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Team Up in Training with Blown and Cast Film Extrusion Experts

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"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people." Steve Jobs

People make our industry great and what makes the TAPPI Blown and Cast Film Extrusion Course so special. Presented by a large panel of highly qualified, esteemed industry professionals, this course will provide valuable insight into industry trends, troubleshooting, safety concerns, and updated equipment technologies. The presenters’ key learnings and perspective will make this course a valuable event to attend.    

This highly-anticipated training will occur on March 12 14, 2019 at the Andaz Savannah in Savannah, Georgia, USA and is ideal for:
Extrusion Engineers, Extrusion Supervisors, and Packaging Engineers
Extrusion Line Operators
R & D Personnel
Technical Service Personnel
Technical Directors, Superintendents, and Technical Assistants
Blown Film Converters
Cast Film Converters
Equipment and Resin Suppliers
Auxiliary Equipment Suppliers
   Process Engineers
   Quality Control Personnel
   Plant Managers
   Set-up Technicians
   Purchasing Managers

The course is an introductory-to-intermediate level training event providing information on basic resin and equipment technology (extruders and dies) that have applications in both blown and cast film applications, including detailed instruction about equipment and processes. 

The course schedule is jam-packed with exciting technical topics. 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

Take advantage of Early Bird Discounts now, as these will end on 2/11/19.  TAPPI members receive a discounted registration rates. Join or renew today at www.tappi.org/join. 

Tell your colleagues about this course and save more with group discounts! 


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