Event Details

Join us for a 2-day, live and in-person "Introduction to PVC" course that will be hosted at Sasol's Polymer Testing Facility in Modderfontein, Johannesburg.

Presented by industry experts, the course content will cover the following:

  • Overview of the local and global PVC industry
  • Manufacturing process of PVC resin
  • PVC grades, properties and testing explained
  • How PVC heat stabilisers and lubrication works
  • Other PVC additives
  • Recycling of PVC
  • etc.


  • Oct 12, 2023

  • Oct 13, 2023

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Introduction to the SA Vinyls Association
9:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Overview of the Vinyl Industry
A snapshot of the global African and South African PVC industries
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Polymer Basics & Vinyl Manufacturing Processes
An explanation of how PVC is manufactured
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
SASOL Polymers Vinyl Grades
Physical Properties & Testing
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Coffee & tea break
11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
Vinyl mixing, processing & conversion
12:25 PM - 1:00 PM
Vinyl additives, conversion & applications
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
My Walk Made with Soul
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
SAVA's Product Stewardship Commitment




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Student ticket

Special discounted price for students (student number and card must be displayed)

Standard Price R 1,300
SAVA Members

Special discount for SAVA members: R1500 + VAT

Standard Price R 1,500
Non-SAVA members

R2000 + VAT for the two days. Includes course material, lunch and refreshments.
Excludes accommodation.

Standard Price R 2,000



Pressburg Road 22
Lethabong, Gauteng, South Africa

If you have any questions please contact Monique Holtzhausen

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