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Blown Film Extrusion Seminar
by Dr. Kirk Cantor

October 20-22, 2021

Wed: 8:00 - 4:30
Thu: 8:00 - 4:30
Fri: 8:00 - 3:00

D. R. Joseph, Inc.
921 W. Harris Rd.
Arlington, Texas, 76001

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4001 Scots Legacy Dr
Arlington, TX 76015
Phone: (817) 467-7756

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Arlington, TX 76015
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Arlington, Texas 76015
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711 Highlander Boulevard
Arlington, Texas 76015
Phone: (817) 465-5599

For Seminar Questions contact: Chris Rauwendaal 530-269-1082 or chris@rauwendaal.com

About the Seminar

This three-day program provides a broad overview of blown film extrusion, including materials, hardware, and processing methods. In addition to the classroom sessions, there will be hands-on workshops each day. Upon completion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:

What the attendees will learn

Who should attend

Testimonials from previous courses

Course Description
  • Introduction to Blown Film Extrusion
  • Extrusion Fundamentals Overview
    • Safety
    • Hardware Systems
    • Inside the Extruder
  • Blown Film Materials
    • Polymer Overview
    • Rheology
    • Film Properties
  • Blown Film Hardware
    • Equipment
    • Bubble Geometry
    • Cooling
    • Line Control
  • Blown Film Processing
    • Bubble Geometry vs. Process Variables
    • Simulator Exercise I
    • Process/Structure/Property Relationships
    • Simulator Exercise II
Course Description (continued)
  • Troubleshooting
    • Extruder Problems
    • Film Problems
  • Co-extrusion
    • Dies
    • Interfacial Instability
    • Applications
  • Quality/Variation
  • Hands-on Workshops
    • Set-up/Operation and Film Testing
    • Troubleshooting
    • Multilayer Films

Books authored by Kirk Cantor: