SPE Extrusion Minitec+

Sponsored by the Extrusion Division

May 1–2, 2019

Polymers Center, Charlotte, NC.

 

Attend Day 1 only, Day 2 only or both together for a great learning experience!

 

Agenda

Day 1 Technical presentations on general extrusion theory:

  • single screw extrusion theory and design
  • twin screw extrusion theory and design
  • die and downstream technology for film, sheet and tube/profile
  • auxiliary equipment trends and developments
  • extrusion trends, tips and developments
  • demonstration assembly/disassembly of a co-rotating twin screw extruder screw set
  • tour of Polymer Center, see https://polymers-center.org
  • reception/mixer

Day 2 Extrusion of PET and PLA formulations:

  • single and twin-screw modifications for PET and PLA
  • auxiliary extrusion equipment targeted to PET and PLA
  • upstream material handling
  • melt rheology comparisons for PET and PLA formulations
  • specialty post-industrial and post-consumer reclaim systems
  • specialty “hot button” topics
 

Presentations will be given by industry experts from the SPE Extrusion Division Board, industry and academia. A detailed agenda will be available on or about February 1, 2019.

 

Corporate sponsorships/tabletop displays: A limited # (12) sponsorships are available on a 1st come basis for only $1000, which includes a no charge registration for the entire event.

 
 

Cost

Cost to register: On or before April 5th After April 5th
Day 1 (May 1st) $250 $300
Day 2 (May 2nd) $250 $300
Both days (May 1-2) $400 $500
Corporate Sponsorship (Limit 12) Sponsorships are available on a 1st come basis for only $1000, which includes a 6 ft tabletop display and 1 no charge registration for the entire event.
 

A confirmation will be sent with logistical details.

 

Questions

Conference Chair: Charlie Martin at cmartin@leistritz-extrusion.com