Free 1/2 day Leistritz Extrusion Seminar @ Univ. Wisconsin-Madison, Nov. 11th

Dear extrusion colleague:

You’re invited to a free ½ day Leistritz Extrusion Seminar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Friday, Nov. 11th from 9 am until 12:00 noon.  The agenda is as follows:

9:00am-12:00pm        TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS:

  • Twin Screw Extrusion Theory, Tips and Test Results- Charlie Martin, President, Leistritz Extrusion
  • Extrusion Related Research at the Polymer Engineering Center- Professor Tim A. Osswald, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tooling Design and Development: What Works Best for Various Polymer Families- Steve Schick, Director of New Product Development, Teel Plastics
  • Modeling Chemical Foaming in Extrusion Processes–  Joel Lischefski, Teel Plastics

Technical presentations include special emphasis on:

–      Compounding, devolatilization and reactive extrusion via Twin Screw Extruders (TSEs)

–      Direct extrusion of film, sheet, tubing/profiles and foamed parts

–      Specialty value added reclaim technologies via TSEs

–      Atypical extrusion systems

12:00pm                     BOX LUNCH

1:00pm-2:00pm         Tour of the UW-Madison extrusion laboratory facility, including:

–    Leistritz Micro-27 modular/multi-mode twin screw extrusion system

–    Various single screw extrusion systems for films and profiles

–    Injection molding and analytical instruments

–    Other type specialty extrusion equipment

To register please fill out and return the attached registration form or simply e-mail Sarah Scovens @

A confirmation with event details will follow.  We suggest you register asap as space is limited.

We look forward to seeing you at this high-tech event!

Kind regards,
Sarah Scovens
(908) 685-2333, x614

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