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Plastics: Single Screw Extrusion: The Extruder

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Course Format
Advantage™  
Advantage
Product ID
arsseext
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
0.0
Training Time ?
37 to 74 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
Required Plugins
MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
35
Quiz Questions
27
Interactive Producer
A. Routsis
Original Content Producer
A. Routsis Associates
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Overview

This training is the first in a series of eight programs designed to provide training for anyone working in a production environment. The programs each use 3D animation and actual production footage to demonstrate complex concepts. Important safety precautions are stressed throughout these courses.

"Single Screw Extrusion: The Extruder" discusses the drive system of the extruder including the motor and gearbox, introduces the material feed systems used in Single Screw Extrusion, covers the entire screw and barrel assembly including screw design and venting, and presents the die and adaptor and the extruder's control system.

Tailored for Single Screw Extruders, these training courses provide specific information for all extruders from blown film to profile extrusion. Whether you use single stage or vented extruders, the information will relate to the equipment, materials, and processes operating at your facility.

This training series with help teach any employee the concepts relating to the machine, material, process, quality, startup, shutdown, problem solving, material handling as well as the correct terminology associated with Single Screw Extrusion.

This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
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Audience

For all personnel involved in Single Screw Extrusion

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Drive System
  • Feed System
  • Screw and Barrel
  • Adaptor and Die
  • Control System
Intended Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Identify the five major systems of an extruder.
  • Know the functions that the Feed System must perform.
  • Identify the components associated with the barrel and how the screw functions.
  • Know the adaptor's job and the two major functions of the die.
  • Identify which settings can be monitored and adjusted using the Control System.

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