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Adhesives Ingredients
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PVC Plasticizer Alternatives: Selection & Use

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Recorded on Apr 2, 2019

Adopt a structured approach to screen phthalate alternatives that cater to increasing health & environmental regulations (low molecular weight, ortho-phthalates…) !

Paul Daniels will discuss the wide plasticizer offering (benzoate esters, citrate esters, polymeric plasticizers…) and how to find the alternative plasticizer that is most compatible with your PVC formulation.

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Paul Daniels

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Use of a few phthalate plasticizers (ortho-phthalates, low molecular weight phthalates…) are now regulated in certain applications due to increased health and environmental concerns. And with the wide offering of alternatives, it is easy to get lost to find the right one for your PVC formulation. Join this course for a clear view on which plasticizer to use in your application!

  1. Review commercially available alternative plasticizers for PVC (terephthalate esters, citrate esters, vegetable oil derivatives-epoxides...)

  2. Find the best suited plasticizer chemistries for your application (flooring & wallcovering, film & sheet, cable, coated fabrics...)

  3. Get advice on your own technical challenges by interacting live with our expert Paul Daniels

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PVC Plasticizer alternatives selection formulation

Who should view this course?

PVC Producers, Compounders & Additive suppliers as well as anyone needing support to select alternative plasticizers to meet market and regulatory demands

Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:

  1. Why do phthalate esters have such a dominant position as plasticizers?

  2. Commercially available Alternative Plasticizer Chemistries for PVC

  3. Plasticizer recommendations for your specific applications
    • Flooring and wallcovering
    • Film and sheet
    • Wire and cable
    • Coated fabrics

  4. 30 Mins Q&A session- ask your questions directly to the expert !

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Members Reviews

Excellent, the course was well organized and well presented. The content was broad and introduced me to some plasticizers that I was not familiar with.

Miriam T. , from Canadian General-Tower Ltd.

Excellent, I wanted to reconfirm that my perspective of the plasticizer demand, and the types being requested, was still valid. Indeed, it is. So, thank you.

Giuliano M. , from CCC Chemicals

Paul Daniels spoke instructively and to points based in fact. Learned what the different plasticizers were and how the stack up to current phthalate offerings.

Michael P. , from PolyOne

Paul has an enormous wealth of knowledge. Fair information of all of the available alternatives.

Scott B. , from Eastman Chemical Company

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