InstructorBraulio Polanco
TypeOnsite Course
DateDec 3, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018
Time8 hours / Day
Place1203 Eden Road, York PA
Certificate80% of quiz marks
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We are the inventors of Scientific Extrusion. We are the first company to develop a data-driven systematic approach based on scientific principles that enable extrusion manufactures to produce high quality product consistently and effectively every time regardless of resin molecular weight variation.

Let us show you how to implement consistency into your process.

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Class Overview:

The Extrusion Master II Certification™ is a 5 days course consisting of 2 days classroom training, 2 day demonstration on an extrusion line, and 1 day final exam. During the 2 days classroom, participant will review the fundamentals of polymer science, practical polymer characterization and testing, extrusion screw designs, tooling qualification, downstream equipment, processing principals, Scientific Extrusion™, critical calibration, process validation guidelines (IQ, OQ PQ), Center-Lining Concept, optimum equipment cleaning, safety, and much more. On the second and fourth day, students will participate on a hands-on demonstration running the equipment and apply Scientific Extrusion™ using various challenging polymers. The last day is reserved for the final exam. Participants are required to pass the final exam with a grade of 80% or better in order to earn the Extrusion Master Certification™.

We are confident that with this training and following our systematic extrusion process you will be able to transform your extrusion operation from art to science. Consequently, it will provide a system that can consistently produce parts the meet specifications regardless of resin melt index variations, reduce scrap, significantly reduce setup time, improve capability, increase capacity, simplify validation method for single and multi-lumen medical tubing, enable implementation of consistent procedures that comply with FDA requirements, gain competitive advantage, improve employee knowledge and engagement.

What you should bring with you:
  1. Calculator
  2. Laptop Computer
What we provide:
  1. Course book containing all PowerPoint slides
  2. Notepad and pen
  3. Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  4. Certificate for those that pass the course
Course policy:
  • We reserve the right to cancel the class if less than 10 participant sign up for the class. In the event this happens, we will sign you up to the next available class or issue you a full refund.
  • In the event you need to cancel the course the following policy apply
    • 45 day before the course – 100% refund
    • 30 days before the course – 50% refund
    • 15 days before the course – 0% refund
Section 1Polymer Fundamentals
Lecture 1Polymer 101
Lecture 2Material Drying
Lecture 3Moisture Analysis
Lecture 4Polymer Characterization
Lecture 5Polymer Testing Equipment
Section 2Safety
Lecture 6Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
Lecture 7Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Lecture 8OSHA Requirements
Section Quiz
Section 3Demonstration
Lecture 9Polymer Testing Parameters
Lecture 10Polymer Drying Testing and Program
Lecture 11DOE Design
Section Quiz
Section 4Scientific Extrusion
Lecture 12Key Factor Affecting Viscosity
Lecture 13Scientific Extrusion
Lecture 14Die Gap vs. Pressure Dependence
Lecture 15Extrusion DOE
Section 5Process Validation
Lecture 16Equipment IQ Protocol
Lecture 17Equipment IQ Report
Lecture 18Process Validation Parameters
Lecture 19Process Validation OQ Protocol
Lecture 20Process Validation OQ Report
Lecture 21Process Validation PQ Protocol
Lecture 22Process Validation PQ Report
Section Quiz
Section 6Final Exam
Lecture 23
Section Quiz