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World Congress on Textile Coating, WCTC

February 11, 2021 - February 19, 2021

The first online edition of World Congress on Textile Coating


Conference program

SESSION ONE: 11 February 2021 12:00pm – 13:30 GMT

Industry and market trends

• A review of 2020 and the implications for the future of the industry – Adrian Wilson, Conference Chair UK

• Using a cohesive supply chain to develop new concepts and ideas – Joe Poterala, Mascoe Coating Systems/Gaston Coating Systems USA

• Sponsored presentation and Q&A hosted by JX Nippon ANCI SAS (France)


SESSION TWO: 13:30 – 16:00 GMT

Novel applications for coated and laminated textiles

• Haptic cushion coatings – Thomas Schmidt, Huafeng China

• Silicones for the textile industry: applications and advantages – Magali Puillet, Elkem Silicones FR France

• Colloidal silica and percentage play for optimum purchase in textile coating – Paul E. Smith, Advanced Flexible Composites Inc USA

Q&A Forum One & Two


SESSION THREE: 12 February 2021 12:00pm – 16:25 GMT

Machinery, equipment and processes for coating and laminating

• Digital dyeing technology – Per Stenflo, imogo AB Sweden

• A novel plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition technology for hydrophobic/oleophobic durable coatings – Grégory Arnoult, AGC Plasma Technology Solutions/Unitex Belgium

• Magnet roller coating: a versatile coating system for coating and minimal applications of textiles and nonwovens – Jürgen Hanel, Monforts Germany

• Fibroline S-Preg: a new technology for powder coating – Joric Marduel, Fibroline France

• Sponsored presentation and Q&A hosted by Lamberti SpA (Italy)

• Tactile sensation analyser – Alexander Grüner, emtec Electronic GmbH Germany

• Next generation dyeing and finishing technologies for a connected low-carbon future – Simon Kew, Alchemie Technology UK

Q&A Forum Three


SESSION FOUR: 18 February 2021 12:00pm – 15:55 GMT

The impact on industry and its response to the global pandemic

• A novel finishing process for nanoparticle binding to a textile interface for improved antiviral performance against Covid-19 – Patrick Cronin, Mica NanoTech Ltd Ireland

• Durable transparent treatment that can kill the novel coronavirus – Tom Sam, Affix Labs Finland

• Anti-viral coatings for filters – Seamus Curran, University of Houston USA

• Sponsored presentation and Q&A hosted by imogo AB (Sweden)

• The sonochemical coating of textiles with antiviral nanoparticles – Aharon Gedanken, Bar-Ilan University Israel

• Making personal protective equipment safe and sustainable – Thomas Willers, Krüss GmbH Germany

Q&A Forum Four


SESSION FIVE: 19 February 2021 12:00pm – 15:55 GMT

Environmental issues

• From the fabric to the finishing: an all-round approach to the sustainable production of artificial leather with waterborne bio-based polyurethane dispersions – Gabriele Costa/Riccardo Caprifoglio, Lamberti SpA Italy

• How to be sustainable in the new European scenario: FAITGREEN experience – Davide Visentin, Fait Plast SpA Italy

​• Energy-efficient drying technology for textile manufacturing – Kai K. O. Bär adphos Digital Printing GmbH Germany

• Sponsored presentation and Q&A hosted by Weitmann & Konrad GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

• A water-saving hybrid manufacturing approach for functionalizing technical textiles – Heike Illing-Günther, STFI Germany

• Reinforcement and enhancement of composites through cross-laminated nettings made from renewable raw material – Harry Albus, JX Nippon Anci SAS France

Q&A Forum Five


February 11, 2021
February 19, 2021


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