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Feb 16, 2021
  • Webinar

Critical Plastics Performance at Elevated Temperature

Understand the critical properties of plastics when exposed to elevated temperatures and the impact in longer-term, safety-critical applications.

Hand catching plastic pellets

Date & Time


Feb 16, 2021 10:00am CET


11:00am CET



This webinar reviews what the relative temperature index (RTI) means in a plastic material and how it is determined. The discussion also includes the requirements for a Long Term Thermal Aging (LTTA) program and why a plastic material used in an end product needs an RTI rating are also discussed.

  • When is an elevated temperature rating required?
  • Understanding critical properties of plastics when exposed to elevated temperatures.
  • Understand the programs available to establish RTI ratings.

Other webinars in this series

Webinar 1: Helping to Ensure Quality and Safety of Recycled Plastics

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Central European Time

Webinar 2: Polymer Variations – My Formulation Needs to Change! Now What?

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Central European Time

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