Blowing Agents and Foaming Processes 2002

Blowing Agents and Foaming Processes 2002

Author: Heidelberg, Germany, 27th - 28th May, 2002
ISBN 978-1-85957-315-0 

250 pages
Foaming is a large area of the plastics processing industry and the possibilities grow every year through the introduction of new products, processes and systems. The advances in the industry are clearly documented by the high numbers of patent applications for products or processes which are filed every year.
Hydrocarbon-Blown Formulations for Appliances and Rigid Panels: Available Solutions for Specific Local Regulations

Christian Cairati & Davide Lucca, Cannon AFROS SpA, Italy

Extrusion of Thermoplastic Foams with CO2 as a Blowing Agent

Robert Heinz & Johannes Lorenz, IKV Aachen, Germany

Development of New High Temperature Chemical Foaming Agents

Gunther Luebke & Marcel Weisner, Clariant Masterbatch GmbH & Co, Germany

Effects of the Die Geometry on the Cell Nulceation of Microcellular PS Foams Blown with CO2

Chul Park, University of Toronto, USA

HCF-365mfc Foaming Agent Blends

Lothar Zipfel, Solvay Fluor and Derivative GmbH, Germany

EnovateTM 3000 Blowing Agent - A Versatile and Cost Effective Blowing Agent Technology for Rigid Foam

Mary Bogdan, Honeywell Specialty Chemicals, USA

Latest Develoment with Structural Foam

Helmut Eckardt, Battenfeld Injection Moulding Technology, Germany

Paper unavailable at time of print

New Developments in MuCell Microcellular Foam Molding Technology and Commercial Applications

Robert Janisch, Trexel Inc, USA

Simulation of Polyolefine Foam Parameters as Prediction for Cable Production Limits

Horst Scheid, Siebe Engineering, Germany

Foam Extrusion of PS Blown with HFC-134a - Impact on Screw Design and Processing Conditions

Richard Gendron, National Research Council of Canada, USA

Feedblock Technologies for Foam Core Products

Josef Dobrowsky, Cincinnati (CET) Extrusion GmbH, Austria

The Use of Chemical Blowing Agents in the Rotational Moulding of Plastics

Mark Kearns, PPRC Belfast, UK

An Overview of the Technical Advantages of Physically XL PO Foams

Mark Hennessy, Sekisui UK Ltd, UK

Crosslinking of LDPE in the Presence of Polyfunctional Monomers to Modify Matrix Properties and CYCLE times

Coswald Sipaut & Dr Geoff Sims, Umist /Universiti Sains Malaysia, UK

The Obtaining of Polyurethanes with Uresa Groups by the Pseudoforpolymer Method

N. I. Koltsov, Chuvash State University, Russia

Paper unavailable at time of print

The Effect OF Calcium Carbonate Particle Size on Ldpe Foam Morphology

Denis Rodrigue & Ryan Gosselin, University Laval, Canada

A New Low Cost Injection Moulding System that Reduces Product Costs

Anton Hagen & Joseph McRoskey,

Spirax Europe BV, The Netherlands

A Foam Extrusion Process with "Woodtruder"

Gerhard Folie, Davis Standard GmbH, Germany

Improved Foam Extrusion Productivity - a New Screw Design Concept - Turbo-Screws

David Fogarty, Plastics Engineering Associated Licencing, Inc, USA

Effects of Recycling on the Rheological Properties and and Foaming Behaviors of Branched PP

Chul Park, University of Toronto, USA

The Influence of Elongational Properties of the Melt on the Morphology of PES and PPE Cellular Materials

Frank Wöllecke, Universitaet Bayreuth, Germany

Innovative Foaming Technologies

Michael Reedy, Reedy International Corp, USA

Melt Strength Analysis for Extruded Polyolefin Foam Development

Shau-Tarng Lee, Sealed Air Corp, USA