AKRON (Dec. 13)—Hans J. Graf, director of materials for Cooper-Standard Automotive's North American Sealing Systems, has been named conference chairman for the second annual Automotive Elastomers Conference. The meeting will take place June 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn in Dearborn, Mich. Graf will be responsible for developing the 1½-day program, which will feature technical papers on fluid systems, noise/vibration/harshness applications, vehicle sealing, weatherstripping, O-rings, engine seals, V-belts and transmission belts, as well as other non-tire rubber applications, Graf's background includes research and development management for molding machine makers and suppliers of ingredients for rubber processing, as well as being a plant chemist. He holds 19 patents and has had 56 papers published. Prospective authors should contact Graf at 519-271-3360 or e-mail [email protected]
Graf to chair Automotive Elastomers Conference
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