AKRON—The International Silicone Conference is seeking paper presentations for its May 1-2 event in Fairlawn, Ohio.
The Conference Chairmen for the 2012 technical program is Ed Laperriere, marketing manager for Wacker Chemical Corp. and Eric Bishop, North America marketing manager for Shin-Etsu Silicones of America.
They are currently seeking presentations on the newest technology and manufacturing advancements in silicone, including the following topics:
— Silicone in automotive and aerospace
— Assembly automation and robotics
— Extruding silicone in clean rooms
— High temperature silicones
— Ready to use compounds
— Process controls and mold flow analysis
— LSR tooling and mold trouble shooting
— Silicone processing aids and co-agents
— RTV and Millable gums
— Pigments in silicone products
— Self adhesive liquid rubber
— Nanotechnologies for silicone applications
— Coated fabrics and architectural coatings
— Compounding for specific applications
— Silicone in the medical device industry
— How to sell silicone against competitive rubber materials
— Green environmental and energy reduction issues
— Domestic and international regulatory issues and product safety updates
— Global trends and projections
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