SPE Extrusion Minitec

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, Marietta, GA 30064

Sponsored by SPE Extrusion Division

Don’t miss this high value, low cost technical seminar on single and twin screw extrusion theory, principles, tips and practices!

Anyone involved with plastics will benefit by attending!

REGISTER TODAY

Registration includes a SPE Minitec flash-drive, lunch and reception. Upon registration, a confirmation with logistical details will be sent.

 

Agenda

8:45 AM Opening Remarks
  • Integrated Manufacturing of Long Fiber Reinforced Recycled Thermoplastic Parts – John Muzzy, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Compounding Techniques for Highly Loaded Polymer Systems on Twin Screw Extruders – Alex Utracki, Coperion
  • Causes of Wear and Corrective Actions to Prevent Wear on the Single Screw Extruder – John Christiano, Davis-Standard
  • Auxiliary Equipment: Process Trends and Developments – Sean Doran, ACS Group
  • Application of Simulation Towards Solving/Avoiding Extrusion Challenges from a Screw and Die Perspective – Vijay Kudchadkar, Compuplast International
  • New Challenges and Solutions in Melt Filtration – Monika Gneuss, Gneuss
12:00 PM Lunch
  • Simulation of Extrudate Shape Distortion Including the Effect of Nonuniform Exit Velocity and Cooling Shrinkage – Mahesh Gupta, Kennesaw State University
  • Die Design Criteria and Developments for Film, Sheet and Coextrusion – Derek Ford, Cloeren
  • Profile-Tube Extrusion Die Design with Flow Simulation – Steve Schick, Teel Plastics
  • Real World Compounding Challenges – Tom McHouell, Polymers Center of Excellence
  • Processing Heat and Shear Sensitive Materials on Twin Screw Extruders: Theory, Tips and Test Results – Charlie Martin, Leistritz
4:30 PM Reception: Mix and meet with speakers, sponsors and attendees

Cost

  On or before June 7th After this date
Event Registration $200 $250
Student Registration $40 $40

Registration includes a SPE Minitec flash-drive, lunch and reception. Upon registration, a confirmation with logistical details will be sent.

Corporate Sponsorships

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available for $1000, which includes 1 registration and a 6’ tabletop display.

Questions?

Contact Charlie Martin: cmartin@leistritz-extrusion.com or +1 908.685.2333 Thanks in advance for supporting the SPE and our industry!