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Nov 16, 2021
  • Webinar Series

Navigating Plastics in End Use Products — EU Edition 2021

Increase awareness of plastics performance properties to help make better, more informed decisions in testing and selecting plastics for end use applications.

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Date & Time

Starts

Nov 16, 2021 10:00am CET

Ends

11:00am CET

Location

Online

Understanding the influence of material performance properties in end product safety requirements.

Join UL’s European plastics experts for our coffee talk sessions on plastic materials to gain a better understanding of applicable end product requirements and the advantages of preselecting certified materials.

The safety and performance requirements for end products starts by selecting the right materials in advance — materials that have already been tested and validated to meet the specifications and safety criteria required for the life of the end product. But what happens when the properties of those plastic materials changes? How will that impact end product performance?

In this series of webinars, UL’s plastics experts review and discuss how such changes can impact plastics performance properties to help you make better, more informed decisions in testing and selecting plastics for end use applications. 

Event/Webinar series dates:

  • Color Concentrates and Acceptable Modifications at the Molder
    Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. (CET)
     
  • Plastics in Outdoor Use and Special Applications
    Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. (CET)
     
  • The Importance of Using Certified Plastics for Additive Manufacturing
    Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. (CET)
     
  • Maintaining Your Plastics Certification
    Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. (CET)

Speakers:

Speakers will vary for each topic, but will include:

  • Erwin Davelaar, staff engineer, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and William Henry Merrill Society member, UL
  • Luigi Flaugnatti, project engineer, UL 
  • Luigi Pellegrino, senior engineering associate, UL 
  • Wendy Stikvoort, staff engineer, UL 
  • Kenneth R. Vessey, Jr., senior staff engineer and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, UL

Presentation language:

English

 

Click above to register for the full series. If you'd like to register for specific events, click on the individual events of interest below.

Webinar 1: Color Concentrates and Acceptable Modifications at the Molder

May 20, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. CET

Understand the testing requirements for different color concentrates and acceptable modifications to plastic materials at the molders into a finished part.

Webinar 2: Plastics in Outdoor Use and Special Applications

June 15, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. CET

Understand how environmental and chemical exposures can affect plastic material performance in end products and how materials preselection can help.

Webinar 3: The Importance of Using Certified Plastics for Additive Manufacturing

Sept. 21, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. CET

Understand UL’s Certification program for plastics in additive manufacturing and how it can help lead to faster product compliance evaluations.

Webinar 4: Maintaining Your Plastics Certification

Nov. 16, 2021, 10 - 11 a.m. CET 

Demonstrate continued compliance of plastics materials and the benefits of being a UL Recognized Component supplier in today’s competitive global market.

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