are giving NPE2018 attendees expanded opportunities to learn from peers and thought leaders. Expert Super Sessions give plastics experts a forum to present industry-changing ideas and insights, and give attendees the unique opportunity to hear straight from the sources that are shaping the industry."

Source: Lubrizol Corporation
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