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Improve Adhesives and Sealants with Nano-Additives – Selection, Formulation, and Processing

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Tuesday Nov 12, 2024

Maximize adhesives & sealants performance with nano-additives (CNT, Ti, Ag, Al2O3, Fe, Cu...) and steer clear of so-called disadvantages (dispersion, agglomeration, cost & availability factor).

Join expert Edward M Petrie in the simulated live to bring a drastic improvement in properties (E&T conductivity, mechanical, barrier, unique properties like peel strength…) of adhesives. Select nanomaterials, identify formulation and processing characteristics to minimize the product development cost with ease.

Bonus- Starting formulations which you are free to use!

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Edward Petrie Presented By:
Edward M. Petrie

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Intermediate

Next Session: Nov 12, 2024
10:00 a.m. (New York City)
4:00 p.m. (Paris)

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Why should you attend?

The excellent physio-chemical properties and growing numbers of nanomaterials are expected to significantly increase the application scope of nanomaterial additives in adhesives and sealants. But shelf-life problems due to agglomeration of particles and application /delivery issues due to poor dispersion are constant troubles. If not addressed properly, you will end up with undesired properties resulting in wastage of materials & incur high cost. 

The lack of information on example formulations regarding specific properties adds to already existing issues. This game changing course will not only help you to overcome these hurdles but also to stay ahead of your competitors and develop new formulations that will meet specific end use requirements.

Reasons why this course must be in your list:

  • Better Select nano additives with an overview of the current portfolio available for adhesives and sealants.
  • Achieve specific end-use needs faster by clarifying the influence of nano-additive selection, formulation, and processing.
  • Eliminate or reduce the commonly perceived nano-additives' disadvantages (cost, availability, processing challenges) with ease.
  • Don’t fall behind in strategizing your adhesives & sealants formulation with nano-additives by reviewing the applications, markets, competitive activities.
Nanoparticles in adhesives

Who should attend?

  • Formulators who wish to know specific formulations to enhance the optimal properties.
  • Product development managers who wish to know what materials they need, their cost and difficulty in acquisition
  • Raw material suppliers to understand where the specific materials are going to target well.
  • Most relevant to people in - electronics, energy, and power, medical, transportation (aerospace and automotive), food and beverage packaging.

  • Complete the course and (unlock your personalized certificate) – your badge of accomplishment awaits!

    Course Outline

    1. Introduction to Nanomaterials
      • What are nanomaterials?
      • Why a hot topic today?
      • Major opportunities and concerns

    2. Nanomaterials as Additives in Adhesives and Sealants
      • Applications, market volume, market trends
      • Influence on adhesion properties
      • Influence on bulk properties (mechanical, rheological)

    3. The Portfolio of Available Nano-Additives (Types and Suppliers)
      • Equiaxed (spherical) nanoparticles
      • Nanotubes and nanofibers
      • Plate-like nanoparticles
      • Nanoparticle dispersion

    4. Functional Improvements that can be Achieved in Adhesives and Sealants
      • Adhesion (lap-shear, peel, etc.)
      • Fracture toughness, fatigue, and impact resistance
      • Barrier properties
      • High temperature properties
      • Effect on curing / drying rate
      • Transparency
      • Coefficient of thermal expansion adjustment
      • Conductive properties (electrical, thermal)

    5. Addressing the Challenges (Cost, Compounding, Health and Environmental Concerns)
      • Compounding and formulation (mixing, sonification, and alignment)
      • Health and environmental
      • Cost (materials and processing, current costs, and tends)

    6. Future Nano-Additives and Associated Technologies
      • Materials
      • Formulation and processing
      • Applications

    7. 30 mins Q&A - Ask your question directly to our expert
    Have a query ? Email us for any help !

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    Members Reviews

    Good coverage of the different types of nanoparticles and their property improvements.

    Alisha Adams , from Appli-Tec

    Excellent content! It was good to understand and see the large options of nano-adhesives. I've learnt about the importance of a good formulation, that we need to confirm what is the optimal point.

    Anna Paula , from Furukawa Electric Latam

    Found what I was looking for. Gained formulatory advice and material selection tips.

    Chris Lansford , from TRI Austin

    Excellent technical level of course.

    Fabian Galindo , from REXtac

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