Leistritz Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop

» Tipo de Evento: Jornada

» Lugar: New Jersey

» País: Estados Unidos

» Fecha Inicio: 04/12/2019

» Fecha Fin: 05/12/2019

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Leistritz Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop, December 4-5, 2019

Leistritz will host its' annual Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop on December 4-5, 2019 in NJ. As always, classroom sessions are supplemented by "hands-on" twin screw extrusion operating experience. A preliminary agenda is as follows:

Day 1, Dec. 4, 2019

8:30 am Opening remarks

  • Twin Screw Extrusion Theory, Tips and Test Results- Charlie Martin, Leistritz Extrusion

  • Twin Screw Extrusion Screw Design, Processing Guidelines and Scale-up- Bill Thiele, Leistritz Extrusion 

  • Design and Application of Twin Screw Extruder Screw Elements- Brian Haight, Leistritz Extrusion

  • Material Handling and Feed Systems for TSEs- Tom Symoniak, Schenck AccuRate 

  • Downstream Pelletizing Systems- Chris Case, Reduction Engineering Scheer 

  • Melt Filtration: Advances in Automatic Screen Changer Technology- Justin Marriott, Parkinson Technologies

  • Strengthening Your Extrusion & Compounding Operations with Intelligent Manufacturing- Willem Sundblad, Oden Technologies

3:30 pm Bus departs for Demo in Leistritz Lab, Somerville, NJ

6:00 pm Reception/dinner @ Holiday Inn

Day 2 - Twin Screw Workshop Nov 29, 2018

8:00 am Opening remarks

  • Auxiliary Equipment Update - Sean Doran, ACS Group 

  • Leading Edge Polymer-Graphene Composites Leading Edge Polymer-Graphene Composites- Tom Nosker, Rutgers University 

  • Integrating Gear Pumps into Twin Screw Extrusion Systems- Matt Upton, Witte Pumps

  • Devolatilization and Foaming in Twin Screw Extruders- Niloufar Faridi, Polymer Processing Institute 

  • Introduction to Polymer Rheology and Its Applications- Bill Desrosiers, Dynisco Polymer Test

  • In-Line Process Control in Extrusion Operations- Jaime Gomez, Equitech

  • Compounding Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs)- Sebastian Fraas, Leistritz Germany

  • Downstream Systems Overview- Augie Machado, Leistritz Extrusion

  • Tips for Optimizing Twin Screw Extrusion Bert Elliott, Leistritz Extrusion

  • Preventative Maintenance and Component Wear Theory- Bill Novak, Leistritz Extrusion

  • Distributive Processing via PLCs: Integrating TSEs with Diverse Subsystems- Pete Palmer, Wolock & Lott

Screw assembly/disassembly session

Workshop Conclusion 4:30 pm

"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

  • Pre-mix color masterbatch

  • 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.

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