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TRFA Announces Presentations on Adhesives and Sealants

Published on 2007-08-09. Author : SpecialChem

Glen Ellyn, IL -- The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) is pleased to announce that three of the fourteen technical presentations scheduled for its Annual Meeting September 9-11, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, Georgia, will focus on adhesives and sealants. The event will be chaired by Terry S. McQuarrie, Ph.D., Glasforms, Inc.

The technical presentations focused on adhesives and sealants chemistries are:

  • Fast Curing Polyurea Sealants: Controllable Reactivity With Commercially Available Secondary Amines, Dr. Jay Johnston, Bayer Material Science.
  • Joining Of Medical Plastics Using Atmospheric Discharge Pretreatments Of Adherents Prior To Adhesive Bonding, Rory A. Wolf, Enercon Industries Corporation.
  • Organofunctional Silicone Resins As High Performance Epoxy Curatives, Dr. Mustafa Mohamed, Dow Corning Corporation.

The rest of the technical presentations will focus on Coatings, Civil Engineering and Flooring; Composites and Tooling; and Potting, Encapsulation and Electrical, (which along with Adhesives and Sealants address the interests of TRFA's Market Focused Committees) as well as non-epoxy topics.

In addition to the substantial schedule of technical presentations, TRFA's Annual Meeting also includes the meetings of its Market Focused Committees, a Regulatory Affairs Report, a VOC Task Force Report, the 2007 Tabletop Showcase, and a General Business Session, as well as unmatched opportunities for informal networking with industry peers.

TRFA is comprised of thermoset formulators, raw material suppliers, distributors, equipment manufacturers, manufacturer sales representatives of materials or equipment, importers of raw materials or processing or other equipment, consulting firms and academic institutions serving industries which include adhesives, coatings, civil engineering applications, electrical laminates, composites, tooling, castings and moldings.

Source: The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA)

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