Performance Polymers

Welcome to BASF Tech Talk Space

Discover all the information and specifics regarding our CHINAPLAS 2024 Tech Talk right here.


Experience the thrill of our Tech Talk by joining us at our booth!

Our Tech Talk will be conducted in Chinese. No prior registration is required. Just come and join us at our BASF booth (number C42) in Hall 7.2 during CHINAPLAS.

You can find all Tech Talk recordings here (recordings are in Chinese only).

04/23/2024 11:00 - 11:30 am

Michael Sun.png

Ultramid® Expand, Polyamide-Based Particle Foam, Expand Your Ideas

Discover the remarkable capabilities of Ultramid® Expand, especially its superior performance under high temperatures. Our experts will unveil in-depth insights, demonstrate our advanced CAE support including particle filling and crash simulations, and guide you through the innovative journey of Ultramid® Expand.


  • Michael Sun: Senior Manager, Technical Development Engineering Plastics, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF

04/23/2024 12:45 - 01:15 pm

Jianbo and Clel.png

Mass Balance Ultramid® PA66 Made with Post Consumer Plastics Waste

This is the first time in Asia we are launching PA66 compounds via Mass Balance technology from post-consumer plastic waste, in order to meet not only the Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) reduction target but also to build up a circular economy concept by having feedstock from PCR resources.


  • Dr. Jianbo Lu: Sustainability & Furniture, Medical and Emerging applications, A-PMA/EM - Marketing EP Asia Pacific, BASF
  • Ciel Gao: Asia Pacific Technical Lead, Center-led Resin & Chemical, TE Connectivity

04/23/2024 01:30 - 02:00 pm

Eason and Jun.png

Innovation Collaboration in Future Solid State Battery Systems

BASF continuously develops high-performance material solutions for EV power battery technology. This is the first time we have co-created partnerships with leading companies in the Solid-State Battery (SSB) industry to introduce a range of lightweight, highly efficient thermal management, thermal runaway resistant, and recyclable materials. Grow together with New Energy Vehicle, Embrace low-carbon future.


  • Eason Wang: Senior Manager, Auto Drivetrain and E-Mobility Marketing, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF
  • Jun Sheng: Vice General Manager, Welion New Energy

04/23/2024 02:45 - 03:15 pm

Jennifer and Shouhua.png

Construction Empowers Future - Elastopir® Bio-mass Balance Solution

To meet BASF's sustainability target, Elastopir® from Performance Material upgrades to Bio-mass balance solutions. This upgrade not only maintains the original Elastopir® performance of superior fire resistance, outstanding thermal insulation, and good durability but also reduces carbon footprint by 100% replacing fossil-based material with sustainably sourced and certified renewable feedstock.​


  • Jennifer Liu: Senior Manager, Marketing, Commercial & Cold Chain, Construction, Performance Materials Asia Pacific
  • Shouhua Yin: Marketing, Wiskind Cold Chain Segment​

04/23/2024 03:30 - 04:00 pm

Ling Ge.png

BASF Additives Unlock the Potential of Mechanical Recycling

The presentation will address the key challenges when driving towards a circular economy of plastics and what essential parts are playing plastic additives in meeting the goals and standards for different applications such as rigid, flexible packaging, consumer goods, and automotive applications. BASF will share some key insights with best practice case studies on how to incorporate more recycled content, improve recyclate quality and what to look out for when re-using recycled plastic material.​


  • Dr. Ling Ge: Technical Manager​ Plastic Additive for Polyolefin​, BASF

04/24/2024 10:00 - 10:30 am

Felicity Mao and Kun Yu.png

Everybody Deserves Their Perfect Bottle

Beverage bottles made of Ultrason® P​


  • Felicity MaoBusiness Development, Ultrason® Greater China​, BASF
  • Kun Yu: Technical Sales Manager, Ultrason®, Greater China, BASF




04/24/2024 11:00 - 11:30 am

Jane Wang.png

Novel Rubber Protection by Innovative Antioxidant Solution

BASF’s antioxidants, Irganox®, Irgafos®, and Irgastab® IS series are used in rubber and latex applications. They provide excellent protection against thermal-oxidative degradation during production and storage, thus ensuring outstanding mechanical properties and excellent color stability of rubber. These properties improve the performance of the rubber and the finished goods and keep their quality consistent.​


  • Jane Wang: Technical Specialist​, Global Competence Center of Polymerization & Emulsion Technology​, Plastic Additives, Performance Chemicals, BASF

04/24/2024 12:15 - 12:45 pm

Carina Yang and Minghui Tang.png

BASF x Worldlight - Future of PV Frame Solution

Total solution of PU composite frame co-created by BASF and Worldlight for the future of the photovoltaic industry.


