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Momentive to Present Solutions for Thermally Conductive Plastics at Plastics Industry Conf.

Published on 2015-02-23. Author : SpecialChem

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS (MPM), the world's largest manufacturer of Boron Nitride, will be presenting its solutions for use in thermally conductive plastics at the Polymer Compounding for Innovations in Plastics Industry conference taking place in Atlanta, GA (USA) on September 24-25, 2014. Dr. Chandrashekar (Chandra) Raman will speak on “Innovative Ways to Increase Thermal Conductivity and Sell Plastics to Replace Metal” during Session I: Delivering a KEY Property to Plastic Formulation on September 24, 2014.

The event is a 2-day conference about polymer compounding for innovations in the plastics industry. This year, the theme of the conference is “Polymer Compounding for Sustained Innovations in Plastics Industry” to stay updated on the newest trends and technical advances.

In this context, Momentive will promote their range of Boron Nitride (BN) powders and hybrid polymer modifiers developed for use in thermally conductive plastics to enable good thermal performance, design/color freedom, high durability and weight savings as well as electrical insulation. They will show how plastics containing their powders can perform versus metal in various heat sink geometries.

Dr. Raman is Global Application Development Leader at Momentive Performance Materials. In his current role, Dr. Raman is leading a team of application development engineers while continuing to work closely with Momentive's customers to support their development efforts to grow the market for thermally conductive plastics.

Please visit the Momentive Boron Nitride center for detailed information about their offering and guidelines for problem solving.

About Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC (“Momentive”) is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. Its technology portfolio delivers tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of its customers around the world. Momentive was formed in October 2010 through the combination of entities that indirectly owned Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. The capital structures and legal entity structures of both Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc., and their respective subsidiaries and direct parent companies, remain separate. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. file separate financial and other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Momentive is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC.

Source: Momentive

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