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Plastics: Single Screw Extrusion: Startup / Shutdown

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Advantage™  Advantage™
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34 to 68 minutes
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Standard Definition
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IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
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Quiz Questions
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A. Routsis
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Startup, Changeovers, and Shutdown training provides common procedures to start-up and shut-down an extruder, details both upstream and downstream changeovers, covers die, material, and color change considerations, and stresses the importance of safety and cleanliness.

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 helps 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.

Advantage™ 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

For all personnel involved in Single Screw Extrusion.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Startup: Part 1
  • Startup: Part 2
  • Changeovers
  • Materials Change
  • Shutdown
  • Cleanup
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Know how to properly startup a single screw extruder.
  • Know how to properly startup a single screw extruder.
  • Know how to properly prepare for and execute a changeover.
  • Know what to do when changing materials.
  • Know how to properly shutdown a single screw extruder.
  • Know what tools to use when cleaning different extruder components.

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