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Please find here the Program as a pdf file. Program EWS 2019


10th European Weathering Symposium EWS

(XXXIInd Colloquium of Danubian Countries on Natural and Artificial Ageing of Polymers)


Launched in 1967 by four relevant institutes from Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Yugoslavia, the Colloquia of Danubian Countries have been the only exclusive meetings in the field of natural and artificial weathering of polymers for now 57 years. Relaunched as EWS they have attracted a broader scope of attendees.

In the tradition of these colloquia, the EWS is a meeting point for experts from industry and academia to learn from each other. The main topics in 2019 were: 

  • Weathering of Polymeric Products, Plastics and Coatings
  • Spectral Sensitivity
  • Monitoring Sensors and Detection of Weathering Effects
  • Natural Weathering and Correlation Natural-Artificial Weathering
  • Artificial Exposure
  • Service Life Prediction
  • Photovoltaics





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