First PPXX abstract book published

PVC pipe conference to link innovation with sustainability
Molecor major sponsor for PPXXI
PVC pipe conference to link innovation with sustainability
Molecor major sponsor for PPXXI

Plastic Pipes XXI in Buena Vista, Florida, USA, is going to be another very exciting event for the global PVC pipe value chain. The first preliminary abstract book for PPXXI has just been published, and so far a significant number of PVC-related papers have been accepted for oral presentations:

How an Industry Lead PVC Plastic Pipes Recycling Scheme Can Change Perceptions, Educate, and Provide Valuable Insights for a More Sustainable Solution
Cindy Bray – Plastics Industry Pipe Association of Australia Limited, North Lakes, Australia
PVC-U Pipes: Optimal Extrusion Conditions for a 100+ Year Design Lifetime
Joaquin Lahoz – Centro de Ensayos, Innovación y Servicios, Móstoles (Madrid), Spain
Critical Quality Control of Post Consumer Recycled PVC
Shane Harton – C.W. Brabender Instruments, Inc., South Hackensack, United States of America
Results of a 2022 Comprehensive Study of Water Main Performance in the USA and Canada
Steven L. Barfuss – Utah Water Research Laboratory, United States of America
“IF” (Interference) – screw technology
Rainer Vießmann - Hans Weber Maschinenfabrik, Kronach, Germany
Microplastics and Plastic Pipes
Peter Sejersen & Lud Debever – TEPPFA aisbl, Brussels, Belgium
Simulation Driven Optimization of Spigot Bevels
Guido Quesada – Simulation Driven Engineering SRL, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Lifecycle Cost Benefits of PVC-U Pipes in Europe
Alessandro Marangoni – Althesys Strategic Consultants, Milano, Italy
New Cradle-to-Gate Data for the Production of Fossil PVC in Europe
Vincent W. Stone – European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers, Brussels, Belgium
Fracture Mechanics as a Tool for the Assessment of the Degree of Gelation of U-PVC Pipes
Antonio Rodolfo Jr. – Braskem S/A, Brazil
Thermoforming Process for Sockets Integrated With Rieber System in Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pipes for Pressurized Water Distribution
Orlando Martinez & Giorgio Tabanelli – SICA S.p.A., Cotignola, Italy
The Brazilian PVC Pipe Association Quality Assurance Program: 30+ Years of Success
Luciana Oriqui & Mauro Adamo Seabra – Associação Brasileira dos Fabricantes de Materiais para Saneamento – ASFAMAS-PVC, Brazil
Antonio Rodolfo Jr. – Braskem S/A, Brazil
Selection and Evaluation of Organotin Stabilizer Chemistries for PVC and CPVC Pipe and Fitting Systems
Bob Smith – PMC Organometallix, United States of America
How PVC Pipes Can Contribute to Food Safety in the World’s Mega-Cities
Tobias Johnsen & Ole Grøndahl Hansen – PVC Information Council Denmark
Marianne Mikkelsen – Garden to Connect, Denmark
PVC-O DN1200 (48”): The Most Sustainable Solution for Transporting Water Under Pressure Up to 25 Bar (305 PSI) of Pressure
Ignacio Muñoz – Molecor, Spain
Application for Geolocating Water Networks
Dolores Herran – Molecor, Spain

PVC papers for poster presentations

VinylPlus 2030 Commitments for PVC Pipes
Vincent W. Stone – VinylPlus, Brussels, Belgium
Meeting the European Nordic Quality Requirements for PVC Pipes with Recycled Material
Tobias Johnsen – WUPPI A/S, Denmark
Hydraulic Roughness Coefficient Testing of PVC Pipe
Steven L. Barfuss – Utah State University, United States of America