Leistritz to host annual Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop on Nov. 29-30, 2017

Leistritz will host its’ annual Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop on Nov. 29-30, 2017 Classroom sessions are supplemented by “hands-on” twin screw extrusion operating experience. A partial list of topics is as follows:

  • Co-rotating and counterrotating twin screw extrusion technology
  • Screw design and process techniques
  • Techniques for dispersive and/or distributive mixing
  • Devolatilization process techniques and practices
  • Scale-up of the twin screw extrusion process
  • Feeder and material handling for pellets, powders and liquids
  • Die and downstream system technologies
  • Process troubleshooting
  • Screw assembly and disassembly
  • Twin screw extruder maintenance tips and procedures

Interactive screw design and assembly session:

For an example of the interactive screw design and assembly session that will be integrated into the program:  http://www.alec-usa.com/tsr09-17.htm

“Hands-on” demonstrations at Leistritz NJ process laboratory will include:

  • Co-rotating and counterrotating twin screw extruders
  • Devolatilization via extrusion: ambient, vacuum assist, multi-stage
  • Downstream addition of fillers, fibers and additives
  • Direct sheet/film extrusion with gear pump front-end
  • Foam extrusion via supercritical injection

In addition to Leistritz staff, industry and academia will contribute to the program. 

Dates:  November 29-30, 2017

Price to attend: $800

Place:   Holiday Inn Clinton, NJ and Leistritz Process Laboratory

To register for this program e-mail sscovens@leistritz-extrusion.com or see this link: http://www.alec-USA.com/tsr09-17.htm 

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