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ProEx 1 Extrusion

Paulson’s new, comprehensive, real-world ProEx 1 Extrusion seminar offers immediately actionable training for extrusion production floor personnel at any level of experience. You will leave this extrusion class with practical, immediately useful knowledge and skills, plus a thorough understanding of approaching the extrusion process from a scientific point of view.

This class will cover the following topics (and much more) and also has a written test on the 4th day to allow students to gain their ProEx 1 Certification:

  • The Single Screw Extruder: Parts and Operation
  • The Structure of Plastic Raw Materials
  • The Characteristics of Plastics for Extrusion
  • Effects of Pressure, Temperature, and Flow
  • Optimizing Extruder Controls
  • Safety, Pre-Start, and Start-Up Procedures
  • Steady-State Operation, Shutdown, and Maintenance Procedures
  • Single Screw Extruder Troubleshooting
  • Plant Management Topics
  • Twin Screw and Sheet Extrusion Review
  • Each day there is time set aside for team discussion, problem solving, and one-on-one with the instructor

Cost to attend: $1,595*

*Discounts available: Any company sending multiple attendees from one company to the same class is eligible for $100 off for every additional person from the company who attends.

Anyone in the extrusion manufacturing industry who wants to increase their understanding of the principles of extrusion and wants a scientific background for approaching their extrusion production floor, including extrusion operators, technicians, engineers – and novice or seasoned extrusion veterans.

Available ProEx 1 Extrusion Dates

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Dan McWilliams comes to the Plastics Academy with forty years of experience in the plastics industry. Read More

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