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Aspects of Rheology – Application & Formulation

Continuing the very popular West Riding  Forum technical lectures.

In this forum we will present application focused technical advice to inform and entertain those working in the surface coatings industries.

We have selected a range of companies working at the cutting edge of Rheology measurement and control that are keen to help you understand Aspects of Rheology – Application and Formulation

A number of presenters will discuss the value of measuring and controlling rheology, offering advice on the suitability of several different forms of rheology modifiers. This Forum has something for everybody who has an interest in Formulation, from large producers, to small Industrial paints manufacturers and the companies that support them. This concentrated form of lecture programme will have many advantages to members and companies, Wednesday 28th October 2015, starting 1.00pm – 5.45pm, followed by buffet.

As attendance is restricted we recommend that you Register as soon as possible.  We expect good support from OCCA, and non-members.

PPG
Security Gate entrance
Bradford Road
Birstall Batley
West Yorkshire
WF17 9NS

12.00-12.30 – Check-in and safety induction at Security gate, (WF17 9NS). Then escort transfer to the Training and Visitor Centre 10-15 minute walk, if weather is fine.

13.00-17.45 – Technical Presentations, followed by buffet.

Prices: Members (OCCA) £26, Student/Retired Members: Free, Non-members £128

Earlybird deals until end of July and Table Top places for exhibitors are available 

DUE TO LIMITATIONS ON NUMBERS, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO BE ALLOWED ONTO PPG SITE. REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR THIS EVENT BY 26th OCTOBER. THERE WILL BE NO ENTRY ON THE DAY, SUBSTITUTIONS CAN BE MADE.

REGISTRATION LINK

Speakers:

Keynote Address, Professor Jim Guthrie, University of Leeds, “The importance of Rheology in coating formulation” Link

Steve Goodyer, Anton Paar Ltd, “Instrumentation and Measurement of Rheology” Link

Alan Guy, Safinah Ltd, “The Aspects of Rheology to consider for different application methods” Link

Harold Faber, Faber and Vanderende, “New Rheological additives for waterbased coatings compared to existing additives.” Link

Elementis, Udo Schonoff, Technical Service Manager “Novel high efficiency NISAT thickeners.” Link

Peter Lederhos, Evonik, “‘Thixing’ Rheology with Aerosil Fumed Silica” Link

Jeremy Green, Borica, “Developing Rheology in Aqueous Paints with Ti-Chelates” Link

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