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This six-part series kicks off September 15 and each series installment is held during the morning (ET), twice a month on Wednesday, through November 17.

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Grow Your Product Awareness and Knowledge

This convenient and informative course is designed for introductory employees, young professions or established professionals needing a refresh. TAPPI’s Extrusion Coating Course covers the FULL extrusion process -- not a college textbook course.

Learn extrusion coating from a work perspective.

Instructors will present live and attendees will be able to interact and ask questions.


Learn the latest on some of the industry's most pressing topics including:


​Course Schedule

Wednesday, September 15

9:30 – 10:30 Product Structure-Putting it All Together
Carmelo Declet-Perez, Dow / Scott Weber Lyondellbasell (Equistar)

10:30 – Noon Extrusion Coating of Polyethylene
Kelly Frey, Chevron Phillips

 

Wednesday, September 29


9:30 – 10:30 Specialty Resins for Extrusion Coating
Nick Sturgis, Dow Chemical

10:30 – 11:30 Fundamental Concepts of Extrusion Design
Lou Piffer, Davis Standard

11:30 – 12:15 Pneumatic Conveying Technologies
Joe Lutz, Pelletron

 

Wednesday, October 13


9:30 – 10:15 Co-Extrusion and Feed Block Technology
Christine Ronaghan, Cloeren Incorporated

10:15 – 11:00 Extrusion Coating Dies
Sam Iuliano, Extrusion Dies Ind. LLC

11:00 – noon The Theory & Practice of Extruder Purging
Carmelo Declet-Perez, Dow

 

Wednesday, October 27


9:30 – 10:30 Extrusion Coating Substrates
Darrel Landry, MICA

10:30 – 11:15 Managing Corona & Plasma Systems
Tom Gilbertson, Enercon Industries

11:15 – noon Flame & Ozone Treatment for EC Applications
Rory Wolf, Pillar Technologies

 

Wednesday, November 10


9:30 – 10:30 Chemical Primers- What, Why, How & Troubleshooting
Rob Hammond, MICA

10:30 – 11:00 Rheology and Hot-Stage Testing
Vipul Padman, Clopay

11:00 – 12:30 Challenges of Web Handling and Winding
Duane Smith, Davis Standard

 

Wednesday, November 17


9:30 – 10:15 Gel Troubleshooting
Lou Piffer, Davis Standard

10:15 – 11:00 Extrusion Processing, Safety & Trouble Shooting
Joe Bly, Westlake Chemical

11:00 – 11:30 Online Measurement
Ted Schnackertz, NDC Infrared Engineering

11:30 – Noon Defect Camera System for Extrusion Coating
Jochen Koenig, Schenk Vision