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June 2022
Jun 01
June 01, 2022
Side Feeding Technology

The basic techniques for optimizing the capacity of side feeders is presented in this webinar. While various aspects of side feeding have been described in previous webinars, all of these concepts are assembled into a single presentation for a deep dive on this topic: side feeding position (L/D), proper venting and extruder screw design. Tips for maximizing side feeding efficiency and a troubleshooting guide are also included in the webinar presentation.

Jun 21
June 21, 2022
SPE TOPCON Conference
Hilton Nashville Green Hills, 3801 Cleghorn Ave
Nashville, TN 37215 United States

Learn the latest theories, tips and technologies to extrude precision parts!Look around, the world is filled with products that are the result of precision extrusion! To make these parts a…

July 2022
Jul 06
July 06, 2022
Extruder Instrumentation and Control Systems

The presentation will provide an overview of basic extruder instrumentation, alarms and interlocks and will cover control system architecture, PLC platforms (e.g. AB, Siemens), communication protocols, recipe management and data acquisition. Integration of related upstream and downstream auxiliary equipment will also be covered in this informative presentation.

August 2022
Aug 03
August 03, 2022
Screw and Barrel Wear Measurement

This webinar will explain the procedures for conducting wear measurements on extruder screws and barrels which should be an integral part of your preventive maintenance program. Techniques and tooling are described for obtaining an accurate picture of the condition of your machine, critical for proactive replacement of components prior to failure. A review of wear tolerances will also be presented. This is a must-see webinar for all maintenance personnel involved with extrusion.

WEBINARS

Jun 01
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Side Feeding Technology
Jul 06
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Extruder Instrumentation and Control Systems
Aug 03
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Screw and Barrel Wear Measurement
Sep 07
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Understanding Extruder Barrel Metallurgy
Oct 05
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Understanding Screw Element Metallurgy
Nov 02
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Extrusion Tools, Tips and Tricks
Dec 07
8:00 am - 9:00 am
The Compounding Extruder of the Future

EXTRUSION KNOWLEDGE CENTER

Looking for a solution to your processing problem? Want to learn more about screw design? Need training material for your maintenance staff?

The CPM Extrusion Knowledge Center (EKC) is an online library containing more than fifty (50) one-hour training webinars on virtually every aspect of twin-screw extrusion available for downloading or streaming on-demand.