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Plastics are probably the most versatile materials that human being has developed. This versatility is due in part to the ability of plastics to be mixed with a wide variety of substances that can give them new properties, such as: electrical and thermal conductivity, flame retardancy, foaming, transparency, impact resistance, rigidity, flexibility also including a possible cost reduction and future recycling.

In order to achieve these good properties, a correct mixing process is essential and this will depend on a current screw design, appropriate control process, the good selection of peripherals and the experience to solve the problems that appear during the compounds production.

Call open all year.

You will have fifteen days to complete the course from the moment you decide to start it.

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Registration period
Until 10 of December 2022 or full capacity

Date and Schedule

From 17th Jan to 16th Dec

Duration

10 class hours

Location

Online

Price

AIMPLAS members 440€

Non-members: 550€

Unemployed 440€
10% discount on the second attendee from the same company
10% discount if you register three weeks before the beginning of the course
Prices exempt from VAT

Objectives

  • Identify the essential concepts for optimum blending in each compound
  • Determine the most appropriate equipment for each blending process
  • Be able to design a new blending process and control the most important parameters in the production of a compound
  • Optimization of production

Who is it aimed at?

  • Technical staff of companies wishing to strengthen their knowledge in the field of compounding; plastic mixing, reinforcing and additivation in co-rotating twin screw extrusión

Programme

  • Introduction to compounding & Co-rotating Twin Screw Extruder
  • Screw design
  • Control process
  • Troubleshooting
  • Specific compounds production
  • Peripheral equipment

Open calls

From 17 of January 2022 to 16 of December 2022

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Methodology

  • The course has been designed to be made online through the AIMPLAS Plastics Academy website, so that those interested can take it in a flexible way, at any time and from anywhere.
  • The course is modular and consists of multimedia content developed by compounding experts.
  • A Q&A videoconference session with a maximum duration of one hour.
  • You will have fifteen calendar days to complete the course from the moment you decide to start it..

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