Webinar: Circular Economy of Plastics: How to make the most of mixed recycling streams

Thursday, April 8, 2021 / 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT / 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CEST

Single-use items make up a huge part of our plastics production today and thus also of our waste stream. On our way from a linear to a circular economy, mechanical recycling has been one of the solutions for many years. However, low prices of virgin materials in comparison to recyclates has hindered that advancement. As current legislation and public attention are pushing in this direction, we want to discuss how thermal analysis methods like Differential Scanning Calorimtry (DSC) and rheology can help identify and successfully process recyclates from mixed recycling streams.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • Identification of different materials in available recyclates using the NETZSCH products DSC + Identify database search
  • Crystallization behavior of a blend out of different packaging materials using DSC
  • Miscibility of such blends using rotational rheometry

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Presenter

Dr. Natalie Rudolph

Business Field Manager Polymer
NETZSCH-Gerätebau GmbH

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