SPE Extrusion Minitec

Thursday, June 14, 2018
IACMI Research Facility, 1400 Rosa Parks Blvd, Detroit, MI 48216

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
  • Compounding and Devolatilization via Twin Screw Extrusion: Theory, Tips and Test ResultsCharlie Martin, Leistritz
  • Screw Design for Polyolefin Resins and Smooth-Bore, Single Screw ExtrudersMark Spalding, Dow Chemical
  • What Causes Catastrophic Failures to ScrewsTim Womer, TW Womer and Associates
  • Troubleshooting and Optimizing Automotive Profile Extrusion Using SimulationJohn Perdikoulias, Compuplast International
  • Trends in Sheet and Film ExtrusionGary Donoian, Davis-Standard
12:00 PM Lunch
  • Development of Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPVs) from Devulcanized Scrap Rubber Costas Tzoganakis, University of Waterloo
  • Extruding of Polymeric Composites on a Single Screw — Process Set-point GuidelinesSteve Schick and Bruce Martin Wright, Teel Plastics
  • Using Reactive Extrusion Processing in the BioPlastics SpaceRamani Narayan, Michigan State University
  • Introduction to Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation & IACMI Scale-up Research Facility (SURF)Ray Boeman, IACMI
4:00 PM Tour of IACMI facilities
5:00 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 - SOLD OUT

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!