Contact Details
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Medical Polymers & Processing Technology

Course Dates

9th May, 2018 - 11th May, 2018 (3 days)

€1095 per person
.(10% discount for Plastic Ireland/Ibec members) including course manual, lunch and refreshments.

Dates:  To be advised

Day 1
– FDA Material Requirements
– Polyolefins inc, material properties, designing and processing with Olefins.
(PP, HDPE, LDPE & related materials)
– Styrinic materials inc, material properties, designing and processing with Styrinics.
(PS, HIPS, SAN, ABS, ASA, K-Resin & related materials)
– PVC based materials inc, plasticisers, stabilisers, fillers, compounding and application technology

Day 2
– Other Plastics Materials inc, Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (plus explanation of TPE technology / material science)
– Polycarbonate and PMMA (Acrylic)
– PTFE based materials and explanation of processing technology
– Multi Layer material Technology inc, over-moulding technology, layered extruded materials, etc.

Day 3
– Moulding & processing inc, all-electric machine technology, micro-moulding technology, multi-layer extrusion technology, etc.
– Assessing processing output natural working variance inc, SPC, causes of output variance, raw material handling, processing trial work and report writing to Expert Witness standard.
– Inspection of new moulded components, explanation of product design, material and processing defects (specific to Olefins and Styrinics in particular).

Those working in the medical supply industry, inc, production engineers, product engineers, processing technicians, tool and product design engineers, development engineers, etc.

7  Centre  Court, Blyry Business and Commercial Park, Athlone.

The course commences at 9.15 am and finishes at 5.00 pm each day for the three days

The successful completion of this programme by the learner does not lead to an award, but a certificate of attendance is issued to each participant.

Safety Shoes – Required on this course

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