Loudon, Tennessee -- The (PFA) awarded the Herman Stone Technical Excellence Award to Encapsys's Jei McKinney for her presentation Art and Science of Micro-encapsulated Phase Change Materials.
The senior business development manager spoke at the PFA Fall general business meeting in November in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
McKinney's presentation explored micro-encapsulation technology in flexible polyurethane foam production.
Hall Analytical’s Nick Ordsmith was runner up with his presentation Final Report: Emissions Testing of Cured FPF for TCI/MDI.
Abstracts for the PFA Fall technical proceedings are available on the PFA website and include Controlled Pore Size in FPF Manufacturing by Tom Cushman, of Cushman Engineering, Consumer Research: Demand for Flame Retardants in Furniture by Chemtura’s Scott Houlahan, Understanding Pink Stain Testing by Tom Robataille from Lonza, Conversion of FPF Residues into Polyol on an Industrial Scale by Lyudmila Skokova from Baumer of America and How Maxfoam Machine Design Affects Pour Yield, Waste Reduction and Gross Margin from Per Henning Vaagen of Laader Berg.