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BYK WEBseminar

Additives for Thermoplastics

October 19-21, 2021

Experts from BYK will show application data and examples of how to use our products in various fields, such as recycling, packaging, and transportation. We will also discuss how to increase the toughness or heat stability of polyamides, achieve better dispersed pigments in color masterbatches and reuse recycled material with improved quality. Our Thermoplastics application experts will be available for live Q&A as well as discussions after the event.

Attendees will:

  • Learn about the chemistry and working mechanisms of additives
  • Get comprehensive information about state-of-the-art testing methods
  • See new product developments in the field before competitors 
BYK Thermoplastics

Who should attend?

  • Formulators
  • R&D specialists
  • Lab managers and technicians
  • Raw material coordinators

Talks will be relevant to the following application fields:

  • Recycling
  • Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Wire and cable (electrical applications)
  • Compounds and color masterbatches


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

1:00 - 1:10 p.m. EDT


1:10 - 1:30 p.m. EDT

Wetting & Dispersing

  • Additives for color masterbatches

1.30 - 2.00 p.m. EDT

High Performance Modifiers for Polyamides

  • Toughness modification
  • Viscosity modification

2.00 - 2.20 p.m. EDT

Heat Stabilizing Polyamides

  • Organic and inorganic stabilization of polyamides

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

1.00 - 1.25 p.m. EDT

Flame Retardant Synergists and Additives

  • Clay-based synergists for halogen-free flame retardants

1.25 - 1.40 p.m. EDT

Additives for Polypropylene Compounds

  • Improve scratch resistance
  • Reduce density

1.40 - 2.00 p.m. EDT

Compounds and Concentrates

  • Multi-function, UV and heat stabilizers

Thursday, October 21, 2021

1:00 - 1:20 p.m. EDT

SCONA: Overview of BYK’s Polymer Modifier and New Product Highlights

  • Coupling agents for natural and glass fiber
  • PET strapping tapes
  • New SCONA product highlights

1:20 - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Additives for Recycling and Odor Reduction

  • Re-stabilization
  • Compatibilization
  • Odor reduction

2.00 - 2.20 p.m. EDT

Solutions for Packaging

  • Barrier
  • Nucleation

2.20 - 2.35 p.m. EDT

Additives for Anti-Warping

  • Reduce warpage effect in thick injection modeled parts for color masterbatches


Do I need to any special software to join?

All content will stream via Microsoft Teams. If unfamiliar with Teams, the following browsers support this platform: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome.

How do I log into the virtual session?

After completing registration, login instructions and links will be sent via email.

How much does it cost to participate?

There is no cost to join the virtual program. Please be aware that data charges for streaming and downloading content may be imposed by your internet provider.

Can I get copies of the content presented?

At the conclusion of the program, all participants will receive a link to download presentations.

When will I receive my certificate of participation?

At the conclusion of the program, registered participants will receive an option to request a certificate of attendance.