Schedule of Events

August 16 - 18, 2022 | Neenah, WI

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Course Schedule

Tuesday, August 16

8:00 - 8:15     Welcome TAPPI Antitrust

8:15 - 9:15     1- Product Structure-Putting it All Together
Carmelo Declet-Perez, Dow Chemical

9:15 – 10:00   2- Extrusion Coating of Polyethylene
Kelly Frey, Chevron Phillips

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 10:45 3- Extrusion Coating of Polyethylene
Kelly Frey, Chevron Phillips

10:45 – 11:45 4- Specialty Resins for Extrusion Coating
Nick Strugis, Dow Chemical

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch Provided

12:45 – 2:00   5- Fundamental Concepts of Extrusion Design
Lou Piffer, Davis Standard

2:00 – 2:15     Break

2:15 – 3:30     6- Co-Extrusion and Feed Block Technology
Olivier Catherine, Cloeren Incorporated

3:30 – 4:15     7- Extrusion Coating Dies
Sam Iuliano, Extrusion Dies Ind., LLC

5:00 – 7:00      Reception and Table Top Exhibits

Wednesday, August 17th

8:00 – 8:05    Welcome TAPPI Antitrust

8:05 – 8:45 8- Pneumatic Conveying Technologies: Practical Guide for the Plastics Industry
Joe Lutz, Pelletron

8:45 – 9:45 9-The Theory & Practice of Extruder System Purging
Carmelo Declet-Perez, Dow

9:45 – 10:00 Break

10:00 – 11:00 10- Extrusion Coating Substrates
Jim Lush, Celplast Metallized Products

11:00 – 11:45 11- Managing Corona & Plasma Systems
Arron Hootkin, Enercon Industries

11:45- 12:45   Lunch on your own

12:45 – 1:30 12- Flame & Ozone Treatment for Extrusion Coating Applications
Arron Hootkin, Enercon Industries

1:30 - 2:30   13- Chemical Primers- What, Why & How
Rob Hammond, MICA Corporation

2:30 - 2:45   Break

2:45 – 3:30   14- Online Measurement for Extrusion Coating
Ted Schnackertz, NDC Infrared Engineering

3:30 - 4:15    15- Rheology and Hot-Stage Testing
Vipul Padman, Clopay

6:00 – 10:00  Evening Event at The Howard

Thursday, August 18

8:00 – 8:05    Welcome TAPPI Antitrust

8:05 – 9:00    16- Chemical Primers Troubleshooting
Rob Hammond, MICA Corporation

9:00 – 9:45    17- Defect Camera System for Extrusion Coating
Jochen Koenig, Schenk Vision

9:45 – 10:15   Break

10:15 – 11:00 18- Gel Troubleshooting
Lou Piffer, Davis Standard

11:00 – 11:45 19- Extrusion Processing, Safety & Troubleshooting
Joe Bly, Westlake

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch Provided

12:45 – 1:45   20- Challenges of Web Handling and Winding
TBD

1:45 – 2:00     Break

2:00 – 3:00     21- Case Studies in Applying Web Handling and Winding
TBD

3:00 - 3:15      Turn in evaluations/hand out certificates and end