Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC)

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is holding its Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC 2017) next week, May 8-10, 2017, in Anaheim, California. Several Exponent practices, including Polymer Science and Materials Chemistry, Materials Corrosion Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Statistical Data Sciences, will be well-represented at the conference and presenting publications in the areas of Polymer Fractography, Polymer Degradation and Stability, and Additive Manufacturing.

Exponent Presentations

Optimizing 3-D Printed Components: A Methodological Approach to Assessing Printed Parameters on Tensile Properties co-authored by Steven Kreuzer, Chris Page, Farzana Ansari, Heather Watson, David Eason, and Elham Hamed – Monday, May 8, 3:30-4:00pm
Rapid Photo-Oxidation of UV-Stabilized Polypropylene Fiber Due to an External Antagonist co-authored by Davis Lee and Scott Seidel – Tuesday, May 9, 3:00-3:30pm
Fractography of Amorphous Polymers co-authored by Farzana Ansari, Chris Lyons, and Steven MacLean – Wednesday, May 10, 9:30-10:00am

In addition, other Exponent staff will be actively engaged in technology forums, divisional board meetings, committee meetings in the areas of medical devices, failure analysis prevention and structure/property relationships throughout the conference. The array of activities planned for the week will provide ample opportunities for Exponent to showcase its talents, network with existing clients, market, to new client prospects and recruit top talent for the firm. More detailed information on ANTEC 2017 can be found on the event website.