  • Carina Yang: Business Management PU, CASE & E-Mobility​, Performance Materials Asia Pacific​, BASF
  • Minghui Tang: CTO, Jiangsu Worldlight ​

04/24/2024 01:30 - 02:00 pm

Rita and Eason.png

FR and Orange Solutions for High Voltage Connector

In response to the rapid growth trend of the EV high-voltage connector market, BASF's flame retardant and orange engineering plastics products have been optimized and expanded, thanks to the leading formulation capabilities and close cooperation with local customers, the new PPA, PA, and PBT materials are meeting versatile technical needs in the field of high-voltage connectors.


  • Eason Wang: Senior Manager, Auto Drivetrain and E-Mobility Marketing, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF
  • Rita Sheng: Senior Manager, Regional Technical Development, Engineering Plastics, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF

04/24/2024 02:30 - 03:00 pm

Derek Tsui and James Han.png

Ultraform® Future Applications

  • New rules on PFAS free & Tribological​
  • Specialty Compounding: PRO Medical grades & Impact modified grades update​


  • Derek Tsui: Global Ultraform® Commercial Manager, Performance Materials, BASF​
  • James Han: Ultraform® Technical Development Manager, Performance Materials, BASF

04/24/2024 03:30 - 04:00 pm

image (4).png

Elastollan® Freeflex TPU for 3D Mesh Upholstery Application​

The presentation will discuss the various advantages of using our Elastollan® Freeflex material for baby upholstery products. BASF will share some key insights to demonstrate our technology providing a holistic view to end-users. ​


  • Dr. Zhuang Wei: Head of Sales Management, TPU China​, Performance Materials, Greater China​, BASF
  • Nicole Ye: Senior Manager, Sales, TPU China​, Performance Materials, Greater China​, BASF

04/25/2024 10:00 - 10:30 am

Yong and Xixi.png

BASF China and Autoliv China Cooperate on ‘Design-for-Recycling’ Polyurethanes (PU) Foam Technology


At CHINAPLAS 2024, BASF introduces an innovative ‘Design-for-Recycling’ polyurethanes (PU) foam technology enabling simplified and scalable recycling of PU foam. The recycled material, in turn, can be reintroduced into the ‘Design-for-Recycling’ foam formulation. Together with Autoliv CHINA, a leading global automotive supplier for steering wheels, BASF showcases steering wheels made with the ‘Design-for-Recycling’ foam solution containing recycled content at CHINAPLAS 2024.​



  • Dr. Yong Lu: Senior Manager, ​R&D Polyurethane Flexible & Specialty Foam, BASF
  • XiXi Wu: Senior Specialist Drive Unit, Autoliv​


04/25/2024 11:00 - 11:30 am

Luping Zhao.png

BASF High Productivity EP Solutions for Your Product with Better Competitiveness

This is the first time in Asia that we are launching these two high flowability and high productivity PA grades to address the industry trends on connectors with miniaturization and thin wall applications.


  • Luping Zhao: Senior Manager, Marketing, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF

04/25/2024 01:30 - 02:00 pm

HZ (Revised).png

Ultrasim® Celebrates 25 Years of Pioneering Simulations in Engineering Plastics and Polyurethane Foams

PU Foaming Simulation is a unique in-house simulation tool developed by the BASF Ultrasim® team. It allows visualization of the PU foaming process and prediction of potential defects, which helps both BASF and customer experts to track back the problems and come up with improved process settings. PU foaming simulation identifies critical aspects at an early stage of a project and thus can increase production efficiency for our customers.


  • Helen Zeng: CAE Manager, Simulation Engineering China, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF

04/25/2024 02:30 - 03:00 pm

Helena Yin and Dr. Lin Chen.png

Lightweight Ultramid® Polyamide for Smart Glasses

As technology continues to evolve, so too does our quest for innovation in wearable devices. Imagine smart glasses that not only enhance our vision but also redefine comfort and functionality through the use of advanced materials.

In this session, we delve into the fascinating world of lightweight polyamide and its transformative role in shaping the future of smart eyewear. From its unparalleled properties to its seamless integration with cutting-edge technology, join us as we explore the limitless possibilities unlocked by this remarkable material. Get ready to embark on a journey where innovation meets practicality, and where the future of smart glasses becomes clearer, lighter, and more exciting than ever before.


  • Helena Yin: Senior Manager, Segment Marketing, Consumer Electronics, Power Tools and Appliances, Engineering Plastics, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF
  • Dr. Lin Chen: Senior Manager, R&D, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF


04/25/2024 03:30 - 04:00 pm

Johnny Qi.png

Thermoplastic Solution in High-Voltage Switch Cabinet

The long-term safe operation for high-voltage switchgear is not only related to the product insulation structure design, but the comprehensive performance of the insulation materials used is particularly critical.

Compared with traditional thermoset materials, high-performance thermoplastic polymers have been proven to be a more ideal and advanced insulation protection solution for high-voltage switches due to their ultra-high mechanical strength, excellent electrical insulation properties, better reliability in harsh environments, superior easy processing and high freedom for part design.


  • Johnny Qi: Application Development Manager, Performance Materials Greater China, BASF