It’s a Wrap!

It's a Wrap!

Start off your near year with the resolution to further your personal growth and training by attending the Blown and Cast Film Extrusion Course. Presented by a distinguished panel of industry experts, this comprehensive training covers the entire flexible packaging and extrusion coating processes from pellets to packaging.

Back by popular demand and revamped to meet today’s specific growing technological needs, the course will feature instructors sharing their experience, safety concerns, troubleshooting tips, and updated equipment technologies.

The course will be held March 12 – 14, 2019 at the Andaz Savannah in Savannah, Georgia, USA and is ideal for a variety of professionals such as:

  • Extrusion Engineers, Extrusion Supervisors, and Packaging Engineers
  • Extrusion Line Operators
  • R & D Personnel
  • Equipment and Resin Suppliers
  • Auxiliary Equipment Suppliers
  • Process Engineers
  • Plant Managers
  • Purchasing Managers

The course schedule for this introductory-to-intermediate level course includes lessons on basic and comprehensive resin and equipment technology that have applications in both blown and cast film applications. New topics include PE Plastomer Resins for Film, as there are growing applications in dispersible films (laundry detergent pods, etc.), as well as a segment on Rheology and Hot Stage Microscopy.  

Attendees will learn to:

  • Understand properties and processing issues of various film resins
  • Identify capabilities, specifications, and limitations of various film extrusion & winding equipment components
  • Think of the equipment and resin requirements for differing co-extrusion applications
  • Consider how to approach processing problems and gel issues during extrusion
  • Recognize film surface treatment options available to converters and when to apply them
  • Explain the process requirements for making cast and blown film structures
  • Understand terminology, general theory, and troubleshooting techniques used in designing extrusion screws
  • Address safety concerns in extrusion processes

Register today and save on Early Bird Discounts which end 2/11/19. TAPPI members receive additional discounts on registration. Join or renew today at www.tappi.org/join. Share with your colleagues about this course and save more with group discounts

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